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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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My strawberry, rose water and pistachio clafoutis
Sandra Slawinski 13th May 2020

My strawberry, rose water and pistachio clafoutis

Strawberries are in season and because I kind of have a little bit of...

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Celebrating Mother's day with scones and tea
Sandra Slawinski 8th May 2020

Celebrating Mother's day with scones and tea

In these strange times we all had to make-do the best we can. I...

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My carrot and spice muffins with cream cheese frosting
Sandra Slawinski 29th April 2020

My carrot and spice muffins with cream cheese frosting

Now we all have more time to bake and try new things, I am...

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My dad and rhubarb jam
Sandra Slawinski 27th April 2020

My dad and rhubarb jam

My dad, Chef Willy Slawinski,  was always cooking. There was always a pot of...

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My spring vegetable tart loaded with burrata and flowers
Sandra Slawinski 24th April 2020

My spring vegetable tart loaded with burrata and flowers

This vegetable tart is no-nonsense cooking, like I LOVE and it is super delish....

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My spinach gnocchi with vegan roquette pesto
Sandra Slawinski 22nd April 2020

My spinach gnocchi with vegan roquette pesto

How are you all doing? I am feeling very inspired some days and very...

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My herb focaccia
Sandra Slawinski 17th April 2020

My herb focaccia

It is amazing when you ve time what you are able to do. I...

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My kohlrabi rösti with tossed greens and poached egg
Sandra Slawinski 15th April 2020

My kohlrabi rösti with tossed greens and poached egg

How lucky am I in confident healthy and able to receive fresh-straight-from-the-farm produce?  In...

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Easter lamb with rhubarb compote and gravy
Sandra Slawinski 8th April 2020

Easter lamb with rhubarb compote and gravy

Spring has definitely spoiled us with great warm sunny weather so far in Belgium....

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no-knead Dutch oven bread
Sandra Slawinski 3rd April 2020

no-knead Dutch oven bread

By request I am reposting my no-knead bread. I made it last week with...

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Belgian Classics (14): croque Monsieur
Sandra Slawinski 1st April 2020

Belgian Classics (14): croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur or grilled ham & cheese if you like, is such a staple...

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My turmeric chickpea topped sweet potato
Sandra Slawinski 25th March 2020

My turmeric chickpea topped sweet potato

For this veggie dish, all you need is: sweet potatoes, a can of chickpeas,...

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My winter white pizza with potatoes and leeks
Sandra Slawinski 18th March 2020

My winter white pizza with potatoes and leeks

All you need is a pizza crust, cheese, potatoes and leeks. This simple white...

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My winter citrus, crispy kale and creamy burrata salad
Sandra Slawinski 11th March 2020

My winter citrus, crispy kale and creamy burrata salad

The days are getting longer ( yippeee) and I am craving some sunshine. In...

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Belgian Classics (13): tarte au sucre - sugar pie
Sandra Slawinski 4th March 2020

Belgian Classics (13): tarte au sucre - sugar pie

"Sugar pie, honey bunch" , you know that Four Tops song from the 60ties...

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My poached salmon with capers and fennel
Sandra Slawinski 26th February 2020

My poached salmon with capers and fennel

Winter in February is hard, not at all snowy nor subzero temperatures as in...

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5 darling oyster toppings to share this Valentines Day
Sandra Slawinski 14th February 2020

5 darling oyster toppings to share this Valentines Day

Whether you celebrate or not, just enjoy ! People either love or hate oysters,...

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My preserved lemons
Sandra Slawinski 12th February 2020

My preserved lemons

Lemons, indeed all citrus is bang in season and my mom's trees are working...

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Belgian Classics (12): chicon ( Belgian endive) gratin
Sandra Slawinski 5th February 2020

Belgian Classics (12): chicon ( Belgian endive) gratin

Grey, rainy, dark February days begs for comfort food, and one of those ultimate...

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