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Sweet potato soup with Thai twist

Have you ever tried to sweet potato soup with lemongrass and coconut milk? If you haven´t, it´s about time you try. This recipe combines sweet potato with traditional Thai ingredients. It is autumn now, and as it´s getting colder, I really feel like something hearty and hot to warm myself when I get home in […]

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Italian garlic crostini

Crostini are small, sliced pieces of toasted or grilled bread.  The word crostini means “small toasts” in Italian.  They are thought to originate in medieval times when it was typical for Italian peasants to eat their meals on slices of bread instead of using plates and bowls, and crostioni are originally served with different topping of chees, […]

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Summer salad with pomegranate and coriander

Ditch the ready-to-eat salad bags in the supermarket, and make a more colorful and tasty salad from fresh veggies and sweet fruits. Salad is easy and quick to make, and this salad is perfect for the barbecue party, for a picnic in the park or as a healthy lunch or dinner. Salads are also easy […]

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Cheesy sprinkle – vegan substitute for parmesan

Parmesan cheese is a dry Italian cheese, rich in taste, and tastes great on pasta and salads. For some vegetarians, especially for those who have just converted to a vegetarian diet, it may be a surprise that Parmesan cheese is not suitable for you – even if you include dairy in your diet. Why you […]

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Ghanaian recipe: red-red

Red-red is a popular dish in Ghana, and it is normally made vegetarian. To my knowledge, the spots in Ghana will prepare this dish without any broth from meat or fish, but you never know…. If you want to be sure to avoid meat and fish, ask them if they use meat or broth from […]

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Ghanaian recipe: groundnut soup

Groundnut soup is common to find in every chop bar in Ghana, but unfortunately all soups are cooked with meat or fish. To eat great veggie groundnut soup I go to either to Asaase Pa or Rising Phoenix in Accra – or I cook it myself! Just a few weeks ago I got the chance […]

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Vegetarian barbecue – skewers

I´m always excited about any occasion which involves friends and food, and this weekend I gathered with friends for the first barbecue of the year. Barbecues are usually a meaty affair for most people, and I – who have only meat-eating friends – always have to twist my head to find some nice options for […]

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Chocolate orange French macarons

The art of French macrons is all about using Italian meringue and to dry them properly before baking. While traditional meringue is made from egg white and sugar (sometimes also salt and lemon), the Italian meringue is made from egg white and sugar syrup. It gives you a stable meringue which will never fall apart. […]

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Black bean burgers with coriander and red pepper

The vegetarian patties that is the essence of a veggie burger, has existed in various forms for decades in the Eurasian cuisine. In Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine it is common with patties and veggieballs like falafel, and vegetarian burgers are now commonly found in many parts of the world. What I love about vegetarian […]

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Hummus

Hummus is an Arabic word meaning chickpeas – and the full Arabic name of this dish is hummus bi tahini.  This is exactly what the name says – a dip or a spread made from chickpeas with tahin. For those of you who do not know tahini, this is a paste made from sesame seeds. […]

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