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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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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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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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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 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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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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My pavlova and lemon curd
Sandra Slawinski 30th January 2019

My pavlova and lemon curd

As I read about Australia having a heat wave ( and we are freezing...

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My dill and leeks fish pie
Sandra Slawinski 23rd January 2019

My dill and leeks fish pie

Boy oh boy is it cold out there these past few days, we got...

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