Tag Archives: garlic

Simple chicken curry

It is still winter outside so to continue my Marks & Spencer food stuff testing I thought I’d whip up a simple curry. Quick and easy way to get the needed warmth to the body. Thanks to the already made spice mixes and tikka paste it was surprisingly quick and...

Beetroot and asparagus orzotto

I finally got a boost to come up with some new recipes. Marks & Spencer Estonia offered me an opportunity to test out some of their foodsing stuff. I’ve been around their store couple of times before and been impressed about the pureness of most of their products. Like stock is...

Nutty and seedy green salad with papaya

I felt like something crunchy for dinner. So I whipped up a nice nutty and seedy green salad to continue my alkalising path. Nutty and seedy green salad with papaya (Serves 1-2 / Prep time approx. 10 min) What you need: half papaya 2 small-medium savoy cabbage leaves handful of...

Beluga lentil salad

I’m continuing with my alkalising detox salad recipes. As I can’t eat just plain lettuce all day long then I’m testing out different combos of the foods on my ok list. I craved for something thicker more resembling a proper dinner so I thought I’d try out lentils. Went to...

Green salad with flax and sunflower seeds

My stomach has been acting up again, so it is time to go again onto the two week alkaline detoxifying diet to get everything into balance again. I did this half a year a ago by doctor’s recommendation and it helped a lot. This time around I will try to...

Minced beef, barley and vegetable soup

So I managed to get a cold at the same time when summer arrived to Estonia. Ginger and lemon are my besties at the moment. As I’m constantly tired I thought that the best solution would be cooking a soup to eat this weekend. Unfortunately I can’t eat super-spicy food for...

Chickpeas and spinach pasta

I was a tad hungover on Sunday and didn’t feel like going shopping for food and didn’t feel like ordering anything from a restaurant. So I went to my fridge and found some stuff that in my head should go together – I can say they totally went. I ended...

Beetroot and zucchini pasta / Punapeedi ja suvikõrvitsa pasta

Last week I agreed to be on of the food bloggers to test Estonian grain processing company Veski Mati‘s new pasta range that they’re launching now on the Estonian market. Following recipe will be featured on their facebook page, therefore this post will be bilingual (both in English and Estonian)....

Squash, chicken and bacon pasta

Yet again I’ve been bad blogger. It’s been a busy beginning of the year – lots of work and I’ve entered the dating world in full throttle too :). Hence, I haven’t had a chance to come up with any new recipes. Yesterday while shopping I thought it is about...

Jack beef with zucchini mash

I love slow cooked meat a lot and I love whiskey. So I decided to put my two loves together. As it’s a weekend I have the time to slow cook some beef steak – I got some organic romsteak/rump steak (I’m so off with the names of beef cuts,...

Beer pork loin and sweet potato stew

I’ve been repeateating all my old foods a little too much lately, so, today I decided to throw together something new and as I haven’t had pork for a long time I chose to give it a try. When wandering about the store I saw sweet potatoes and it hit...

Warm chicken mushroom salad

Last weekend I went to Positivus music festival, that I enjoyed enormously, but I ended up with a little summerflu/cold. So I decided to cure it the old-school way – with chicken soup and lots of herbal teas and stuff. It worked, I’m feeling a lot better now. But making...

Supersimple mushroom bacon pasta

I haven’t been good blogger lately. Heavy workload and illness took me out for a while. I promise to try harder and post more often from now on. Yesterday after tiring workday I wasn’t keen on hassling too much in the kitchen and  went supersimple.  Here comes one of the...

Tuna, bacon and potato muffins

I had totally different dinner plans for tonight, but when I filled my shopping basket with groceries and got to the cashier I was informed that the card payments don’t work and as I rarely have cash I had to ditch the shopping. So I got home and checked my...

Creamy chicken and vegetables

The other day I craved for something creamy so I whipped up a supersimple meal with lots of cream 🙂 Creamy chicken and vegetables (Serves 2 / Cooking time with prep approx. 20 min) What you need: 2 chicken breasts handful of spinach handful of sugar peas handful of turkish...

Butter fried pike fillet with greens

I’m not the biggest fish eater but once in a while I grave for some. Passing the fish counter today I felt today is the day to eat fish. So I grabbed some pike fillet and some greens and salad material to whip up a simple fishy dinner. Butter fried...

Simple tomato and prawn curry

As it is flu season again (many of my colleagues are feeling under 100%) I felt like eating something with asian twist. Checked my fridge and found some prawns left over in the freezer so I decided to go for them. So some veggies and curry paste and I ended...

Quick chickpea and mushroom soup

Lazy Sunday cooking time! I was little too hungover to go to shop to get stuff so I raided my fridge and found frozen wild mushrooms and a can of chickpeas. Condition mentioned before 😉 steered me towards a soup. So here it is supersimple and easy chickpea and mushroom...

Roasted eggplant and tomato risotto with fried chicken breast

I felt like risotto tonight. After going through the fridge I decided to try out if the eggplant would be a good match for risotto. And what you know, it is. Eggplant makes a tasty risotto when mixed with tad of tomatoes. Roasted eggplant and tomato risotto with fried chicken...

Warm spicy ginger and garlic prawn salad

Today I just craved for something simple and spicy with salad. I ran into couple of my friends in the supermarket’s frozen seafood aisle and mimicked their choice and bought some frozen prawns. With some additional ingredients I whipped up a supersimple and spicy tasty salad. Here’s how to make it...