Recipes

My favorite recipes - all vegetarian, though some might contain fish (I'm pescatarian).

Baking (cakes at the bottom)

Summer squash bread
Flourless peanut butter cookies
Vegan carob pancakes
Gluten-free carob brownies
Pumpkin muffins
Vegan pumpkin pie
Sour milk pancakes
Carob brownies

Pasta

Spinach lasagna
Eggplant and Pine Nut Caponata

Cocina Mexicana

Tortilla soup
Salsa verde
Whole wheat navajo tacos
Vegan chipotle mole

Cocina Española

Empanada de atún

Cocina Italiana

Sicilian eggplant and pine nut cabonata
Lasagne vegetariane
Lasagne with zucchini and yellow squash

Beans!

Sprouted mung bean salad
Smoky Apple Baked Beans

Red lentils!

Red lentil dal (simple)
Golden red lentil dal (with carrots and coconut milk)

Snacks

Beet chips
Tahini kale chips

Desserts

Vegan chocolate mousse Vegan chocolate cake

Cakes

Bizcocho de leche condensada con limón
Mango cheesecake
Healthy banana bread
Carrot cake

Good sites

Minimalist baker
Kitchen Shaman

My own

Easy pancakes for two (or one if very hungry)

1.5 cups flour (can be mixed types)
1 big tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla powder
1 1/4 cups milk
1 egg (vegan: 3 tbsp linseed to 1 dl water)
3 tbsp butter

  • Mix all the dry ingredients well
  • Heat butter and mix with the other wet ingredients
  • Make a hole in the flour and add the wet stuff
  • Dont’t mix too well since that can make the pancakes “heavy”
  • Fry! In butter, coconut oil, sesame oil or whatever!

Recipe for Bread Proofing Basket

5 dl water
25g yeast
3 tsp sugar
4 tsp salt
1/2 dl oil
450g regular flour
200g rye flour / grahamflour

  • Dilute yeast in warm water.
  • add sugar, oil and salt.
  • Let it rise 30 min
  • Pour the dough onto a table top covered in flour.
  • Stretch and fold until it is hard to fold.
  • Pour into basket and let rise for 2 hours.
  • Heat oven with baking tray to 250 Celcius.
  • Turn basket upside down to transfer dough onto tray.
  • Bake for 5 min and then 30 min at 200 Celcius.
  • Bread is done when knocking on the bottom makes a hollow sound.

“Sourdough” Bread

(Family recipe)
300 ml buttermilk
25g yeast
500g regular flour
1 handful cumin seeds

  • Dilute yeast in warm buttermilk.
  • Add flour and cumin seeds and knead for 10-15 min.
  • Let it rise 45 min
  • Stretch and fold until it is hard to fold.
  • Either braid the dough or form a bread.
  • Let it rise another 45 min
  • Heat oven with baking tray to 225 Celcius.
  • Bake for 30-35 min.
  • Bread is done when knocking on the bottom makes a hollow sound.
  • Take bread out and pour salt water (3 tsp hot water + 1 tsp salt) on top.
  • Allow to rest on a rack (so bottom doesn’t get soaked in salt water).

Pizza dough

25g yeast
800g pizza flour
200g wholegrain flour
600 ml water
2 tsp salt
a bit of sugar and olive oil

  • dilute salt in water, add sugar, yeast and oil
  • 15 min kneading
  • leave in fridge (or 10 Celcius) overnight
  • the day after, stretch the dough (don’t smash) in trays with oil and turn over so covered in oil
  • 2 hrs in oven at slightly more than room temp
  • with toppings: 250 Celcius (or as high as possible) for 10 min or so.

Tortilla wraps with black rice and sweet potato

Soft wheat tortillas
1 cups (2.5 dl) of black rice
3 small sweet potatos
2 red onions
1.5 cups (3 dl) green beans, in 2cm pieces
0.5 cups (1 dl) vegan mayonnaise
1 lemon
about 2 tsp curry powder

  • cook the black rice
  • cut the potatoes in thin, long (3cm) pieces and leave in the oven at 200C for 20 min or until soft
  • cut the red onion in thin half circles, fry in oil until soft and sweet
  • boil the beans
  • mix the cream: mayo + lemon juice + curry powder + salt + pepper (until you like the taste!)
  • mix all of the above in a big bowl
  • heat the tortillas, e.g. in microwave, and fill with the rice mix
  • enjoy!!