• Curried Carrot Soup

    February 3, 2011thecoffeebreak

      The weather in Ireland is so unpredictable. Like yesterday we had sunny and bright afternoon and I really thought the spring is just round the corner. Yet today the picture is completely different. There are no sign of the sun that had filled my living room the day before, just the cold wind and…

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  • Fruity Mini Carrot Cakes

    January 8, 2011thecoffeebreak

    When I first time heard about carrot cake I was sceptical – carrot and cake – it just didn’t make sense to me. Carrot is a vegetable and a cake is a cake and I couldn’t put them together.  It took me few years before I got courage to try it. And you know what…

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  • Moroccan Carrot Salad

    April 14, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Very refreshing and light salad. Definitely feels like spring 😉 (Serves 3-4) Ingredients: 5 carrots, shredded into matchsticks strips 2 garlic cloves, minced 2-3 tablespoon chopped parsley 4 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt, pepper to taste Method: In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients, toss well.…

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  • Cheesy Carrot Soup

    March 19, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Serves 2) Ingredients: 250 gram carrots, peeled and cut in pieces 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 200 gram cheddar cheese 20 gram butter 2 table spoon flour 500 ml vegetable stock 100 ml double cream Salt, pepper Method: In a saucepan bring up water to a boil; add salt and carrots; cook…

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