Moroccan Couscous

DD loves couscous and will eat almost an entire plate at our local vegetarian restaurant. So I figured I give it a try at home. This isn’t authentic Moroccan couscous but the spice mixture was inspired but recipes I found online. Ingredients: Ginger (Ground or fresh) Ground Cinnamon Ground cloves Ground nutmeg Ground Cumin 1 … More Moroccan Couscous

Tender Beef Tenderloin

Cooking an extra thick piece of tenderloin steak and finding that balance between too burnt/crusty on the outside and cooked on the inside and still keeping it tender was something I found difficult till I discovered this trick. Ingredients Thick 2-3cm tenderloin steak (nb. if thicker will need to tie it for even cooking) Olive … More Tender Beef Tenderloin

Chickpea and Cod stew

About a month ago DD suddenly started refusing foods that she usually loved eg. chicken, beef, lentils etc. And not only that her already refined palate became even more refined – think foie gras, duck confit, clams sauteed in white wine with garlic and cilantro etc. Desperate, I started looking for other recipes that included … More Chickpea and Cod stew

Garbanzo stew

Finally found a garbanzo (chickpea) recipe that doesn´t contain spinach! Usually I can´t eat garbanzos as it gives me tummyache. However, DD loves them. So this time I decided to soak for two days and regularly change the water – worked fantastically. Loved the stew, and no regrets after. Ingredients 500g garbanzos (soak for two … More Garbanzo stew

Lentil Dahl

DD loves lentil, however I’d always noticed that she rejects carrots in any form. As we eat lots of carrots so decided to try and keep carrots out of our diet for a few weeks to see if it improved her eating and sleep. Only issue with this it that all recipes I know or … More Lentil Dahl

Panfried Trout

The local supermarket recently changed hands, and after a week closure of renovation it reopened with a large fish department and a fantastic selection. While I still will make the longer walk to the fresh food markets occasionally for fresh catch, I’m making the most of what is on offer “downstairs”. One fish I’ve started … More Panfried Trout