No-Cook Gazpacho with home-made Basil Croutons

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Hi there my lovely readers! I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas with your loved ones! I enjoyed mine back home in Switzerland and now I am still for a few days in Bangkok – taking advantage of the more quiet times at work to leave the US for more than 1 week and… 

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Autumn Porridge with Cranberries

Autumn Porridge with Cranberries

As the days are getting cooler (yes, even in Miami, we can feel a very slight, but still noticeable temperature drop! ), hot breakfasts are becoming more appealing for me again. And for my friends that live in the colder parts of the world (like Europe or so), this could definitely be a very nice… 

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Home-made chocolate cups

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The inspiration for these delicious chocolate cups came from a couple of instagram accounts that I follow. A few of them feature mainly vegan recipes and last week, many of them were posting these amazing, mouthwatering pictures of home-made vegan chocolate. As a (dark) chocolate lover, I just had to give it a try! Moreover,… 

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Pumpkin picking in Florida, Quinoa-Pumpkin “Risotto” and 70 more pumpkin recipes!

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Happy Friday everyone! Are you also looking so much forward to the weekend? Today’s post is in relation to the season – Fall, which is so often associated with pumpkin season as well! How good, as pumpkin happens to be a really healthy Superfood (see below why!) – and at the same time, they taste… 

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Salmon Avocado Trio

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Finally a recipe with Salmon! Salmon is known as a great source of omega-3 fats, and of course, it’s just delicious! A few weeks back, I had this amazing salmon tartar while having a drink with a few girlfriends from work – and yes, this is another recipe inspired by a restaurant in Miami! 😉… 

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Kale salad with Lemon vinaigrette

Kale salad with lemon vinaigrette

If you have read some of my earlier posts already, you might have realized by now that I have sort of a small obsession of re-creating recipes I ate in restaurants and really loved 😉 In Miami, there is this beautiful hotel (The Standard), located just at the Bay, and it features a really good… 

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Preparing for Machu Picchu

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This weekend I have been working on some recipes, as part of my preparation for the trips I will be going on over the next two weeks. I am very excited! I will spend one week for work in Brazil and the other one in Peru, but this later one for vacation. We will finally… 

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Ensalada Ferrán (Tomato-Watermelon Salad)

Ensalada Ferran

This recipe is atually inspired by our favorite Spanish Tapas restaurant in Miami, Barceloneta. They serve such delicious food!! And one of our favorite dishes there, is this Ensalada Ferrán. In the restaurant, I believe they serve it with some more toppings, like herbs and onions, but I have found that the combination I tried… 

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Brown Rice California Hand Roll

Brown Rice California Roll

The California is my absolute favorite Sushi Roll. I was told that it’s not really traditionally Japanese, but each time I go to have Japanese food, I must have a California Roll. The best California Rolls I have ever eaten by the way, are served at Doraku Japanese restaurant in Miami. They chop the crab… 

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Thai Shrimp Salad

Thai Shrimp Salad

Thai salads are just so tasty and perfect for these hot summer days that we are now experiencing here in Miami, but also in most parts of Europe. In Thailand, you can have them with beef, shrimp, seafood, and they also come with glass noodles and are just wonderfully flavored with lime, fish sauce and… 

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Bamboo Roll

Bamboo-Roll

There is quite some history related to this recipe! When I was at University, I had a Vietnamese roommate who introduced me to Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls. The first time we prepared them in our student kitchen, I was really amazed by their taste and and how fresh and light they were. Over the years… 

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