Sweet potato, apple, coconut and chicken curry soup

At home we just LOVE this soup, it has so much flavour and a just enough kick from the curry paste to keep it interesting; which mixed with the tang of the lemon juice makes for a really nice dinner experience. It is super filling and in my opinon perfect for those night you want

Colombian Arroz con Pollo or Chicken with Rice

Arroz con Pollo is such a Colombian classic that even fast food chain sell it! Every lunch place you can find has a version of it and every single Colombian household has this as a GOTO meal. For 3 simple reasons:  It’s the original One Pot meal! As simple as it gets! And gives you

Fresh and tangy tzatziki 

I love this Tzatziki recipe, it’s fresh and tangy and super tasty! Perfect companion to pita bread, lamb, koftas or gyros. I had never really consciously tried tzatziki before I moved to Norway, let alone make it myself, but it’s so easy to make, that it really is worth putting in 5 minutes to serve

Mediterranean inspired barley salad

This Mediterranean inspired salad is so versatile, it goes great with quinoa, couscous or barley but consistently delivering a soul warming feeling. Yesterday it was time to have some delicious barley, I like using different grains and cereals so we don’t get bored and stuck in the same flavours and textures.  Also, my 13 month

Coconut chicken noodle soup

This coconut and chicken noodle soup may not be a looker, but the flavours and aromas it delivers is just out of this world! Packed with ginger, garlic, chili and lime this Thai inspired soup will leave you wanting for more. It’s quick and easy, the perfect fresh summer meal! I saw this recipe made

Creamy garlic shrimp pasta

It has garlic, it has shrimp and it’s deliciously creamy! What else is there to say? Ooh, yeah it has a kick to it, making it resemble ever so slightly one on my all time favourite Spanish dishes “camarones al ajillo” or garlic shrimp.  Lastly, it is lightning fast to make. You have to try

Warm Lentils, Spinach and Chèvre Salad

I love lentils they are the perfect superfood,  packed with iron super filling and during my pregnancy it was the only thing that would lower my blood sugar!   I usually eat lentils in soups or stews, but having had a box of green lentils lying around for ages, I thought why not try eating lentils

Mango and lime parfait

This mango and lime parfait is the amazing result of and experimental dessert that came about due to excess of increasingly ripe mangoes. Deliciously fluffy, fresh, delicate and in one word, fabulous!  Incredibly easy, no bake, refrigerate only it is as easy as it gets. Definitely worth a try! Enjoy!

Grilled corn on the cob with cheese and mayo

Grilled corn on the cob with cheese and mayonaise is, in my opinion, the absolute best way to eat corn. The flavours get amplied to the nth degree. You really should give this a try! Ok, so back home we have corn grilling stands in every other corner. You can actually see the stand from

Chicken and pomegranate salad

Chicken and pomegranate, what a fantastic combination in a salad! The crunch and explosion of flavour that the pomegranate brings is just amazing. Whenever I want to make my regular chicken salad more exiting I always go for the pomegranate effect.

Salmon burritos with Mango salsa

This salmon burritos are everything you want in a burrito, tasty, juicy, tangy and fresh. I felt that we had gotten into a Salmon rut, it seemed like we had gone through all of our salmon recipes and I was a bit tired of the same old, same old. So, I decided to go for some

Walnut and Banana pancakes

These banana pancakes are perfect for Sunday breakfast or brunch or even as lunchbox for the kids . Described by my husband with “They are the bomb”, they are soft, airy, almost dissolving in your mouth at every bite and packed with delicious banana flavour. You can even  go for an extra twist by adding peanut

Thai Beef Salad

This fresh, tangy and delicious Thai beef salad is the perfect option for those rare days you have some leftover grilled beef, however if you are like the hubs and tend to not leave any meat  behind, you can simply grill or pan fry the beef when preparing this recipe. It will only add 15

Chickpea and Sausages Stew

Recently, I came across this chickpea and sausages stew recipe quite  while I was searching for inspiration. I find it to be simple quick and a delicious hardy meal for the whole family. After having found the most delicious “gourmet” Italian Seasoning sausages by chance and going through a couple of intense Colombian style hotdog for dinner

Baked Lemon Salmon

This is my goto recipe everytime I want to make something delicious and as usual are running short of time.  This salmon recipe is simple and quick but still delivers the delicious homecooked feeling. My husband, first made this for me one day after work as a casual dinner together when we were both starving.

Creamy and Delicious Hummus

I’ve been a fan of Hummus for a very long time. Creamy, smooth, tangy, the perfect companion for pita bread and a glass of red wine. I was introduced  to it a very long time ago. For part of my childhood I lived in a city called Barranquilla in the Caribbean coast. Barranquilla is, believe it

Peach, Cured Ham and Blue cheese Salad

Ever since I found this peach and cured ham salad, I have been modifying it to enhance even more the flavours. It really feels like you are indulging yourself when you eat this salad. I promise! The recipe calls for peach and I prefer to use peach during the summer as it is in season, however, I

Orange, Ginger and Carrot Soup

This is not your run of the mill carrot soup, this here is my carrot soup with a twist! Packed with flavours; the sweetness and tanginess of the orange, sharpness of the ginger and in the back the carrot that wraps all of it together with a hint of heat from fresh red chili. A wake up

Quick and Easy Coleslaw 

So, I adore coleslaw!  Funny thing though I used to hate it with all of my might, until one day when, my husband planned a surprise dinner date at home. I sat gladly to the table and saw coleslaw, steak and potatoes. Wait, coleslaw? Oh, crap!  I decided: well I’ll give it a go, at

Crispy Chicken Salad

You know those days you are bored of the same old same old. Well today it was one of those days. It was chicken salad day, I usually love chicken salad day but today I wanted something more interesting. So my regular pan seared chicken ended up being cut into medium sized cubes and then