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!
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Deltasone online prescription Got some blackcurrant and cranberry from a gourmet shop. It inspired me to create delicious nutritious berry breakfast bowl and this beautiful Autumn composition.
buy generic Rizatriptan online 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 […]
Potato, sauerkraut, dill and caraway seeds. Such a great combination inspired by Eastern Europe cuisine. Serve these delicious hash browns filled with tangy sauerkraut with a dollop of sour cream and a green salad for breakfast or lunch.
Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a large pancake with amazing texture, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, airy and puffy. This texture reminds me choux dough in a simpler version. Dutch baby is best served for breakfast topped with melted butter, lemon juice, and icing […]
A fabulous Italian dessert is given a vegan update with same deliciously creamy texture and deep vanilla flavors. Vanilla Panna Cotta best served with raspberry coulis. I learned about the agar-agar when I lived in Asia. You will never meet the gelatin in the Indonesian traditional cuisine, only agar. Properties […]
Fall has come. The days become a shorter and the evenings are cooler. What could be better for dinner than a bowl of warming ramen soup packed with flavors of a rich spicy stock, fried tofu, tangy kimchi and pickled egg? Yum!
What’s for dinner? hmm… How about crispy Swedish roast potatoes topped with plenty of bacon crumbs garnish with salad and seasonal vegetables? Delicious! Learn how to make them in this quick video.
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 […]
When Japan meets France. Enjoy a mouth-watering emerald color coconut matcha tart, sweet and creamy with a tad of bitterness of chocolate and green tea. Delicious!
Delicious soba noodle salad made with green tea buckwheat soba noodles, cold smoked salmon raised in the crystal clear waters of New Zealand, sauteed carrot and capsicum, wakame seaweed, edamame beans and sesame soy dressing. The easy and refreshing salad extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids, that you can make in less than […]
Classic Chinese steamed buns get fusion twist. Warm fluffy beetroot buns filled with Indonesian style spicy tofu, tender eggplant, authentic Korean kimchi and sweet soy sauce. Looks too tricky? But actually, it is very easy to make at home if you have a steamer. I recommend you prepare more buns […]
In this book you can find some tricks, that can help to turn a simple vegetable salad into delicious nutritious lunch or even dinner. Salads are girl`s best friends! This book is free for my Subscribers. You can get it from here: Save СохранитьСохранить
The school year has begun and I started looking for new ideas and recipes for my daughter’s breakfast and lunch box. My goal was to create something healthy and delicious. Latest visit to the nearest Vege shop with beautiful seasonal fruits inspired me for this tropical twist. Сhia pudding is absolutely delicious and […]
Crunchy juicy lettuce cups filled with delicious tofu seasoned with lemongrass, lime, chili and fresh herbs. Traditionally made with ground chicken or pork larb is a spicy Thai appetizer. But I like to cook this dish with tofu. This is a light, healthy and absolutely delicious version of the dish. Firm […]
Flavorful and hearty veggie patty between the firm and juicy giant Portobello caps. Bye, bye dry and heavy buns. Hello, light, luscious meal perfectly suited for summer. The secret of this ultra-satisfying burger in lots of layers with different tastes and textures. Serve it with kumara wedges to make it more substantial. […]
Transform a summer fruit favorite into a delightful healthy smoothie. And get all the benefits of the fiber and the vitamins.
This healthy corn soup is so easy to make at home using the great summer corn. It has incredibly rich taste without using any butter or cream. Lovely served with bunch of corn chips and guacamole. Tip: Cutting corn kernels off the cob can be challenging. Corn can fly all […]
Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than fresh-from-the-freezer ice pops. Kiwifruit Pops are a fun and delicious way to enjoy fruit. Ideal for parties! Super easy to make and healthy treat. I am seriously concerned how many sugar our children eat during the Christmas holidays. I recently visited several children’s parties where […]
It’s summer—that amazing time of year when fresh produce abounds. I love that there’s an abundance of fresh, delicious and healthy choices. Better yet: many of summer’s fruits and vegetables are brimming with secret health benefits. I grabbed some amazing fresh produce from farmers market and decide to make refreshing […]
Christmas in New Zealand is less about snow and sleigh bells and more about sun, sand and barbecues in the backyard. This is perfect time to enjoy a barbecue with family and friends. Can not wait for picnic with festive delicious food and fabulous local bubbly wine. I know, my […]
A classic favorite is given a vegan update with same deliciously texture and deep caramel flavor. I like the nuts in it and the caramel that melts in your mouth. It is absolutely the best candy in the whole entire world. Guys if you have not tried it try it right now. I […]
Hello, summer and fresh strawberry! The long awaited berry season has finally begun. Treat yourself with strawberry rhubarb cheesecake: crunchy coconut base, delicious vanilla filling, refreshing strawberry rhubarb jelly. Best enjoyed with family or friends. If you’d like to use a bigger cake tin just multiply all ingredients. For example, […]
The warm days are here! Strawberry season is in full swing. Now we can enjoy ice cream, smoothies and mouth-watering chia pudding for breakfast. The tiny, black chia seeds come from a plant that’s grown in South American called Salvia Hispanica. Back in the day, the seed was a key […]
Grabbed some black rice in Asian grocery store. Got inspiration for one Indonesian classic dish. This is traditional food of Bali island. Black rice pudding usually served for breakfast, but I love it as a dessert too. I did some twist with recipe and to give the dish a slightly smoother […]
I love so much toast with jam and coffee for breakfast. But always prefer something healthier with less sugar. Jams are full of sugar because It`s impossible to make right consistency without a large amount of sugar and pectin. Great thanks to chefs who like innovations! We have a new […]
Cooked plums smell fantastic! Cake, crumble, compote or jam – plum when heated reveals a fabulous flavor. This dessert is a great combination of creamy chia pudding, fragrant sweet-sour plums and nutty scent of Japanese toasted soy powder Kinako. Chia Pudding – one of the most favorite breakfast and dessert in our […]