Salmon & Broccoli Fish Cakes with a Side Salad

Low in calories and ready in 30 minutes, this is my go-to lunch this summer. It will keep you full all afternoon! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pan to cook the fish cakes A pot to cook the potatoes & a colander A potato masher to for the potatoes…

One Pot Cod, Chorizo & Bean Stew

In a rush and it’s dinner time? Try this One Pot Cod, Chorizo & Bean Stew which will be ready in less than 30 minutes! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A big pan Ingredients for 2 persons: 2 cod fillets 125gr cooking chorizo 1 onion 200gr chopped tinned tomatoes 400gr butter beans…

Pan-Seared Salmon with Skinny Carrot Fries & Roasted Courgettes

30 minutes before lunch? Just enough time to prepare the Pan-Seared Salmon with Skinny Carrot Fries & Roasted Courgettes. A healthy meal with carrots as good as fries (really!). What you need: A knife and a chopping board A pan to cook the salmon Baking sheet 2 mixing bowls A small bowl for the dipping sauce Ingredients…

The Recipes We Loved in 2016

One year ago I started this blog and have been posting weekly a new recipe that anyone could do, resulting in a tasty and quick meal to prepare (most of the time!). 61 posts & 17,500 Facebook cooks later, I can’t wait for this new year to start! While I’ve always been using fresh ingredients and avoiding ready meals,…

Salmon & Avocado Chirashi

Quicker than making your own sushi and cheaper than buying them: the Salmon & Avocado Chirashi is ready in 30 minutes! Make sure your salmon is very fresh and good quality. What you need: A knife and a chopping board A pot with a lid A small pan for the sesame seeds A small & a…

Pan-Seared Salmon, Potato & Cucumber Salad

Perfect on a warm day,this dish is healthy and filling at the same time. It reminded me of a similar dish when I visited Germany. I tried different sauces: cottage cheese & mayo as on the picture below, or natural yoghurt and both are nice (although the yoghurt feels lighter). What you need: A knife and…

Let’s celebrate 10,000 Facebook likes with our 10 most popular recipes!

The Beginner’s Cookbook Facebook page just reached 10 000 likes, so many cooking apprentices and passionates, thank you!! Let me take this opportunity to share the 10 recipes that got the most views so far: 1. Balsamic Chicken with Honey Sauce and Roasted Green Beans with Mushrooms My most popular recipe by far! Very easy to do,…

Salmon Orange Glaze with Garlic Asparagus & Rice

A sweet and sour colorful dish! Lots of goodness and it tastes as good as it looks; perfect for summer. What you need: A knife and a chopping board A pan for the salmon A pan for the asparagus A pot and a colander for the rice Ingredients for 2 persons: For the Salmon: 2 salmon…

Fish Cakes with Mushy Peas

After living in London for 8 years, I thought it would be nice to cook something British: Fish Cakes with Mushy Peas. This one is easy to do (note you need a mini chopper), quick to prepare and really cheap! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A mini chopper (I have this one)…

Smoked Salmon, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Salad doesn’t have to be boring! This one has the perfect combination: crunchy cucumber, creamy avocado, fresh lime and of course tasty smoked salmon! What you need: A knife and a chopping board A small bowl for the dressing A large bowl for the salad Ingredients for 2 persons: 60gr rocket salad (arugula) 2 avocados 1…

Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Perfect for a light lunch, this recipe is very easy to prepare, tastes wonderful and is healthy! What you need: A knife and a chopping board 2 mixing bowls A food brush A pan to grill the salmon Ingredients for 2 persons: 2 salmon fillets 1 red onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground paprika…

Roasted Salmon with Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

You probably noticed that I love salmon… What I like with this particular recipe is that you only need one dish to bake the asparagus and the salmon (I’ve added rice on the side that day as I was very hungry). Also the flavors are really good… who knew healthy meals could be so tasty!!…