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Happy Chinese Beef Noodle Soup
Sandra Slawinski 24th January 2020

Happy Chinese Beef Noodle Soup

In Chinese Astrology the year 2020 celebrates the Rat; they are intelligent, adaptable, ve...

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My pistachio and orange blossom baklava
Sandra Slawinski 22nd January 2020

My pistachio and orange blossom baklava

I am lucky, there is a Turkish pastry shop in Brussels near the Grand...

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My prawn larb salad with toasted rice
Sandra Slawinski 15th January 2020

My prawn larb salad with toasted rice

Gorgeous seafood is in season now: scallops, prawns, oysters etc all lovely yummy crustaceans...

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My spicy pineapple chutney
Sandra Slawinski 8th January 2020

My spicy pineapple chutney

Making chutney is something I consider more a British and Indian traditional preserve than...

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A simple winter salad of mango, white cabbage and dill
Sandra Slawinski 25th December 2019

A simple winter salad of mango, white cabbage and dill

While winter has started and the shortest days of the year are upon us...

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Sandra Slawinski 20th December 2019

WINTER: what is in season?

Although it's been quite cold, windy and rainy in Brussels lately, winter officially hits...

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My perfect venison with celeriac pappardelle and kale
Sandra Slawinski 18th December 2019

My perfect venison with celeriac pappardelle and kale

With Christmas only a week away, I hope you are enjoying the festive season...

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My spice and poached pears with canberries
Sandra Slawinski 11th December 2019

My spice and poached pears with canberries

The holiday season can be brutal but it does not have to be.  I...

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Belgian Classics (11): Brussels sprouts with bacon
Sandra Slawinski 4th December 2019

Belgian Classics (11): Brussels sprouts with bacon

Cabbage season is upon us and nothing is as famous as Brussels sprouts, mostly...

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My gingerbread star cookies, a total fail
Sandra Slawinski 27th November 2019

My gingerbread star cookies, a total fail

Yes EPIC fail and I rather share with you my frustration than throw it...

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Roasted apples with fennel seeds and pork belly
Sandra Slawinski 20th November 2019

Roasted apples with fennel seeds and pork belly

I am a big fan of apple compote all year a round, but fresh...

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My earl grey and cardamom poached pear, double chocolate cake
Sandra Slawinski 13th November 2019

My earl grey and cardamom poached pear, double chocolate cake

One of my favourite things to eat is poached pears, it s soo simple...

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EVERYTHING pumpkin : 6 dishes to enjoy this season
Sandra Slawinski 8th November 2019

EVERYTHING pumpkin : 6 dishes to enjoy this season

Get inspired with my 6 pumpkin dishes. What is your favourite? PUMPKIN GNOCCHI - click...

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Belgian Classics (10): Pheasant à la Brabançonne
Sandra Slawinski 6th November 2019

Belgian Classics (10): Pheasant à la Brabançonne

One of my favourite game to eat but tricky to cook is pheasant. Few...

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My ultimate pumpkin pancakes
Sandra Slawinski 31st October 2019

My ultimate pumpkin pancakes

Long weekend coming up, and I love to wake up to these soooo seasonal...

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My Halloween pumpkin cheese board
Sandra Slawinski 25th October 2019

My Halloween pumpkin cheese board

I didn't grow up celebrating Halloween but of course was familiar with the practise...

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My pumpkin hummus and pomegranate crostini
Sandra Slawinski 23rd October 2019

My pumpkin hummus and pomegranate crostini

Leftover roasted pumpkin ? You want something different than soup, how about a quick...

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How to roast vegetables?
Sandra Slawinski 18th October 2019

How to roast vegetables?

I find Autumn the perfect season for roasting vegetables in the oven. I love...

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My Autumn risotto with pumpkin and mushrooms
Sandra Slawinski 16th October 2019

My Autumn risotto with pumpkin and mushrooms

Pumpkin season is definitely here! and what better combo exists than pumpkin, mushrooms and...

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What to do with leftover celery?
Sandra Slawinski 11th October 2019

What to do with leftover celery?

I made chicken stock last week to make the chicken broth,  a classic waterzooi...

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My gluten-free figs galette with chestnut cream
Sandra Slawinski 9th October 2019

My gluten-free figs galette with chestnut cream

The beautiful figs at the färm store looked so gorgeous, I had to take...

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4 soups to help you face the rainy weather
Sandra Slawinski 4th October 2019

4 soups to help you face the rainy weather

It has been raining and ghastly all week, all I want is soup. Nothing...

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Belgian Classics (9): waterzooi (chicken broth) from Ghent
Sandra Slawinski 2nd October 2019

Belgian Classics (9): waterzooi (chicken broth) from Ghent

I was born and raised in Ghent, and although I ve not lived there...

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My fully loaded butternut squash
Sandra Slawinski 25th September 2019

My fully loaded butternut squash

There is soo much loveless in Autumn and squash such as butternut and pumpkin...

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