Almondy Buckwheat Granola

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Hi there everyone! If you have been following my blog for a while you must have realized that I do LOVE granola – and especially home-made one! It tastes just so much fresher and really crunchy than store-bought. But of course, sometimes I also buy them at the supermarket, when I am just tired of… 

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Buckwheat Tacos with Refried Beans (frijoles) and various toppings

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As I mentioned to you in an earlier post, I had to go to Mexico a few times lately for work. When I go on trips, I try to eat mostly local food and I love to get inspired by the local cuisine. What I realized in Mexico, that there was a lot of taco…. 

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Buckwheat Crêpe with Raw-tella and Banana

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You might wonder – what is Raw-tella? Huh? Well, it does sound like “Nutella”, right? The terribly addictive, but unfortunately not so healthy chocolate-hazelnut spread in a jar? The one I used to love to eat from directly with a spoon?? Well, yes, but Raw-tella is the squeaky clean brother of Nutella, because it’s made… 

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Coconut-Lemongrass Soup with Buckwheat Noodles (Tom Ka)

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This post is a small homage to my recent travel to Thailand. I was so lucky to be able to spend a few days after Christmas and the New Years Eve in Bangkok. It was a truly great trip and I had the chance to catch up with family and friends and also to get… 

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Warm Soba (Buckwheat Noodles) salad with soy-lime dressing

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This dish’s inspiration comes from Japan. Soba noodles are an important staple of the Japanese cuisine. There is a dish in the Japanese cuisine with cold soba noodles, but for this post, I turned it more in a type of warm salad. I actually got the idea to make a salad with these soba noodles from Allison… 

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Honey-Oat treats

Honey Oat treats

Hi! Happy Monday again! I just came back from my vacation to Brazil and Peru and I will share some (Super)food discovery stories about the trip shortly. It was amazing – and indeed full of culinary inspiration and discoveries as I had hoped for. See below some examples of interesting foods I could get to… 

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Blueberry Clafouti with Buckwheat

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I always thought Clafouti was a dessert from the mountain region of Switzerland, but actually it is of French origin! I had to come all the way to the US and watch a show on foodnetwork TV to learn this 😉 But well, as the French are known for their amazing cuisine, their sweets and… 

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Buckwheat banana-walnut muffins

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So this weekend, I wanted to do some baking, it’s been ages since the last time I baked anything. And as I am getting more familiar with buckwheat, I was thinking about how to use buckwheat more widely in my recipes. I also came across some amazing ideas on this beautiful blog Buckwheat for your… 

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Soba Noodle Soup

Soba Noodle Soup

It took me literally less than 10 minutes to prepare this healthy dish and the other great thing about it is that it is also made out of ingredients that you can easily stock in your fridge and freezer and just take them out when you need them. The soup is inspired by the Japanese… 

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Superfood Essentials

Superfood Essentials

Yesterday after work, I passed by some shops to pick up my “Superfood Essentials”. Since I started to incorporate more Superfoods into my diet, I like to make sure to keep my pantry stocked with some of the must-have items that can be easily be stored – and most importantly – are super versatile and can… 

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Home-made Granola!!

Home-made Granola

YES!!!! Many exclamation marks…I know! But last night, I think I discovered something that changed my life ! 😉 In fact, I had no idea that it was possible to make your own granola, but while browsing for some recipe inspiration for some Superfoods that I had selected to cook with, I stumbled upon a… 

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