Seasons are a little upside down here in Dubai. We are situated in the northern hemisphere, but when it comes to growing your own fruit or vegetables in the garden, it resembles moreRead More

I always liked to have a fruity touch in my veggie salads. Unfortunately, no-one else in my family shares this passion. On the other hand, good: more of these salads for me. ThisRead More

I haven’t been a big fan of potato salads for most of my life. I always found them drenched too much in mayonnaise, or the potatoes overcooked, or the whole salad too bland…Read More

Living in Dubai for the past six years has naturally introduced me to Middle Eastern foods. If there is one thing that I really like about their cuisine, it’s their use of greenRead More

Four more sleeps until we leave the scorching heat of Dubai and go on our 4-week holiday to Germany. The fridge has to be emptied. The vegetable shelf is pretty much my department,Read More

I am convinced that our bodies often tell us what nutrients they need. One just needs to listen carefully. For instance, in winter I often feel like eating tinned tuna. The craving isRead More

¬† Before the asparagus season is over, I must share this salad recipe with you. I haven’t made any cold non-vegetarian salads for ages. Last weekend, we felt like having something light forRead More

I’ve been cooking quite a bit recently, trying out new recipes: especially cool drinks and salads as summer is approaching fast. And the irony is, I get hungry doing so. In fact, IRead More

I just go totally crazy about tasty foods that are healthy, or is it the healthy foods that are absolutely delicious?! Can’t decide. This Lentil Salad seems to becoming my new favorite lunchRead More

The only food magazine that I read regularly is the Middle Eastern issue of BBC Food. I have no idea if it is any different from any BBC Food issues. It’s a monthlyRead More

Whenever you come across some really nice juicy and sweet plums, buy them and make this salad!!!  I love the sweet taste of fresh fruit combined with greens or vegetables in a salad.Read More

  Fresh beetroot should carry a warning: Don’t wear white clothes while cooking. And all recipes using beetroots should list rubber gloves as one of the “ingredients”. I was wearing a white T-shirtRead More

This salad is my version of the salade fermiere, sold at Paul Cafe, a French bakery chain with outlets in parts of Europe, America and the Middle East. I had it the otherRead More

This salad is my version of the salade fermiere, sold at Paul Cafe, a French bakery chain with outlets in parts of Europe, America and the Middle East. I had it the otherRead More

This salad is what I had for dinner tonight. Only then remembered that this post including the pictures of the salad were sleeping in my computer for more than a month. No timeRead More