Braised cabbage
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Braised cabbage

Braised cabbage, is made from shredded raw cabbage or sauerkraut, cooked with spices and thickened with a roux of flour and butter. Depending on the type, braised cabbage can include caraway seeds, lemon juice, fresh dill, parsley, fried onion or fried bacon. I like to serve braised cabbage as an addition to meats, most often…

Brown rice and sweet potato salad
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Brown rice and sweet potato salad

This salad with brown rice and sweet potatoes can be served for dinner. In addition to sweet potatoes and brown rice, the salad includes herbs, pomegranate seeds and Greek yoghurt. Baked sweet potatoes work really well in this salad. I start preparing the baked sweet potatoes by peeling and cleaning the potatoes, cutting them into…

Stilton cheese and pear salad

Stilton cheese and pear salad

Sometimes I have these days when I fancy something light for dinner. In such cases, any kind of salad is a great choice, such as this simple salad with Stilton cheese and pear. The basis of today’s salad is romaine lettuce and radicchio lettuce. Romaine lettuce is a lettuce with rather long, oblong and brittle…

Niçoise salad
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Niçoise salad

Niçoise salad is a light and fresh salad originating from the French city of Nice. The salad includes tomatoes, tuna, olives and hard-boiled eggs. Other popular additions that can often be found in the Niçoise salad are green beans, boiled potatoes, peppers and onions. Depending on the region or country, the composition of Niçoise salad…

Gyros salad
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Gyros salad

I will probably not surprise anyone with this recipe, but I will still share it anyway. I first read about this recipe, if I count correctly, about 14 years ago. So a very long time ago. I always make gyros salads according to this recipe and I haven’t changed anything in it since I got…

Poached salmon salad
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Poached salmon salad

Salmon is a popular fish whose meat is rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. It is eaten raw as well as boiled, smoked, baked and fried. In my home, I mostly eat smoked salmon, which I usually serve for breakfast. I equally often go for poached salmon, which I also used for…

Grilled cauliflower salad
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Grilled cauliflower salad

I quite often make salads that are drizzled with an olive oil based dressing. This grilled cauliflower salad is exactly like that. The main ingredient of the salad, apart from the grilled cauliflower are bulgur and chickpeas. The chili pepper, which I also used, adds spice to the salad. The salad is very filling but…