The Recipes

The Recipes

Fuss-free food for one or two

All my recipes are for full meals for two people. All recipes are my own creation unless credited.

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Quick recipes

Aubergine salad

30 minutes
Nice summery salad of aubergines, chick peas and fresh mushrooms.

Cold pasta with raw carrots and mushrooms

20 minutes
As this is the hottest summer in 40 years, I wanted to make something refreshing. This is a cold pasta with raw carrots and raw chestnut mushrooms.

Orzo with broccoli and paneer

20 minutes
This is a surprising combination of orzo pasta with steamed broccoli and stir-fried paneer.

Risotto with green peas

30 minutes
Risotto is a popular Italian-style one-pan dish, delicious and easy to make.

Japanese recipes

Yakisoba with carrots and edamame

20 minutes
Yakisoba (焼きそば) means fried soba noodles. This is a stir fry of carrots and soy beams with soba noodles added to the pan.

Iridofu with carrots and shiitake

20 minutes
This is a variation on scrambled tofu iridoufu (炒り豆腐). I combined the tofu with stir-fried carrots and fresh shiitake and served it with rice.

Soy milk ramen

45 minutes
Ramen is a very popular dish in Japan, but usually not vegetarian. This is a delicious recipe for vegan ramen.


Parsnip pizza

2 h + 30 mins prep, 15 mins baking
This is a traditional pizza with some non-traditional toppings.

Sourdough starter

5 minutes per day
Making a sourdough starter is very easy.

Sourdough bread

4 hours prep, 60 mins baking
This is a relatively quick recipe for sourdough bread.


30 mins prep, 75 mins baking
A stollen is a rich fruit loaf, typical for the festive season. This recipe is based on a recipe for Dresdner Christmas stollen from an old cookbook.


Sweet red bean paste on toast

15 mins prep + 30 mins cooling
This is a quick variant of the traditional Japanese red bean paste, anko.

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