• Fried sardines with garlic, chilli and fresh herbs

    September 19, 2013thecoffeebreak

      Where did summer go? We are already half way through September and I definitely can feel chills in the early mornings. Although I enjoyed our summer a lot, I am happy to welcome the autumn.   Past summer has been exceptionally warm this year what is very unusual to Irish weather and I bet nobody…

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  • Salmon and Green Bean Tart

    September 10, 2010thecoffeebreak

    This mouth-watering salmon tart makes great lunch or dinner at any time of the year. Can be served warm or cold – you decide! Prep time : 25 min + chilling Cooking time : 40 min (Serves 6) Ingredients: For pastry: 170 gram of plain flour 75 gram of butter 40 ml cold water For…

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  • New Potato and Smoked Mackerel Salad

    July 26, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Make this healthy salad in less than 30 minutes! (Serves 2) Ingredients: 300 gram new potatoes 200-250 gram of smoked mackerel fillet, flaked 90 gram mixture of baby spinach, watercress and red chard For dressing: 3-5 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Salt, pepper to taste 2 teaspoons of chopped spring onion…

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  • Tilapia with Fresh Herbs

    June 10, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 tilapia filets 1-2 garlic cloves, minced Salt, pepper to taste Fresh dill, parsley, spring onions and basil, chopped Oil Lemon wedges for serving Method: Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Lightly grease baking tray. Season fish fillets with salt and pepper, spread minced garlic on each fillet. Bake for 15-20 minutes.…

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  • Tuna Tortilla

    April 19, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Crisp lettuce, tuna, tomato and onion wrapped in a warm garlic and coriander tortilla. Spice up your wrap with pickle and radish. Perfect for the sunny spring lunches. (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 garlic and coriander tortilla 90 gram canned tuna 2 tablespoons chopped red onion 1 tomato, chopped 3 radishes, grated 3 pickles, chopped 4…

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  • Kulebyaka

    April 11, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Kulebyaka is traditional Russian pie with filling. The pie is made from yeast dough and generally contains of several layers like cabbage, buckwheat, hardboiled egg, fresh or dried fish, mushrooms, onions or minced meat. Pie is often cut into pieces, generously brushed with melted butter and usually served as a separate dish. Here is a…

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