Recipes

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My roasted aubergine with tahini sour cream and pomegranate
Sandra Slawinski 30th September 2020

My roasted aubergine with tahini sour cream and pomegranate

The end of summer gives us the aubergine or eggplant. It is a vegetable...

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My French brioche toast with cloves and plum stew
Sandra Slawinski 23rd September 2020

My French brioche toast with cloves and plum stew

As the weather cools I really feel like lingering in bed on the weekends....

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Sandra Slawinski 21st September 2020

AUTUMN: what is in season?

Bye bye Summer, Hello Autumn! Find below the list of ingredients to look forward...

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My Cardamom roasted figs with goatcheese
Sandra Slawinski 16th September 2020

My Cardamom roasted figs with goatcheese

This is a special time of year, not only because the end of summer...

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My Champagne-soaked peach melba trifle
Sandra Slawinski 9th September 2020

My Champagne-soaked peach melba trifle

I am making up a new dessert by combining 3 of my favourites: peach...

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Belgian Classics (18): speculoos flan pie (vlaai) from Ghent
Sandra Slawinski 2nd September 2020

Belgian Classics (18): speculoos flan pie (vlaai) from Ghent

This flan like pie is called vlaai in Flemish and is made with leftover...

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My courgette fritters with za'atar cream dip
Sandra Slawinski 26th August 2020

My courgette fritters with za'atar cream dip

Courgette ( zucchini ) are in season now and is such a versatile vegetable....

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My hibiscus and watermelon frozen margarita
Sandra Slawinski 19th August 2020

My hibiscus and watermelon frozen margarita

Nothing is as refreshing as a frozen drink ( slushy) in summer. I LOVE...

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My summer veg and fruit gazpacho
Sandra Slawinski 12th August 2020

My summer veg and fruit gazpacho

This is definetely NOT a traditional gazpacho, so my friend Lucia would call this...

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Belgian Classics (17) : eel in green sauce
Sandra Slawinski 3rd August 2020

Belgian Classics (17) : eel in green sauce

This Belgian classic of freshwater eel with herby green sauce as many dishes, you...

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My grilled halloumi, cucumber, and oven "sun-dried" tomato sandwich
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2020

My grilled halloumi, cucumber, and oven "sun-dried" tomato sandwich

Tomatoes are coming in full season and I could not resist buying more cherry...

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My one-pan oven roasted cherry chicken with rosemary
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2020

My one-pan oven roasted cherry chicken with rosemary

Cherry chicken dinner! Cherries are in season and are just the sweetest and tangy...

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My melon sorbet infused with lemon verbena
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2020

My melon sorbet infused with lemon verbena

Summer and sorbet are a childhood memory for me and while no churn-sorbet is...

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My baby beetroot risotto with feta and sage
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2020

My baby beetroot risotto with feta and sage

I saw these baby beetroot cuties at the market and just had to get...

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My summery hotdogs with a coriander twist
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2020

My summery hotdogs with a coriander twist

Todays is the 4th of July ( damm how did we get to July...

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Belgian Classics (16): Flemish style cod with breadcrumb and herb crust
Sandra Slawinski 1st July 2020

Belgian Classics (16): Flemish style cod with breadcrumb and herb crust

With summer on our doorsteps and staycation a reality for all of us, we...

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My pea and mint hummus and seasonal vegetables
Sandra Slawinski 24th June 2020

My pea and mint hummus and seasonal vegetables

I love peas, and when they are just sooo fresh, it's like candy! Hummus...

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Sandra Slawinski 19th June 2020

SUMMER: What is in season?

Summer is upon us with that brings a lot of amazing ingredients coming every...

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My sun-filled Niçoise salad
Sandra Slawinski 17th June 2020

My sun-filled Niçoise salad

As none of will be travelling much beyond our country's borders this summer, I...

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My lobster bisque for a rainy day
Sandra Slawinski 10th June 2020

My lobster bisque for a rainy day

Lobster is now in season in Belgium and I LOVE indulging. I eat the...

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Belgian Classics (15): meatloaf with leeks and mustard vinaigrette
Sandra Slawinski 3rd June 2020

Belgian Classics (15): meatloaf with leeks and mustard vinaigrette

As the last of the winter leeks are available at the market and before...

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My version of a Caesar salad
Sandra Slawinski 27th May 2020

My version of a Caesar salad

I may not be the biggest fan of lettuces ( I call them leaves)...

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My Spring floral lunch in the garden serving white asparagus
Sandra Slawinski 23rd May 2020

My Spring floral lunch in the garden serving white asparagus

The virtual Chelsea Flower week was inspiring but of course not quite the same....

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The Chelsea Flower Show Pimm's Fizz
Sandra Slawinski 20th May 2020

The Chelsea Flower Show Pimm's Fizz

The Chelsea Flower Show, one of the largest horticultural events of the year, hosted...

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