Ingredients marinade  400 ml olive oil 1 red chilli 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 2 tbsp grated ginger 7-8 garlic cloves 1 tbsp curry powder 1/2 tsp sumac 1/2 tsp moroccan harissa  1/4 tsp coriander powder 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped (optional) veggies 1 aubergine 50 g broccoli 25 g string beans (or any other green beans […]

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It’s snowing! Not much, but a thin veil of snow covers my backyard. It’s below frost in the city and weather is crazy up north. Snowstorm on the 28th of September. That’s early, even for Iceland. Fortunately I’d already harvested the potatoes and rhubarb and the results are good! I’ve got no idea what will […]

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Whilst writing this the first autumnal storm is raging outside my window. Orange weather warning. I can’t go walking, cause a small person like me is at risk to fly Mary Popping style. Besides, I don’t want to get hit by a trampoline. In other countries this would be considered a winter weather. During weekend […]

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For me, as a beginner of growing veggies, August was the best month of the summer. It was a tad warmer and sunnier than in June and July, so eventually the tomatoes started blushing. On the photo below you can see the harvest from one day. Happy days! Broccoli, beetroot, celery and Lollo Bionda lettuce […]

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Ingredients  1 big or 2 small cauliflower heads 1 cup chickpeas 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas (optional) 1 onion 1 tbsp garlic, finely grated 1 tbsp ginger, finely grated 2 green chilli 12 curry leaves (preferably fresh) 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chilli powder (or 1/2 tsp chilli flakes) 2 […]

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To be honest I don’t have a clue as to the reasons behind flowers and plants thriving in my care. My methods are definitely not scientific, but I read up on things and try my best. I talk to the plants a lot and sing to them. The other day a friend asked me if […]

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