Summer

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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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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 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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My pan-fried feta with honey drizzle
Sandra Slawinski 11th September 2019

My pan-fried feta with honey drizzle

Getting into September means slightly cooker nights and a panfried feta to share with...

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My fresh mint syrup and Hercule Poirot
Sandra Slawinski 30th August 2019

My fresh mint syrup and Hercule Poirot

Every summer it is the same story: the mint goes nuts in the garden...

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My veggie-loaded grilled Provencal pizza
Sandra Slawinski 28th August 2019

My veggie-loaded grilled Provencal pizza

An easy week dinner, on the table in matter of minutes is pizza. I...

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My fresh apricot crumble squares
Sandra Slawinski 21st August 2019

My fresh apricot crumble squares

Stone fruit like peaches, apricots and plums are such a delight! Just great to...

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My tasty Mediterrean watermelon salad
Sandra Slawinski 14th August 2019

My tasty Mediterrean watermelon salad

Watermelon is the ingredient of the week. It screams summer to me. I remember...

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My summer lobster and cockles linguine
Sandra Slawinski 9th August 2019

My summer lobster and cockles linguine

Lobster is in season and I am sooo thrilled, I could eat it everyday,...

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Belgian Classics (7): grey shrimp stuffed tomato (tomate crevettes)
Sandra Slawinski 7th August 2019

Belgian Classics (7): grey shrimp stuffed tomato (tomate crevettes)

There is nothing better when the summer sun is shinning bright and you got...

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My canned cherries: sweet or boozy
Sandra Slawinski 31st July 2019

My canned cherries: sweet or boozy

Cherries are in season right now and they taste sooo fabulously sweet and juicy....

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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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