Welcome to Crazy Cucumber! My Healthy Food Blog. My name is Leno and I`m creator and author of blog crazy-cucumber.com. In this project you’ll find some of my experiments with amazing food ingredients and my culinary research. Cooking is my passion!
It`s winter time in New Zealand, days and nights have become chilly. Winter is a perfect time to explore the local beautiful and hearty root crops. Crispy swede, sweet kumara, lemony oca, aromatic fennel, nutty parsnip and many types of potato, all of them and even more you can find in the local […]
Hey, vegetable lovers, this post for you! You will like this hearty Italian soup with plenty of veggies. Ribollita is a bit similar with minestrone but with divine taste of tomato. Floury potato, instead of a pasta, makes the dish is very nutritious. I love this soup all seasons, in winter […]
Delicious creamy vanilla rice pudding is a quick and simple classic comfort dish. I like to serve it warm as a breakfast during winter time. Rice pudding is nicely paired with caramelized fruits as apples or pears. New season pears are amazingly delicious this time of the year!
Nourishing bowls are the best way to get your nutrients in any time of year. Comfort food that will fill body and soul. It`s winter time in New Zealand, days and nights have become chilly. Instead of green salads, I explore the local beautiful and hearty root crops. Kumara or New […]
Are you looking for a fun and festive cookie? Everyone will enjoy these textured and delicious chocolate cookie filled with melting in the mouth mint cream and packed in the thick chocolate layer. This is refined sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan sweets. I used dates, rice syrup and chocolate chips with stevia.
Got some blackcurrant and cranberry from a gourmet shop. It inspired me to create delicious nutritious berry breakfast bowl and this beautiful Autumn composition.
Enjoy a new twist on an old favorite. Vegan and gluten free burger. Firm and juicy beetroot patty, delicious turmeric mayo, creamy avocado and probiotic raw slaw. Best served with a green salad.
This easy delicious salad really celebrates the chickpea, which is an excellent source of fiber, protein and iron, and perfect for keeping us going on busy days. The recipe was taken from my E-book “10 Quick and Easy Delicious Salads”. In this book you can find some tricks, that can help […]
This Macrobiotic Bowl just looks and taste delish. It offers a fusion taste of Western and Japanese food well-combined together. Golden crispy sweet potato sesame balls, vibrant kale and smoked coconut bacon salad, brown rice and quinoa mix, crunchy wakame Super Super Kraut that tastes like the ocean, creamy avocado, fresh green edamame and […]