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Toast 3x Ways

I love plain old buttered toast, but every now and then I like to indulge in a more intricate flavoured toast. In this blog post, I will be sharing three of my favourite toast recipes that make for a great weekday, breakfast or lunch option!

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Grilled Brie Toast w/ Garlicky Mushrooms

Lately, I’ve been very into cheeses and sautéed mushrooms which is why you've probably spotted this duo a lot on my Instagram feed. I always make sure that I have these ingredients in house, because when I need my grilled cheese it had better happen fast. And this toast is next-level! It has a thick layer of Brie and is topped with a layer of garlicky mushroom goodness which will immediately satisfy your toast cravings...

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Vegetarian Bratwursts w/ Smashed Avocados and Sautéed Mushrooms

When it comes to quick and easy lunches, I like to have my store-bought ingredients on hand so I can whip a meal up in no time. I’ve tried out these vegetarian Bratwursts from “De Vegetarische Slager” and they were incredibly tasty, meaty and well-seasoned. If you wanna know how I prepared these Bratwursts and paired them up my favourite fixings then please read on…

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Indian Fried Rice

One of the greatest things about leftover rice is probably Fried Rice! It’s quick and easy to make. It’s super flavourful and often better than takeway - you can simply add whatever you like. Though I’m a huge fan of Chinese Fried Rice, today I’m sharing my Indian Fried Rice which is just as amazing as a side or dinner. It's loaded with veggies and flavoured with aromatic spices. Plus, it only takes less than half an hour to make!

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No-Bake Coconut & Chocolate Granola Bars

Like most things in life, granola bars also come in different shapes and sizes. Some are rectangle and some are square. Some are packed with protein, fiber, nutbutter or other healthy ingredients, and some simply don’t. If you’re looking for a healthy bar, then I must disappoint you. Because these Coconut & Chocolate Granola Bars are downright irresistible but anything near healthy…

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Plantain Chips

As a child my parents would always buy us plantain crisps or other Surinamese snacks. I remember eating bags of these. But one night I felt quite nostalgic and made them myself. They were so fresh and crunchy that I kept eating them!

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Sweet Potato Bacalhau Croquettes

You’ve probably heard of Bacalhau or for my Surinamese peeps out there ‘Bakkeljauw’? This salted fish is a staple of the Portuguese cuisine, but also very known in the Surinamese kitchen! I’m combining this delicious ingredient with my favourite potato and snack. Sweet Potato Bacalhau Croquettes anyone?

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Sweet Potato Chickpea Burger

As my website is called The Spiced Chickpea, I thought I might as well kick off with a spicy Sweet Potato Chickpea burger recipe! It was last year that I actually started appreciating these sweet-tasting roots. Not only was it a good excuse for me to pack loads of vitamins and fibre into my diet, I also learned that this was a healthy and equally tasty alternative to fries! But we are not here to talk about fries. Are we? You came here for a Sweet Potato Chickpea burger and I shall give you one!

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