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Sriracha Roasted Pumpkin Wedges


Although I bet by now almost every Halloween lover has its decorations in place, maybe not everyone has decided on what to serve their ‘scary’ guests just yet. I am one of those who usually spends half a day in the kitchen when they have guests for dinner, but I am completely aware that not everybody has that kind of time. There is a certain satisfaction though when you get compliments for how good the food was, and that is exactly why I avoid serving takeaway or semi-prepared food.

It seems, though, that Halloween food has invaded the supermarkets and nobody feels the need to spend any preparation on snacks or dinner for this event. I mean, ‘come on … Isn’t picking out your costume hard enough?’ Well… maybe it is. But I still love that smell of pumpkin roasting in the oven, that fills up my house and makes it ten times cozier.


Therefore, this year I chose to go super simple but amazingly delicious! I give to you: the hot & spicy roasted pumpkin! It is the simplest thing ever and you can make endless trays of this dish because Continue Reading…

Spicy Hummus


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As you will probably notice in future posts, I have a special relationship with chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and that is probably because it is the most delicious, versatile and easy to prepare ingredient of all times (you have just witnessed a declaration of love here …).

I’ve discovered these magical beans a little over four years ago during a one month stay in Madrid. They are pretty popular in Spain and I will assume that it has something to do with the Moorish influence in their culture. Anyway, I was pretty sceptical at first, but once I had my first taste I realised I was hooked. Continue Reading…