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picture of butternut apricot curry
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BUTTERNUT APRICOT CURRY

Ever since I enjoyed an amazing butternut curry in South Africa, I have been a fan of that squash and it made me very happy when they started showing up on our veggie shelves here in Germany.  In the university cafeteria there was once an apricot curry I liked a lot,…

17. September 2018
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QUICK & EASY NOODLES WITH PEANUT SAUCE

This is part two of my holiday series where I’ll show dishes that can easily be made somewhere else in less than 20 minutes, with ingredients from the supermarket and no fancy kitchen toys. Here I have a basic recipe for noodles with peanut sauce. Feel free to add onions, garlic,…

17. June 2018
quick and easy vegan pasta salad with balsamic glaze
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QUICK & EASY PASTA SALAD WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE

In my easy holiday kitchen I show dishes like this pasta salad, that can easily and quickly be cooked somewhere else, in about 20 minutes, with ingredients from the supermarket and no fancy kitchen toys. They work without onions and garlic, but of course it’s fine to add them. The first…

9. June 2018
vegan naked cake with strawberries
Recipes / Desserts

NAKED STRAWBERRY CAKE

Every year in May, little strawberry houses show up all over Berlin and they sell fresh, red, sweet strawberries right from the fields outside the city. And that means strawberry cake!  Last summer I tried the vanilla cake recipe by Loving it vegan (original recipe here) and it was great, but…

4. June 2018
Recipes / Brunch

FLUFFY PRETZEL CORNERS

Many bakeries in Germany sell these tasty looking lye bread rolls. Unfortunately they usually contain dairy and eggs, so they are not an option for vegans. So I figured out how to bake my own fluffy lye pretzel corners and I’ll show you exactly how to do it in this recipe and video…

9. April 2018
vegan baileys
Desserts / presents for vegans

HOMEMADE VEGAN BAILEY’S

I love Bailey’s and after going vegan I missed it for a long time, so I was really happy when I got a bottle of homemade coconut milk Bailey’s for my birthday two years ago. To be precise, what I got was Bailey’s and vegan “Mett”, a raw minced pork specialty…

9. April 2018
PINK PEPPER AND PICTURE OF SWEET POTATO FOCACCIA
Recipes / Brunch

PINK PEPPER & SWEET POTATO FOCACCIA

This focaccia started with a tasty bread I ate in Tel Aviv at the beach, and when I wanted to make something like that at home, I ended up adding more and more ingredients, including the Indian spice ajwain* that I think goes very well with a lot of Mediterranean dishes.…

22. March 2018
picture of spicy satay sauce
Recipes / Sauces & Fingerfood

SPICY PEANUT SAUCE

Here is a separate version of my delicious spicy peanut sauce recipe. Would you like to watch the video first? Ingredients for the spicy peanut sauce 1 garlic clove1 small onion1 tablespoon ginger240 ml/ 1 cup coconut milk1/2 -1 teaspoon sambal oelek2 tablespoons ketjap manis1/4 cup peanut butter2 stalks lemongrass maybe…

18. February 2018
picture of vegan death by chocolate & Irish cream muffins
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DEATH BY CHOCOLATE & IRISH CREAM MUFFINS

I thought, if I’m going to make chocolate muffins, I’ll be really serious about it. And what’s even better than chocolate? Exactly. Irish cream. Luckily, I stumbled across the vegan Bailey’s recipe by Oh She Glows a while ago, and based on that I came up with these muffins. I ate…

5. February 2018
vegan seitan satay
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SEITAN SATAY WITH BAMI GORENG

When I visit my family in Holland, we often have Indonesian food. Every time I come there, the food gets a little more vegan. This satay, inspired by the Indonesian cuisine is my specialty, and I decided for bami goreng as a side dish and a refreshing iced lemongrass tea. The…

17. January 2018