Side dishes

Autumn abundance salad

Autumn abundance salad

Autumn brought so much abundance and I really wanted to capture some of it in a dish. So in this autumn abundance salad we have some pumpkin, pomegranate, radicchio, pears … And each ingredient adds to an amazing combo of flavors.  It also includes one […]

Delicious arancini (vegan)

Delicious arancini (vegan)

My relationship with arancini goes a year back when me and Klemen were traveling in Sicily. Eating as much as we could in those 10 days we of course stumbled upon arancini. Aaaah. Deep fried stuffed rice balls <3 So today I am sharing with you […]

Millet porridge with peas and nectarines

Millet porridge with peas and nectarines

I was thinking of recipes I can make with peas and immediately thought about risotto type of dish. But I wanted to include something more local. And a bit healthier. And also something you can make really quickly and with few ingredients. PHEW! But that’s […]

Mushrooms with chard in mustard sauce

Mushrooms with chard in mustard sauce

My mom gave me a little package of frozen  porcini mushrooms that her friend foraged. I decided to make a nice little brunch with them and try out this recipe – mushrooms with Swiss chard in mustard sauce. Of course you can also use the […]

Parathas with tofu and carrot

Parathas with tofu and carrot

Last week I posted this delicious recipe for tofu cheesecakes. But Slovenian brand of tofu “I like tofu” also gave me some smoked tofu and I decided to use it in parathas with tofu and carrot.  What exactly are parathas? Well they are like flatbread […]

Fake pizza (with polenta base, yum)

Fake pizza (with polenta base, yum)

Fake pizza is an acceptable term, right? I mean it kind of is like pizza – because you have the base and toppings on it. But it also isn’t pizza. Italians would get very mad if I say it is.  If the idea sounds bizarre, please […]

Cucumber sauce

Cucumber sauce

This was one of the first recipes I posted on this blog – 2 years ago when I was living in Portugal. Cucumber sauce and me are very close so I thought this recipe deserves better photos. And here we are – I am reposting […]

String beans and roasted young potatoes from my childhood (veganised)

String beans and roasted young potatoes from my childhood (veganised)

Today I share with you string beans and roasted young potatoes dish. If I back forward a bit to my childhood a variety of this dish was often prepared by my mom and aunt in summer days. Young potatoes roasted on pork cracklings. Then string […]

Spiced up tahini dressing (goes with everything)

Spiced up tahini dressing (goes with everything)

Hey! Today I am sharing with you a recipe for spiced up tahini dressing that pairs so well with salads, grill roasted veggies, sandwiches, tortilla chips, … I listed exact amounts but it is really you who will make it taste exactly as you wish. […]

Baked red bell peppers with chickpeas and cous-cous

Baked red bell peppers with chickpeas and cous-cous

This recipe brings our the most flavors out of only few ingredients. Maybe we could call it “stuffed bell peppers for lazy people”.   For 4 very hungry or 6 people as a side-dish; Very simple; 20 min of prep + 30 min in the oven  […]