Winter

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My miso lacquered octopus with wilted bok choy
Sandra Slawinski 24th February 2021

My miso lacquered octopus with wilted bok choy

This octopus is lacquered with lots of flavour and makes you instantly travel to...

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My bite size veggie tacos for two
Sandra Slawinski 10th February 2021

My bite size veggie tacos for two

Whether you celebrate Valentines Day with your partner, Galentines Day with your BFF, or...

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My celebratory apple crêpes
Sandra Slawinski 2nd February 2021

My celebratory apple crêpes

I have fond childhood memories of my dad making crêpes and me eating them...

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My soul warming hot spiked mulled apple cider
Sandra Slawinski 27th January 2021

My soul warming hot spiked mulled apple cider

There is nothing quite like a warm, spiced drink to warm your soul on...

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Celebrating Epiphany with almond galette
Sandra Slawinski 6th January 2021

Celebrating Epiphany with almond galette

Wether we are catholic or not, most of us enjoy an almond galette on...

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My colourful winter coleslaw
Sandra Slawinski 30th December 2020

My colourful winter coleslaw

Winter brings us plenty of cabbages, this purple and white one ended up in...

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My roasted pineapple with pomegranate molasses and spices glaze
Sandra Slawinski 23rd December 2020

My roasted pineapple with pomegranate molasses and spices glaze

This dessert is all fruit and spices, no added sugar yet super sweet and...

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WINTER: what is in season?
Sandra Slawinski 21st December 2020

WINTER: what is in season?

Here comes Winter! Find below the list of ingredients to look forward too and...

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My chestnut and mushroom cabbage rolls with smoked paprika tomato sauce
Sandra Slawinski 16th December 2020

My chestnut and mushroom cabbage rolls with smoked paprika tomato sauce

This Slavic inspired dish quintessentially announces "winter is here". The dark green bouquet of...

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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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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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My hassle-back root vegetables
Sandra Slawinski 29th January 2020

My hassle-back root vegetables

"in the middle of dead winter" - gosh I think everyone knows instinctively what...

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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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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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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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