Veggie Tajine

Veggie Tajine for Three This tajine is not only super easy to cook and delicious, but also perfect for social settings. It must be cooked in an actual tajine; this determines many of the flavours. Buy yourself a tajine and enjoy the oriental flavours that accompany it. Ingredients 4 Potatoes…

Fantastic Four Soups

It's getting colder in the northern hemisphere. And I don't like it. But, I do have to admit that I am able to enjoy a cold Autumn Sunday afternoon as it serves a perfect experimental getaway in the kitchen. There is no day during Autumn and Winter that goes by…

Brainiac Capetownian food

Whenever I would arrive in Cape Town, I would always make sure to pay a visit to Nü lunchroom in Green Point. Not only do they serve very healthy and tasty food, but most of their dishes consists of yoghurt as part of the ingredients; and all their smoothies have frozen yoghurt…

Good Ol’ Apple Pie

This traditional Dutch pie has become underrated, undeservingly. The rich combination of apple, cinnamon and nuts is brilliant. Enough said.   Ingredients: Dough 300 gr flour 150 gr (full-cream) butter 100 gr (caster) sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 2 tbs water Filling 700 gr apples Lemon (for zest and…

Oreo Chocolate Cake

You can never go wrong with a classic chocolate cake. But this one is on another level of deliciousness. It is thick, moist and simply amazing. Imagine that plus Oreo to add that extra umph.  Diabetes. Yum! It is my personal favorite cake I have ever eaten and so, I…

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients 4 ounces of spaghetti Shrimp 2 cups of spinach Olive oil 1-2 tablespoons of butter 3 cloves of garlic Half of a red pepper Parsley Salt and pepper Ras al-hanout (optional) Dried oregano Parmesan Lemon (The ingredients are on the basis of one-two servings.)   Preparation Cook pasta and set…

Legribiya (Moroccan Cookie)

Every year with Eid-al Fitr (the holiday that marks the end of the fasting month Ramadan), my mom and I bake various cookies. Today I would like to share this delicious and easy to make cookie recipe. We often call them zand koekjes in Dutch (sand cookies) because it's a soft, crumble cookie! Let’s…

Omelette Berbère

Ingredients 2 eggs 2 potatoes 2 tomatoes 2 (red) onions 2 cloves of garlic 1 cup green olives 1 cup chickpeas 1 cup lima beans 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 tsp ras el ganout 1 tsp paprika powder 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 tbsp…

Oreo Cheesecake

Ingredients 500 grams of cream cheese 300 grams oreo cookies 200 grams of nutella 80 grams of butter (e.g. coconut butter) 3 eggs 2 tbsp cocoa powder Preparation Preheat oven to 160 ° C. Mix the cream cheese with nutella, eggs and cocoa powder. Crumble the oreo cookies completely fine…