Salad | Lebanese with a twist

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Today I had a friend over for lunch and I was very eager to try a recipe from Comptoir Libanais.

The salad is easy to make it’s only that the ‘leaf parsley’ is an ingredient hard to find in a regular shop here. As it’s the main ingredient of the salad you can’t really replace it with anything else. The original recipe is without feta cheese. I think it’s a great addition as it wouldn’t be filling enough to provide as lunch and it would be better as a side dish. I served the salad with warm brown french bread from the oven.

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Breakfast | Banana Bread

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A different slice of bread. It’s good to change habits once in a while. I don’t know what you like to eat for breakfast, but we usually start the day with a simple slice of bread. Sometimes toasted, sometimes not. So I decided it was time to pull out a recipe for a fabulous out of the ordinary bread: banana bread! It smells just wonderful.

Unfortunately I just broke my kitchen aid machine. It would have been very handy to mix the ingredients. Of course it doesn’t mean I have to work the bread dough with my feet like they would do in the Middle Ages 😉 We are going to go about this in a more recent yet old fashioned way: by hand.

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Spring | Puff Pastry with Spinach, Eggs and Sweet Gorgonzola

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The best combination ever you will keep on serving ’till the last crumb!

Another great dish with the two magic key ingredients for oven dishes I like to make: spinach and eggs. You can never serve enough of this dish, you are always short. Because it’s so tasty you tend to eat faster, but if you wait a little while you will notice that it’s not actually that light!

Gorgonzola originates from Italy and has a very distinctive smell and bluish green marbling look. It is a soft cheese and less strong than the Gorgonzola Piccante. For this dish I’ve only you used a little to sprinkle on top. It’s just to add a bit of spice. Continue reading