Slow-baked Octopus with tomatoes

With the weather getting colder, get yourself cosy at home and try some of this delicious oven baked dish, with the slow cooked octopus almost melting on your tongue.

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Light Strawberry and Plum muffins

Do you feel like a guilt-free treat? Check out my go to recipe for fruity, naturally I used honey to sweeten the muffins, because it is not only a natural sweetener full of nutrients, but it also has a lovely flowery flavour that matches the taste of the fruits. Finally, the addition of ground almonds make the batter much softer and cakier to give you a healthy and irresistable back-to-school snack!

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Vegetable stock from parts you would have thrown out – best practises against food waste

Today I wanted to share with you something that is not exactly a recipe, but is more of a good habit that saves tasteful food bits and gives you delicious dishes in the same time. The vegetable stock you can create based on this article might not be much on its own but it can be the base of countless delicious home made meals.

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Chestnut pancakes

Gluten free, lactose free, healthy, low fat, nutritious, plaleo pancakes made with chestnut flour

These light, fluffy pancakes are naturally gluten free and extremely nutritious thanks to the mixture of chestnut and teff flours in the batter. These flours are not only providing loads of minerals and vitamins but also give the pancakes a deep nutty flavour. Continue reading

Mushroom and chestnut cottage pie

It is finally snowing in Amsterdam! It is so gorgeous, I wish I could just sit down at the window with a cup of hot tea and gaze at the beautiful snowy trees and rooftops. There is no better time to cook this recipe then right now. Filling, flavourful and cozy: this is the perfect winter dish. The delicious smells are already filling the house while making the dish, but when the steaming hot stew breaks free after cutting into the potato crust the smells will warm you through all the way.

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