Hello my zebras,
It’s time for a veggie day! In theory, I have been trying for some time to eat less meat. In practice, it hasn’t exactly gone as planned. However, Lent is a very nice occasion to pay more attention to it and that’s why I brought you a light, vegetarian recipe today.
A delicious coleslaw with apple & halloumi ❤ The best part: “Despite” a large portion of vegetables and even fruit, this dish still very much feels like soulfood – that could have something to do with the large portion of cheese under which the salad hides 😉
Coleslaw with Apple and Halloumi
for 2-3 servings
- 1 pack of Halloumi cheese
- 1/2 cabbage
- 2 green apples
- 2 spring onions
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2-3 tbsp brown sugar
- Salt & pepper
Clean the cabbage and slice finely. Wash the apples and quarter them with the peel on. Core and coarsly grate them, then cut the spring onions into fine rings. Put everything in a large bowl.
For the dressing, mix olive oil, lime juice, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Add to the sliced cabbage and knead with your hands to evenly distribute the dressing.
Now cut the halloumi into pieces and fry in a hot pan. Serve on top of the coleslaw – preferably with a nice piece of fresh bread.
What are your favourite vegetarian recipes? After all, I’m always looking for new ideas!
Stay sweet & HAPPY COOKING!
Hi my cuties!
Summer might be slowing down a bit at the moment but there’s one rule that still applies: summer time = barbecue time
And if you really want to impress everyone at the next barbecue party then you should definitely try this super simple recipe! This delicious garlic butter doesn’t only look great but also tastes amazing – slightly spicy and a bit tangy … perfect for steaks and grilled veggies!
Garlic butter with pink peppercorns and lime
makes 1 roll of butter
- 250 g obutter
- 6 cloves of garlic
- Some olive oil
- 2 tsp pink peppercorns
- 1 tsp salt
- peel of 1 lime
Remove the butter from the refrigerator and let it warm up to room temperature.
Peel the garlic cloves and fry them in a small pan with a little olive oil for about 5 minutes. It’s totally fine if they turn dark brown on the outside. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Place the butter in a small bowl. Grind up the pink peppercorns freshly using a mortar and pestle (alternatively use store bought) and add to the butter with the salt and the grated lime peel. Press the garlic cloves individually through a garlic press, removing the darkened skins from the press in between, and add about 1 tsp of olive oil from frying to the butter. Now mix well with a fork.
Wrap up in parchment paper or foil, form into a roll and allow to cool in the refrigerator.
Have you ever made spiced butter? And if so, will you tell me what flavour you picked?
Stay sweet & HAPPY COOKING!
Hello my dears!
Let’s get started with a very essential question:
CORIANDER – YAY OR NAY?
Unfortunately, I’m #TeamNAY and one of those people for whom coriander tastes terribly like soap. Before I heard of that phenomenon, I once nearly lost my mind over an Asian stir-fry that just tasted like someone had dumped a generous portion of dish soap into it.
But why am I talking about coriander? Because it is (usually) one of the main ingredients of today’s recipe and now that I explained why I’m not a fan you won’t wonder why I claim it’s ‘optional’ later on 😀
The remaining ingredients, however, are not at all optional: avocado and strawberries ❤ We mix it together to create a summery guacamole, which is wonderfully fruity, fresh and so colorful … let’s go!
- 1 large avocado
- juice of half a lime
- 4-6 strawberries
- chili flakes
Cut the avocado in half and scoop out the pulp. Put it in a bowl together with the lime juice and mash with a fork. Season with salt and chili flakes.
Wash the strawberries and cut them into fine cubes. Carefully stir them into the guacamole and – OPTIONALLY 😉 – top with some coriander and serve!
That’s all you need for this early summer snack! And to be honest – a large portion of it paired with a bag of tortilla chips would be an acceptable dinner for me 😀
Stay sweet & HAPPY SNACKING!