Annika Eats

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Easy Hummus

This recipe is so simple and nutritious. Filled with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil and some garlic it makes for a yummy appetizer or snack. Add some avocado and beetroot into the hummus to make some quick colorful options.

Shepherd’s Pie

This is a classic recipe but my grandfathers version. A lamb mince filling topped with mashed potatoes, a thick white sauce and savory crumble for texture, perfect Shepherd’s Pie meal for easter.

Karkade

This hibiscus tea recipe is perfect for the season of ramadan but also during the summer. It is filled with mint, honey, lime and ice making for a cooling drink in the heat.

Hot Cross Buns

This is a no fuss hot cross bun recipe that is filled with mixed fruit, all purpose flour, instant yeast and more. A fluffy brioche like bread that you can whip up in under 2 hours making for a delicious breakfast treat.

Shakshuka

This tomato based recipe is filled with spices, bell peppers, feta cheese and poached eggs. It is perfect for breakfast but also delicious as a meal during the day. A good start to the season of Ramadan.

Cosmopolitan

This elegant cocktail is a simple drink that not only looks pretty but also tastes delicious. It is vodka based but the orange liqueur adds a refreshing flavor to the palate.

Thandai Tres leches

This eggless milk cake is based on a traditional Indian drink called Thandai that is filled with cardamom, saffron, nuts, rose petals, poppy seeds, fennel seeds and turmeric. The cake is soaked in a mixture of three milks making it tender and delicious for Holi.

Irish Cream Cupcakes

These cocoa coffee cupcakes are filled with a Baileys dark chocolate ganache center and topped with a coffee flavored buttercream. A fluffy cupcake, simple frosting and quick ganache makes these cupcakes easy to make but perfect for St. Patricks Day.

Django Reinhardt

This vermouth based cocktail is the perfect day drinking situation fit for brunch. Filled with citrus and ice it is a simple drink to shake up in no time and refreshing to say the least.

Bolognese Sauce

This Italian meaty sauce is my version of the classic. It is simply delicious, comforting and perfect as a dinner meal for four. Serve it with pasta or bread and you are good to go.

Mojito

Limes, mint, white rum and a little muddle makes this cocktail a refreshing one like no other. It is a zesty drink that is cooling and very easy to make.

Banana Nut Waffles

This waffles recipe is filled with bananas, oat flour, whole wheat flour, coconut sugar, pecans and all the goodness you need for a breakfast pick me up situation. A simple healthy recipe that makes crispy and fluffy waffles.

Haldi Doodh

Haldi Doodh also known as Golden milk, also known as Turmeric latte is a simple immune boosting healthy hot drink that is delicious. This recipe is rooted in Ayurveda which stems from India.

Easy Falafel

This vegetarian recipe is so simple to make and a great snack to feed a crowd. Crunchy on the outside with a soft and fluffy center. These falafels are filled with chickpeas making for a wholesome dish.

Mushrooms on Toast

The best and simplest vegetarian meal you can make that requires few ingredients. Spoon it over toast, mix it into your rice, use it in a pasta bake, the options are endless. Spiced with crushed black pepper and flavored with freshly chopped parsley.

Maple Old Fashioned

The combination of maple syrup, bourbon, bitters and orange zest makes for a warming fall drink perfect for the season. Nothing fancy is needed to stir this recipe up hence you can make it in no time.

Chicken Pot Pie

The best Chicken Pot Pie recipe that you will make. Filled with chicken, peas, corn and carrots in a white sauce, that is encased in a buttery short crust pastry. Learn how to make your pastry at home in minutes!

Chai Custard

This is a simple custard recipe that doesn’t need much effort. A dessert that can be made ahead of time and chilled in the fridge before serving. Filled with spices, ginger, brown sugar and tea powder you can make this treat in no time.

Coconut Ladoos

Calling all coconut lovers. These coconut ladoos are filled with fresh and desiccated coconut making for a very flavorful ladoo. The addition of condensed milk makes it rich and delicious, perfect for Diwali.

Bloody Mary

There is no better cocktail than a Bloody Mary that sums up the celebration of Halloween. With a little tomato juice and vodka you can make this drink in no time and add your own twist to it.
Happy Halloween!

Jack O’Lantern Cookies

The simplest cookies to make during halloween. Truthfully during any time of the year. These are cinnamon spiced, brown sugar cookies that work well on its own or sandwiched with fillings. They are a delicious treat to give to your tricker treaters.

Pumpkin Soup

This fall favorite is definitely a must have. It is so simple, uses few ingredients, is vegan and gluten free making for a comforting and delicious meal for anyone and everyone all in one pot. Serve it with a little drizzle of coconut cream on top and toasted pumpkin seeds.

World Pasta Day

A day dedicated for the love of Pasta has to be one of the best days ever. Originating from Italy but globally a staple across all cultures. With just flour and eggs you make a home cooked meal in minutes.

Grave Digger

A Halloween special cocktail that is not only fun to make but tastes like a dessert. With the combination of coffee, whipped cream, brandy, chocolate biscuits, vanilla and Kahlua it makes for a simple yet delicious treat.

Corn Cookies

These cookies are packed with corn and ticks all the boxes of sweet, salty and savory. Fit for dessert or tea time but they store and travel well making for delicious snacks, anytime and anywhere.

Poison Apple Martini

Halloween themed drinks are a lot of fun and this cocktail is filled with all the goodness for a perfect vodka martini however, the addition of caramel sauce and edible glitter makes for a poisoned apple martini.

Banana Chai Cake

This loaf is perfect for a Dusshera celebration. With simple ingredients and a bowl this banana cake can be made in under an hour with all the flavors of masala chai in it. Delicious on its own but even better to share with family, neighbors and friends during the festive season.

Sabudana Khichdi

This is a traditional Indian recipe for Navratri and it is made with soaked sabudana, also known as tapioca pearls. It is stirred together in tempered spices and served with more roasted peanuts on the side. A filling vegetarian snack or meal that can be made in little time.

Pumpkin Spice Granola

A healthy breakfast filled with a handful of nutritiously delicious ingredients. In this recipe you will learn how to make granola at home using a few pantry staples like oats, nuts, spices and dried fruit. Turn your breakfast into a yummy treat with this granola.

Tomato Soup

A classic tomato soup that is a comforting bowl of warmth. It is a simple one pot recipe using fresh tomatoes that is packed with flavor and a silky smooth texture making for a delicious soup perfect for the current weather situation.