Scones

I’ve been making this scones recipe for as long as I can remember; I called them back then “Panecillos”. This was the Colombian Spanish name for Scones, something that took me a couple of decades to realize as Panecillos (or Scones) have always been a natural part of my life. As you guessed, this is

Thai Inspired Red Curry Chicken

So, I say inspired because I know very little of The amazing Thai cuisine. I know the flavors and borrow them to compose quick week-day meals that are ready in a pinch and an absolute family favorite! This red curry chicken recipe is more like a general guideline or foundation if you will, to achieve

Lemon meringue pie

I’ve always wanted to make lemon meringue pie, but it always seemed like so much work.  Well, I was quite mistaken! This lemon meringue was so easy to make, and such a success! Everyone loved it. It had the perfect balance of sweet and tangy and the ground almonds add such a delicate touch of

Mango and Avocado Poke Bowl

I was lurking at the local supermarket one sunny summer day and saw this beautiful Salma fillet, which is a brand of really good quality salmon in Norway. I just had to have it! My mouth was watering at the thought of it. I went home and thought about how to best have this beautiful

Homemade Creamy Pesto

Pesto a la Genovese is a such a  famous sauce, mainly for its simplicity, is one I did not come to appreciate until well in my 20’s. I made an attempt to make Pesto Tagliatelle as a student late in my teens with the store bought kind and I frankly thought it to be horrible

Tangy Three Beans Salad

Start the week fresh with this super flavourful, fiber pack, three  beans salad, I guarantee you will not regret it. It is super simple to make, usually makes enough to have left overs and easy perfect as a main dish after an indulging weekend. Pair it with some Pita bread chips or make a simple

Blue Cheese Dip

I looooove cheese, just adore it. Quite strange given in Colombia you don’t find many different types of cheese easily and the standard is usually very fresh cheese. But once I crossed the pond and found out just how many different types of cheese you can find I fell REALLY in love. Nonetheless, blue cheese

American Lumberjack Breakfast 

Lumberjack breakfast, a staple of Diners in the USA, also know as my SO’s favourite breakfast, is a favourite in our home.  I have made some adjustments our allergies are taken into account, but the spirit of the dish is the same: Pancakes in our case (banana pancakes) they have to stack considerably, so at

Lemon cheesecake with strawberry sauce

This lemon cheesecake is one of the desserts I have been making since I was a teen, all my girlfriends would basically pool around the cheesecake with a spoon and well, that would be the  end of that cheesecake. Such sweet memories, even now it’s a family favourite and always present at any formal dinner.