The “Shawarmarger”


This is a quite light and refreshing burger inspired by my Shawarma recipe.

Ingredients for a burger:

  • 180gr of minced chicken (or a butterflied chicken breast)
  • Lettuce
  • A slice of tomato
  • Onion
  • Spices:
    • Half a teaspoon cardamom
    • Half a teaspoon coriander
    • Half a teaspoon cumin
    • A dash of cinnamon
    • A dash of paprika
    • A dash of pepper
    • A dash of salt
  • A dash of olive oil
  • Tzatzíki sauce (will write a recipe soon)
  • Burger buns

  1. Mix the minced chicken with the spices and a dash of olive oil, and marinate it in the fridge for 2 hours.
  2. Form your patty and cook it in a pan on medium-high heat until golden-brown.
  3. Slices some onion and toast the buns
  4. Build the burger:
    1. Bottom bun
    2. Patty
    3. Tzatzíki sauce
    4. Onion
    5. Tomato
    6. Lettuce
    7. Top Bun

Bon appétit!



Sushi rice


This recipe is my version of a recipe that i found on . It is adapted to how I like my sushi rice and to the equipment I have. For more details you can visit that website.

I love having it for sushis, sashimi or the next day after a sushi night, I like having this rice for breakfast with some sesame seeds and Nori seaweed.


  • 2 cups of sushi rice
  • 2,5 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of sake
  • 2 pieces of Kombu seaweed (5*2 cm)
  • 4 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt

  1. Wash the rice until the washing water get transparent
  2. Put the rice in your pot or cooker and add the water, the sake and the kombu.
  3. Cover and bring to a boil on medium-high heat.
  4. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and “steam” it for 10 to 15 minutes. It have to be covered all the time so you do not lose any steam.
  6. When it cooked, transfer the rice in a bowl and let it cool down.
  7. While the rice cool down, mix in a bowl the vinegar, sugar and salt.
  8. Finally add the vinegar mix to the rice and mix softly.

Bon appétit!



The Barbecue Burger


It is not really a new burger but a different version of the “Classic” one.
You really need to do it on a barbecue to express all its potential.


Ingredients for a burger:

  • Burger buns
  • 3 slices of bacon
  • 3 slices of cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 1 slice of tomato
  • Some lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon of thinly diced onion
  • 150gr of minced beef
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Thaï seven spices
  • Chili powder
  • Chili flakes
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne pepper

  1. Mix the diced onion with the mayonnaise
  2. Mix the minced meat with some thaï seven spices, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix a tablespoon of barbecue sauce with half a teaspoon of chili powder, half a teaspoon of chili flakes, half a teaspoon of paprika and half a teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
  4. Form your patty and cook it on the barbecue.
  5. Toast your burger buns on the barbecue.
  6. Cook the bacon on the barbecue.
  7. When the patty is practically ready, put a slice of cheddar on top. Let it melt slightly and add on top the bacon and another slice of cheddar.
  8. When the cheddar is starting to melt, build the burger:
    1. Bottom bun
    2. Cheddar
    3. Barbecue sauce
    4. Patty/Cheddar/Bacon/Cheddar
    5. Onion mix
    6. Tomato slice
    7. Lettuce leaves
    8. Top Bun

Bon appétit!


Chicken tortilla


I bought some habanero pepper and decided to make some stuffed tortilla.

Ingredients for two tortillas:

  • 350gr of chicken
  • Half of a habanero pepper
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato concentrate
  • Black pepper, chili powder, cayenne pepper
  • 2 tortillas

  1. Slice thinly the chicken, onion and bell pepper
  2. On maximum heat, stir-fry the chicken until golden brown.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and add the onion and bell pepper.
  4. Cook until the bell pepper become soft and add the tomato concentrate.
  5. Mince the habanero and add it to the pan.
  6. Taste and add some additional spices if you want.
  7. Finally, warm up the tortilla and fill them up with the chicken mix. You can add some cheese too.

Bon appétit!