This is my favourite time of the year – the first days of summer when the nature is overflowing with wonderful flowers and crisp green leaves. Sending you some of today’s lovely sunshine, here in the shape of an all yellow fruit platter. Pineapple, orange and perfectly ripe mango. Happy weekend, friends!
Sending you all spring vibes with this simple fruit platter. Mangoes, kiwi, pear and raspberries – gone in minutes when I put this in front of the kids. I love it how they enjoy these fresh fruits and berries full of vitamins and anti-oxidants that boost their energy and immune system!
I don’t make curries often enough! And when I finally did, apparently I forgot to write down the recipe… This sweet and spicy curry roughly includes onion and garlic, red curry paste, coconut milk, peanut butter, mango chutney, potatoes and carrots, lime and fresh mango. I served it with basmati rice, green soy beans, coriander and salted peanuts. Definitely need to recreate this one and measure it properly this time!
Today it feels like we’re starting all over with autumn again! Blustery winds, grey skies and rain – not at all what I was hoping for. I definitely needed some sunshine, and this summery platter with mango, strawberries and kiwi lifted my spirits and reminded me that were actually getting closer to spring. I’m so ready for it!
This week, I made a fruit salad instead of a platter. Sliced apples, Navel oranges, pink grapefruit, diced mango and strawberries marinated in a lime, brown sugar, vanilla powder and lime dressing. So simple and fresh!
Just keep those vitamins coming, and let’s get through this winter! Mango, pear, kiwi, passion fruit and red grapes does the trick for me this gray weekend. Hope you have a good one!
Couldn’t really find a way to incorporate today’s theme “In a vessel” in my Saturday fruit platter, but check #ecsW20to see some creative entries!
Saturday means time for a fruit platter! The kids are finally recovering for their terrible flu, and it’s great to see them eat with a little more appetite. They very excited to try starfruit, which we had been trying to find for a while, but weren’t too impressed with the taste to be honest. But everything else was devoured in no time. Mango, pineapple, a persimmon rose, orange, green grapes, pomegranate arils and green grapes. (Btw, anyone else who bought blood oranges that didn’t have speck of red in the flesh?! How disappointing it was to cut these ones open…)
Happy Saturday, friends!
We’ve had a horrible week, to be honest. All four kids have caught the flu, and we’re basically in survival mode. This fruit platter is one of few things that the kids have wanted to eat, except for ice cream. It’s simply mango, green apple slices, orange slices, blueberries and mint.
I’ve been inspired by the gorgeous creations by @rawcrush – if don’t already follow her, you should! Her feed is simply amazing. (And guess if I was totally starstruck when she started following me?!)
Here’s a bowl for #turmerictuesday with the best tofu I’ve had in a long time!
1 packet of tofu, drained and pressed, but in cubes
Marinate for a few hours in juice and zest from 1/2 an orange, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 0,5 neutral oil, 0,5 tsp turmeric and 3 cloves of garlic, sliced. Toss the tofu in corn starch and bake in the oven at 225 C for 25-30 minutes. Toss a few time to bake at all sides.
In the bowl:
rice boiled with turmeric and vegetable stock
green soy beans
mushrooms, sliced and fried in a dry pan
half an avocado dipped in sesame seeds
coriander and mint leaves
dressing with lime juice, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, mirin and sriracha
I had a guest over, a new acquaintance that I was very happy to meet. And this lovely guest definitely knows me already, because instead of a flower she brought a bag full of fruits! How great is that? So here is this week’s platter, with just some of all the goodies that my guest brought. Mango, golden kiwi, blood grapefruit, pear, passion fruit, figs and blackberries. Hope you enjoy it too!