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Blueberry Cherry Loaf Blueberry Cherry Loaf

Sometimes it’s the simple cakes that provide the most joy! This summery…

Spiced orange cream Spiced Orange Cream

This orange cream (without the cinnamon) was a well-kept family secret for…

Redcurrant Rosemary Jelly Redcurrant Rosemary Jelly

I know lots of people in Luxembourg who have redcurrant bushes in…

Avocado Schmier Avocado and Egg ‘Schmier’

Go anywhere for brunch in London or NYC, and you are bound…

Sweetcorn Tacos Sweetcorn Tacos

In Luxembourg we often have corn on the cob at barbecues, simply…

Patriotic Vacherin Patriotic Vacherin

Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you that I go…

Smoked Trout Crepe Rolls Smoked Trout Crêpe Rolls

People tend to eat a lot of smoked salmon in Luxembourg, but…

Green Potato salad and sausages Green Potato Salad with Sausages

Luxembourg is a country that loves potatoes, and I can’t imagine any…

Nettle soup Nettle Soup

I’d never eaten, let alone made nettle soup before shooting with Cindy…

x-0150 Caribbean Chicken with Pineapple Slaw

Ah, jerk chicken! Fragrant, spiced, rum-laced barbecued chicken from Jamaica – sunshine…

Quinoa Broccoli salad with pistachios Quinoa Broccoli salad with pistachios

I like hearty salads that can be a meal in themselves. There’s…

Moist Raspberry And Lemon Cake Moist Raspberry Lemon Cake

I love to make the most of the abundance of summer fruit…

Leek and Roquefort tarts Leek and Roquefort Tarts

A quick and easy lunch that’s perfect for when you don’t feel…

Pavlova Pineapple Pavlovas

I adore meringues. Crunchy on the outside, with a chewy, sugary centre…

Spinach polpette and slaw pitas with cashew mayo Spinach Polpette and Slaw Pitas with Cashew Mayo

Meatballs are a great thing, be it in pasta, sandwiches or just…

Italian panzanella salad Italian Peach Panzanella

This bread salad is bursting with summery flavours: sweet peaches, ripe tomatoes,…

Greek halloumi salad Grilled Halloumi and Lentil Salad

Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of goat’s, sheep’s…

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake

I first discovered lemon and poppy seed cake in the UK –…

Salmon 3 Ways Salmon 3 Ways

In the final of Mastercook, we asked the candidates to come up…

x-0116 Blueberry Pudding

Pudding is such an easy dessert to make – I wonder why…

Pappered Cheeseburger Peppered Cheeseburger

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my suggestion for a tasty…

Spaghetti with Zucchini ribbons and Pancetta Spaghetti with Courgette ribbons and Pancetta

This is one of my go-to pasta recipes, it’s really quick to…

Chinese egg dumplings, rice, sugar snap peas Half-Moon Egg Dumplings

Dumplings! What’s not to love about these Chinese goody-bags, stuffed with all…

Cherry yoghurt ice lollies Cherry Yoghurt Ice Lollies

These ice lollies remind me of my childhood summers: my mum would…

Green Goodness bowl: Tempeh, quinoa, peanut miso dressing, carrot, beetroot, pickled onion and herb salad Tempeh and Quinoa Goodness Bowl with Miso Peanut Dressing

Sometimes it’s just great to open the fridge, browse what’s inside and…

Quinoa kale salad Quinoa Kale Salad with Grapes

On my trip to NYC earlier this year, one thing really struck…

Baked feta with cherry tomatoes and bread salad Baked Feta, Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach Panzanella

Those who know me know that I’m a massive halloumi fan. Grilled,…

Cherry pistachio cake Spiced Cherry Pistachio Cake

Summer baking is a wonderful thing, just think of all the heavenly…

Broccoli Slaw Broccoli Slaw

I love a good coleslaw – it’s the perfect summer salad to…

x-0518-3 Mini Thai Chicken Burgers

Yes! Summer’s finally here. Ok, it’s not yet a full-time guest, just…

Beer-battered prawns with mango salsa Beer-battered Prawns with Mango salsa

I love fresh salsas in the summer – serve them with grilled…

Summer Salad Rolls with carrot ginger dip Summer Salad Rolls with Carrot Ginger Dip

During my trip through Vietnam earlier this year, I ate a hell…

Pad Thai The ultimate Pad Thai!

Pad thai is a very popular stir-fried noodle dish from Thailand –…

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

These ice cream sandwiches make a fun dessert or afternoon treat. I…

Sweetcorn tostadas with smoky mayonnaise, parmesan and coriander Smoky Sweetcorn tostadas

I just love a good corn on the cob smothered with butter…

Pea and Mint omelette with Feta Pea and mint omelette with feta cheese

This is a super quick and easy recipe, perfect for when you…

Grapefruit Gin & Tonic / Cucumber Lemonade Grapefruit Gin & Tonic and Cucumber Lemonade

These two cocktails – one with alcohol and the other without –…

Herb-crusted cod with pea risotto Herb-crusted cod with pea risotto

This week’s Mastercook challenge was all about keeping it monochrome. We want…

Banh Mi Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich

As I’m posting this recipe I am actually on my very first…

Asian salmon with cucumber salad and quinoa Asian salmon with cucumber salad and quinoa

This week’s Mastercook challenge involved cooking a dish fit for a romantic…

Steak Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Ah, there’s nothing better than this glorious steak taco: juicy grilled steak,…

Halloumi Burger with Pomegranate Guacamole Halloumi Burger with Pomegranate Guacamole

In the second episode of Mastercook, the challenge was to make an…

Fish Tacos ‘Nordsee’ Fish Tacos

On every German High Street, you’re guaranteed to find a Nordsee branch…

Hülya's Courgette Fritters Hülya’s Courgette Fritters

You could think of these courgette fritters as a Turkish take on…

Chicken Döner Kebab Chicken Döner Kebab

The döner kebab is such an iconic Turkish street snack, but in…

Herby Bulgur Salad Herby Bulgur Salad

If you like cooking with couscous, you should try swapping it for…

Melon Gazpacho Melon Gazpacho with Ham

For me, gazpacho always used to bring up an image of cold,…

Empanadas Crab Empanadas

Empanadas are the Spanish answer to pies – filled pastries, which are…

Mini Tortillas Mini Tortillas

I like making these mini tortillas to take to a picnic –…

Corn Fritters with Tomato Salsa Corn Fritters with Tomato Salsa

In recent years, chefs from Down Under have left their mark on…

Francesca's Aubergines Francesca’s Aubergines

This recipe is typical to Puglia, a region in the heel of…

Thai Style Bouneschlupp Thai Bouneschlupp with Fennel Meatballs

One of our token Luxembourg dishes is Bouneschlupp – a brothy soup…

Feta cake with Courgette and Mint Feta Cake with Courgette and Mint

This is one of my favourite party and picnic foods. Not really…

Pimm's Pimm’s

There’s nothing that screams British summer more than a jug of Pimm’s….

Coconut Victoria Sponge Cake Coconut Victoria Sponge Cake

If I’d have to name one iconic British cake, it would have…

BBQ Pork Skewers BBQ Pork Skewers

The smell of these barbecue pork skewers always transports me right back…

Courgette Feta Rolls Summer Aperitivo: Courgette goat’s cheese rolls

It’s been a hell of a looooooong time since I last shared…

Blueberries in Rosemary Wine Blueberries in Rosemary Wine with Langues de Chat Biscuits

As the days start growing colder again, and the brief summer is…

Amaretto Peach Crumble Cake Amaretto Peach Crumble Cake

Yup, it’s time to crumble again! This time: a crumble cake, my…

Pesto Pasta Salad Pesto Pasta Salad

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Cucumber Fennel Salad wih Mint and Feta Cucumber Fennel Salad with Mint and Feta

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

US BBQ Ribs US BBQ Ribs

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Melon and Blueberry Salad Melon and Blueberry Salad with a Spicy Kick

Phew, the Olympic Games are over! What a crazy time that was!…

Lemon Almond Cake with Honey Lemon Almond Cake with Honey

Summer baking is not really such a common endeavour. In a season…

Vodka Ginger Ice Lollies Vodka Ginger Ice Lollies

Summer may have decided to never show up, but I’ve decided not…

Orecchiette with Broccoli Orecchiette with Broccoli

Right, if summer decides not to finally make a grand appearance, I’ll…

Barbecue chicken skewers BBQ Sesame Chicken Skewers

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Japanes-inspired Carrot Salad Japanese-inspired Carrot Salad

I love carrot salads. Well, not really. I actually never liked carrots,…

Fennel and Mint Fritters Fennel and Mint Fritters with Yoghurt Dip

So at this time a year the weather is a bit weird…

Cherry Clafoutis Cherry Clafoutis – Summer Fruit at its best

Well, this is supposed to be summer. I keep on endlessly repeating…

Quinoa and Broadbean Salad Quinoa and Broadbean Salad

Right guys, it’s salad time! After the EHEC/ecoli thread is finally over,…

Fennel and Red Onion Quiche Fennel and Red Onion Quiche

Right, let me first set one thing straight: yes, I’ve just returned…

Thai Chicken Skewers Thai Chicken Skewers

These Thai skewers are a great addition to any BBQ party. You…

Vietnamese Summer Rolls Vietnamese Summer Rolls

These Vietnamese Summer Rolls are the perfect snack on a hot day.

Cherry Streusel Cake Cherry Rhubarb Streusel Cake

Ever since coming back from Berlin I can’t stop thinking about German…

xIMG_5531 Olive Rosemary Focaccia

It’s summer, or at least that’s what the calendar is telling me….

Pesto Pine Nut Cake South of France and a Pesto Pine Nut Cake

I finally got a well-deserved break from all the stress in London….

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