Lamb salad with Tzatziki

This is a nice summer dinner. You may eat the tzatziki as a side salad (like my boyfriend did) or you can use it as a dressing for the salad (as I did). In the picture you see the different components so anyone can prepare it as he¬†wishes. Ingredients: For the tzatziki: 180 gr greek…

Rate this:

Raised beds, preparation of the new season

Since last week I am preparing for the new season for my raised beds. Well outside there is snow… not really motivating… So this year I decided that I would like to try to grow some special sorts of vegetables so instead of buying all seedlings, I start to growth my own from Seeds. In…

Rate this:

Cucumber pickles – goma shio kyuri

This is a very quick and easy way to prepare pickles with cucumber. First time we tried it was in an isakaya in Omiya, Saitama province. Ingredients: 1 package of snack cucumbers (roughly 250 gr) 2 tbsp¬†rice vinegar 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 ziplock bag   Cut the cucumbers in quarters…

Rate this:

Japanese style Potato Salad

A nice recipe for a summer evening. Basically you can change the ingredients according your taste. Ingredients: waxy potatoes (you can choose the kind you like, just make sure they keep some firmness) carrots small cucumbers 1 small tin of corn ham (I used turkey ham) 2 hardboiled eggs Fresh Herbs 1 cup of japanese…

Rate this:

Eggplants burgers with Tsatsiki

That’s a very easy recipe. Just cut eggplants in 1 cm thick slices. Put the im seasoned flour, the in egg yokes and finally in breadcrumbs. Fry them in oil. While letting cool down prepare the tsatsiki with 175 gr. Greek Yoghurt, half a cucumber, 2 garlic cloves, salt ,pepper, a little bit of tabasco…

Rate this:

Cold cucumber soup

Something refreshing for the summer, a very easy and quick recipe. Ingredients for 2 people: 1 Cucumber 200 gr Greek yoghurt 8 Mint leaves Salt and pepper. Cut the cucumber in half and take out all the seeds. Then cut in smaller pieces. Add all ingredients in a mixer and season. When it starts to…

Rate this:

Cucumber Thai Salad

Ingredients: 2 bigger or 3 small cucumbers 3 spoons Rice or White wine vinegar 3 spoons of Chili Sauce (or Sweet-Chili) 1 big red onion or 3 small ones. Fresh coriander 2 spoons of roasted garlic 1 Chili 2 spoons of fish sauce 2 spoons of sugar 100 gr of roasted peanuts Half the cucumbers…

Rate this: