Category: Recipes

Recipe: Whole wheat banana muffins

Have you ever tried to bake muffins without eggs? or any other cakes for that matter? Well I nearly did today… and it was not one of my finest moments in the kitchen! I some […]

Healthy eating: refreshing quinoa salad

A quick and refreshing salad – a bit like a tabouleh actually but with quinoa instead. It is super easy to make, clean tastes and goes well with a grilled fish or roast chicken for […]

Recipe: Easy soft rolls

I thought this morning with mother’s day and all, it would be nice to have some fresh baked bread. As you might know, I like easy recipes and easy food and when I make I […]

Recipe: Chicken Casserole

With the weather we have had this week, we needed some comfort food, to warm us up. A favorite in the house: an easy-peasy chicken casserole. My Recipe: 1 chicken, jointed into 8 pieces 100g streaky bacon, […]

Recipe: Kammerjunkere, a small Danish cookie

I started off, full of willpower this morning, with a post on wildlife in Mauritius – a little bit like my exotic fruit posts – but it seems I was a bit too ambitious and […]

Beans, Reunion Island style

Any creole meal in Reunion Island comes with beans. No exception. It’s called “un grain”. I actually enjoy it, the sauce is a bit thick a goes nicely with rice, the other thing you always […]

Another month and a crepe for lunch

Another month is starting and on the little island it seems that winter has taken over early. 3rd day of gloom, with heavy rains, winds and angry ocean. It is also the last day of school […]

Proud mummy! and chocolate cake

As I said in my last post, we had teacher-parents meeting yesterday. I am very happy to have 2 quick and pretty clever kids – they are well balanced and do well in school. I […]

Recipe: homemade yogurt

A few months back there was a discount on yogurt makers and I bought one, not knowing if I was really going to use it. But you know what? It is probably one of the […]

Healthy eating: Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

I already confessed to my desert addiction, in one of my posts about Cape Town. So I am always trying to put some balance and usually try to eat healthy, you know, so I can […]