All posts filed under: fruit and veggies

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Mungbean sprouts

With the light is coming along with spring, I’m longing for having even more greens. But it will take another month at least before the new veggies are here … Thats when I enjoy sprouts instead! Today’s tastebud is mung bean sprouts.

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Tofu

If you wouldn’t have known any better, tofu seem like dull, limp and tasteless. But if you dig into it further, you will quickly learn the many possibilities of tofu. Today, we will get well acquainted with tofu which with many friends, also could be yours the next time in the kitchen.

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The pomegranate

The pomegranate is in their best season right now in Europe. Time to get a bit nerdy and find out more about it!

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The fennel

Fennel seeds we often encounter in the bread and various fish dishes but how often do you actually make something with the beautiful vegetable? Meet one of my best taste buddies in the kitchen: the fennel!

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Preserved lemons

Since only a few years I know the Moroccan (or turkish) preserved lemons. It’s an important spice in both kitchens and you often see it different tagines (simply explained as slow cooked stews in a special clay pot). I tend to add the salty lemons to salads and really like to combine them with roasted hazelnuts. Let me introduce you to the world of the salty, preserved lemons!

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Fresh, French, smoked and black garlic

During the past weekend I convinced my beloved husband to go on garlic hunt! No, we didn’t literally pick them but instead I hunted them down in the city and the surroundings. The catch comes here, a post only about garlic.