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My ultimate guide to edible flowers for drinks and cooking
Sandra Slawinski 26th July 2019

My ultimate guide to edible flowers for drinks and cooking

I posted this Wednesday my tempura courgette blossoms (link HERE) and told you how...

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My tempura courgette blossoms
Sandra Slawinski 24th July 2019

My tempura courgette blossoms

Right now courgettes planted in spring are giving a bounty full of blossoms and...

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My golden turmeric and miso leftover vegetable soup
Sandra Slawinski 17th July 2019

My golden turmeric and miso leftover vegetable soup

Does this happen to you too? You go to the farmers market and get...

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My summery vitello tonnato
Sandra Slawinski 10th July 2019

My summery vitello tonnato

Vitello Tonnato is an Italian dish, a true surf and turf dish from the...

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Belgian Classics (6) : vol-au-vent, the best chicken stew
Sandra Slawinski 3rd July 2019

Belgian Classics (6) : vol-au-vent, the best chicken stew

This year round classic Belgian dish, a chicken stew, was not my favourite until...

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15 most common cooking terms explained to help you talk and cook smarter
Sandra Slawinski 14th June 2019

15 most common cooking terms explained to help you talk and cook smarter

When I write my recipes I keep it simple so everyone regardless if English...

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Belgian classics (5): Belgian chocolate mousse
Sandra Slawinski 5th June 2019

Belgian classics (5): Belgian chocolate mousse

Belgian chocolate is THE best in the world hence is our chocolate mousse. I...

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6 simple cooking tips to steal from professional chefs
Sandra Slawinski 31st May 2019

6 simple cooking tips to steal from professional chefs

Whether you are a cautious beginner or more confident home cook, let me run...

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My spring salad with grilled baby lettuce
Sandra Slawinski 29th May 2019

My spring salad with grilled baby lettuce

I just LOVE spring, every couple of weeks a new fruit and vegetable comes...

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My 5 tasty salad dressings made under 5 minutes
Sandra Slawinski 24th May 2019

My 5 tasty salad dressings made under 5 minutes

Nothing has more power than a lovely dressing to turn a simple salad into...

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My roasted rhubarb with hummus, feta and homemade tortilla chips
Sandra Slawinski 22nd May 2019

My roasted rhubarb with hummus, feta and homemade tortilla chips

Another seasonal gem just came into season : rhubarb. These tangy, crunchy stems served...

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My almond and maple cake with strawberries and mascarpone cream
Sandra Slawinski 8th May 2019

My almond and maple cake with strawberries and mascarpone cream

In season now : strawberries - YIPEEEEE, although they give me a terrible rash...

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Belgian Classics (4):Asperges  á la Flamande
Sandra Slawinski 6th May 2019

Belgian Classics (4):Asperges á la Flamande

White asparagus are the white gold of Belgium. In season from end April to...

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How to meal prep for the week in 1 hour
Sandra Slawinski 24th April 2019

How to meal prep for the week in 1 hour

I was in a book shop the other day checking out cookbooks ( one...

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My slow-cooked lamb shanks in red wine sauce
Sandra Slawinski 17th April 2019

My slow-cooked lamb shanks in red wine sauce

I don't practice religion but keep some of the foodie family traditions,  although I...

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Belgian Classics (3): Belgian mussels
Sandra Slawinski 3rd April 2019

Belgian Classics (3): Belgian mussels

Gosh I can't exactly remember when I had my 1st taste of mussels but...

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My vegan polenta with seasonal red vegetables
Sandra Slawinski 27th March 2019

My vegan polenta with seasonal red vegetables

Vegan is not something I aspire, and it's been quite controversial these past few...

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My beetroot-cured organic salmon
Sandra Slawinski 20th March 2019

My beetroot-cured organic salmon

SPRING is here, TG we survived another winter. Days are getting longer, more light...

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How exactly to make my cheese ravioli
Sandra Slawinski 13th March 2019

How exactly to make my cheese ravioli

I am not that big of a pasta fan to be honest (more a...

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Belgian Classics (2): Belgian stoemp
Sandra Slawinski 6th March 2019

Belgian Classics (2): Belgian stoemp

Have you ever heard of stoemp? ( spell check keeps wanting to spell stomp)...

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My rice pudding with spices and passion fruit
Sandra Slawinski 27th February 2019

My rice pudding with spices and passion fruit

Need a fast and delicious dessert, rice pudding is the answer. This sweetness goes...

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My French onion soup (with little help from Julia)
Sandra Slawinski 20th February 2019

My French onion soup (with little help from Julia)

Winter is being kind to us in Brussels, we got lots and lots of...

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My blood orange and radicchio salad
Sandra Slawinski 13th February 2019

My blood orange and radicchio salad

A few rays of sunshine and I can't bear it any longer: I need...

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Belgian Classics (1):Flemish beef stew
Sandra Slawinski 6th February 2019

Belgian Classics (1):Flemish beef stew

Here a Belgian classic Flemish dish from my hometown Ghent and my brother's favourite:...

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