Spring

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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 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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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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Sandra Slawinski 20th March 2020

SPRING: what is in season?

Tomorrow 21 March Spring officially begins in Belgium. I look sooooo much forward to...

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my 3 easy steps to make the best strawberry jam ever
Sandra Slawinski 2nd August 2019

my 3 easy steps to make the best strawberry jam ever

This spring and summer I ve been already making jam and keep giving them...

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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 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 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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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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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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