Vegetable Chilli

One day, after having spent the whole day sailing in our Mirror dinghy, we came home starving and wanted to eat as soon as possible. Also we were in a mood for something substantial, not only a slice of bread with something. And so I came up with this recipe that has become (in various modifications) one of our favorite “mexican” dishes.

Ingredients (2-4 servings):

  • 1 onion
  • 1-2 green peppers
  • 3-4 tbs of corn
  • 1/2 can of beans (baked, in tomato sauce, in chilli sauce, whichever is currently available)
  • optional: 1/2 can of chickpeas
  • 1 can of tomatoes
  • salt, pepper and chilli powder

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Salad with chickpeas

We love salads. We can have them in almost any way. The following recipe was inspired by a dish by Jamie Oliver and it’s not only delicious but super quick – it won’t take more than 10 minutes to make.


  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • cherry tomatoes or tomatoes
  • 1 quarter red onion pealed and finely sliced
  • cucumber
  • salad leaves
  • sprouts of any kind
  • herbs (eg. basil, mint…)

In fact anything you like or have available at the moment. The most important ingredient is chickpeas.
For the dressing: salt, pepper, lemon juice, olive oil (mix using the ratio 3:1)

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