Category Archives: Starters & Salads

Potato Cakes with Veges and Pesto (Vegan, Gluten-free)

Kartoffelbratlinge mit Gemuese und Pesto (Vegan, Glutenfrei)

Dieses ist eines meiner Lieblingsommergerichte. Jetzt ist es Herbst hier in Neuseeland und die Zutaten sind nicht mehr so leicht aufzutreiben. Warum sich also nicht mit einem farbenfrohem Gericht voller Geschmack vom Sommer verabschieden? Continue reading

Roasted Figs with Smokey Tempeh and Salad

Roasted Figs with Smokey Tempeh and Salad

Another yummy fig recipe! I thought they could be a great starter or light meal as well. Combined with my beloved lettuce and protein-laden tempeh it just had to work. And yes! An awesome combination of smokey tempeh, sweet fig and balsamic dressing. Yum! 🙂 Continue reading

Sunflower Seed Tomato Spread (Vegan, Gluten-free)

Sunflower Seed Tomato Spread (Vegan, Gluten-free)

When it comes to vegan bread spreads you won’t find much on offer in New Zealand. I’ve been spoiled for choice when living in Germany. You can buy so many different vegan options. Tofu with all sorts of flavouring and spices. Heaps of different luncheons, savory, as well as sweet spreads etc… Continue reading

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad (Vegan)

This is one of the summer dishes that I just can’t enough of. It is a recipe from my mom and also the first one that I’ve ever learnt from her. At home we used to have this kind of salad quite often with dinner. I always liked it! It is so refreshing and light! And the flavour! You have to try it! Continue reading

Green Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free)

Green Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free)

In Germany, I lived in the area around Frankfurt am Main for a while. Shortly after I had moved there, people told me about one of their regional food specialties: green sauce. I thought that it sounded pretty odd and couldn’t imagine how it could taste.

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Cashew Cream (Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free)

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Cashew Cream (Vegan)

This is one of my favorite starters. I just love the juicy and flavoursome deliciousness of grilled portobello mushrooms!

They are nice on its own; but even better with some freshly made sour cashew nut cream.

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