• Dahl recipe

    In a request to try and eat more healthy hubby and I decided to try and cook without meat as much as possible. This is why I cooked this Dahl. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 3 cups water 2 Tbsp oil 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp ground tumeric 2 tsp grated root ginger 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp salt Cooking: So start by boiling the lentils in water until tender and mushy. In another pan heat oil and cook the onion, garlic, cumin seeds, ground tumeric and ginger. Fry until onion is tender. When the onion is soft, stir in garam masala…

  • Romanian tomato soup with rice

    I’ve been thinking to cook my dad’s tomato soup for ages. Yes you hear me right! My dad’s. He cooks the best tomato soup ever. It’s simple and delicious! And simple is what I need to cook while I’m at home with a cold. So last night I cooked my dad’s tomato soup as I remember it. This is a soup that can be eaten hot or cold. Perfect for a hot summer day and for a day when you just want to heal your sore throat! I looked in my fridge to try and find some vegetables to add to my so. We didn’t go shopping last weekend so…

  • Chicken roast and rice a la slow cooker

    We all like roasted chicken don’t we? Yes I love it too! But when you are trying to lose weight and be healthy a roasted chicken in the oven might not be helpful. So in my way to try and cook healthy and quickly prepare without having to be at home is always to turn to my slow cooker. It is true even if I bought it about 5 years ago I didn’t really cooked enough using the slow cooker. So when hubby comeback home from Sainsbury with a chicken I thought I should use my slow cooker to roast it. Preparing it didn’t take very long. All I had…

  • Soup a la slow cooker

    So yesterday I decided to use my slow cooker again. I think we bought it about 5 years ago but only used it a couple of times – maximum 10 times. I think is just that I find it a bit difficult to just forget about the conventional way of cooking . But yesterday it just seem handy to just put everything in the slow cooler and leave it cook while I was cleaning up the house. So then I put a litre of water in the slow cooker and cover just to let it boil for a little bit. In the meantime I just prepared the vegetables. You see…