Sweet Chilli sauce with Scotch Bonnets

My plan was to do a chutney, but this is what came out: a fantastic Sweet Chilli sauce Ingredients: 12 Scotch Bonnet Chillies 1 kg San Marzano Ripe Tomatoes Half a Garlic Head, peel the garlic cloves 250 ml apple vinegar 350 gr gelling sugar 2 tbsp grated ginger 2 tsp salt   First of…

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Blueberry – Naga Bhut Jolokia Salsa

Our first Naga Bhut Jolokias are ready and many more to come. So I am experimenting with Sauce to be able to use the produce. Ingredients: 4 cloves Garlic, pressed 1 Lime, Juice of 1 red onion chopped 2 Red tomatoes, chopped 2 Naga Bhut Jolokia peppers 150 grams of Blueberries 1/2 tsp Pimienton de la vera Pepper…

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka is an Israeli / Middle Eastern tomato based dish. Ingredients for 2: 750 gr of ripe tomatoes 2/3 spoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves finely chopped or pressed 1 medium sized onion finely chopped 4-5 medium sized green peperoncini cut in rings 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp piri piri chili flakes (optional) 1…

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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…

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Chilean Pebre

I just got a lot of Jalapeño ready in my garden so I was on the search for a good recipe. I found this chilean recipe and everybody liked it! Ingredients: 1 bunch of coriander 1 bunch of parsley 2 spring onions 6 small Jalapeño peppers 2 small tomatoes (preferably the more fleshy ones) a…

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Spring Bruschetta

This is a variation from the 3 tomatoes salad I prepared the other day. Basically you have almost the same ingredients, but different tastes. I prepared it as a Bruschetta, but you can use it as a pasta sauce or a side dish with grilled fish or meat and it is super easy to do….

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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…

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3 tomatoes and asparagus salad

I am currently preparing the seedlings for our garden and got a tomato craving  (I planted 7 different types 😉 , let’s hope they grow well. Armed with my craving I went tomato shopping and found already different sorts (season has started in Spain and Italy). I settled for some Merinda, some Datterini and some…

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Oriental meatballs with Eggplants and tomatoes

This are 2 dishes I wanted to try since a long time, but I got a hard time finding Sumac. Sumac is a turkish spice which has a tangy lemony taste. Oriental Meatballs Ingredients: 400 gr of ground lamb and beef (in my case I used 300 of Lamb and 100 of beef). salt 2…

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Pizza party!

Tonight is pizza time. We prepare a bigger one to share. On the previous post I showed you how to prepare the dough. Now spread it as thinly as you can. The basis is tomato (passata), mozzarella and some fresh oregano leaves. Don’t top too much your pizza or it will not cook evenly. On…

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