El calzone

Soo my hellofresh box arrived today ! Its worth a try if you want some inspiration for your cooking! And one of the recipes in the box, was a calzone even though it isn’t gluten free I thought I would still make it anyway- what i really enjoy about hello fresh boxes is that I…

Ary’s crab stick lentil pasta 

My gluten free friends! You will love this one, simply tasty with a subtle seafood taste! Treat your self clean! So for this meal I simply just used 250g of lentil pasta which I purchased from morrisons from the free from area – they are very good in terms of options – I boiled this…

Chickpea chorizo spaguetti

When you fancy something simple and tasty as well something filling – I decided to go for the gluten free pasta together with some sunflower seeds to add some crunchiness to the dish – chickpeas, chorizo, onions, with some beer to give it a saucy pasta it was delicious! Yet simple and quick! Detailed recipe…

Barley risotto with chorizo and pork

So this recipe I actually got inspired by someone whom I treat like my grandmother. Like my grandmother she’s Cape Verdean and often she cooks traditional food, like Cachupa. Cachupa main ingredients are corn and beans together with other essential ingredients. And she also likes to improvise and instead of using corn she used Barley…

Puff pastry Tuna bake

And it was another week of fish based dishes 😊 Ingredients 4 tuna tins 2 carrots 1/2 fist of coriander 1 Onion 3 Cloves Garlic Pinch of sea Salt 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil 1/2 can of chickpeas  1/2 of carton of  tomato Puré  125ml beer 1 tablespoon of black pepper 1 tablespoon  of Oreganos…

Tuna pattè with sweet potatoes a la lu 

Just arrived in Lisbon and this is what Me and my cousin lucete as well as uncle came up with to satisfy our hunger whilst we wait for the mains 😊 – best and simple things come together when we together All we used was tuna garlic sauce and coriander for the pattè and for…

Salmon with honey smoked ham

It’s been an experimental type of week in ary’s kitchen lab (my kitchen). Wanted to try something different with salmon this time. combining fish and meat is definitely not a bad idea, contrast in textures and flavours can be a success if they go well together- it’s worth a try, – you might have just…

Medium thin Steak with sweet potatoes

And today’s dinner had to be steak ! 🙂 for this all I used was garlic butter the frying steak and the delicious sweet potatoes!:) E o hoje o jantar teve de ser bife ! Aqui só usei alho manteiga o bife de vaca e as deliciosas batatas doces!

Roasted Plantain with Salmon 

My lunch the other day 🙂 I was craving fish, so quick salmon and some plantain Roasted satisfied my need. Simply quick and tasty ! Ingredients: Salmon  2 Garlic Pinch of Black pepper Pinch of Sea Salt Lemon  Pinch of Oregano 1 Plantain Method Blend garlic with seasoning then squeeze lemon juice and put this…

Palm oil beans with sweet potatoes

Trying to avoid eating pasta and rice and I was very hungry and beans palm oil and sweet potatoes were my solution for my hunger today , it’s tasty ! The dish has an African tint due to palm oil makes and European tint too with the cheesy potatoes -nice combination. I’d say it is…

Chicken with lentils 

Recently signed up with Hello fresh and I’m loving it, learning a few recipes and different techniques to improve mine ! This was my dinner last night! Healthy and delicious:) 

Prawns with curry sauce 

My plan wasn’t actually to make the prawns like this but they still turned out good! And I thought why not abit of curry to dip your prawns in ! Ingredients for the prawns: 800 g of prawns 1 Onion 3 cloves of garlic Coriander  Sea salt Extra virgin olive oil Beer Ingredients for the Curry…