• Apricot and Coconut Balls and The Coffee Break turns ONE!

    March 7, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The Coffee Break turned a big ONE! Yay! I can’t believe it’s already a year since I started this blog. Where did the time go???   Well there is not much to say but a BIG THANK YOU for your support and comments. They really kept me going. And I hope that next year will…

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  • Lemon and Coconut Mini Cakes

    February 14, 2011thecoffeebreak

    It’s always nice to start Monday with a little treat.  It doesn’t have to be anything complicated, just quick and easy one.   Monday is the busiest day of a week in our house.  There are always errands to be run or things to be cared of. And because my husband J. works hard so I…

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  • Crunchy Coconut Granola

    February 8, 2011thecoffeebreak

      I have to admit I am not a breakfast person, although I try to have one every day. It seems there is no time for me to actually to sit down and enjoy first meal of a day. By the time A. is fed, dressed and entertained, it’s almost noon. There is only one…

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  • Chicken Curry

    November 23, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Quick and easy – just what you need for a midweek dinner! Prep time : 10 min Cooking time : 30-40 min (Serves 4) Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 2-3 tablespoons curry powder ½ teaspoon cumin 1 bay leaf 1 large potato, peeled and cut in small pieces 4 chicken fillets…

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  • Coconut Panna Cotta with Chopped Pistachios

    October 4, 2010thecoffeebreak

      Panna Cotta, literally translates as cooked cream, is classic Italian dessert. Simple, delicious and very easy to make but the real advantage of panna cotta is that you can make it ahead of time. So make it and enjoy!   Prep time : 5 min plus setting Cooking time : 10 min (Serves 4)…

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