I’m a passionate cook, but my preferred recipes are simple, healthy, colorful and no waste. Now and again, I try something more ‘fancy’. Delicious.nl dedicated an article on Kobe Desramaults’new pop-up restaurant in Sicily. I was immediately inspired by the recipes. As starter, a combination of calamari, stracciatella ( the inner part of burrata), pistachio … More Imitating star chefs
The artichokes are back. I bought a bunch of 5 medium sized pieces and decided to create something different. First step, clean the artichokes by removing the harder outer leaves, the stem and the top part. Cut in halves. Put in a casserole filled with the juice of 1 lemon. Cover with water ( or … More An original docV 😜
After a wonderful trip through the mainland of Greece, an interesting training in the Netherlands and a lot of little things in between, we didn’t forget to cook and eat 😀, but I completely forgot to post something. The following recipe is a good one to catch up. For 2p, boil 3 medium sized beetroots … More A good one to catch up
After an incredible summer with lots of nice people passing by, a fantastic holiday of 3 weeks in the amazing mainland of Greece, it’s about time to post something. An old recipe in a ‘date-night- version’ seems a proper way to catch up. Remember the cookbook of Jamie Oliver ‘Jamie’s Italy’ and his recipe with … More OMG time flies!
Temperatures are going down, grass growing back since we have regular thunderstorms, finally I can harvest some courgettes of my little yard. It’s always remarkable how one season shifts into the following one. In Italy you can follow the seasons also in the offer of vegetables, but this week I found green asparagus 😋 from … More Gradual change of seasons
A plate filled with a diversity of starters is my top choice. It’s more work in advance, but more pleasure at the table. I love to spend time in the kitchen, especially on a Sunday morning. Our weekend dinner is probably more ‘elegant’ than a meal during the week. Cookies or keftedes with courgettes, grilled … More Antipasti, mezze,tapas, starters, ….😍
In search of afternoon delights, I found this lovely recipe (with a little variation) in the Belgian cooking magazine “Libelle lekker’. Mix 40 grams of melted butter with 4 table spoons of maple syrup, 150 grams of low fat yogurt and 70 ml of semi skimmed milk. Mix 120 grams of spelt flour with 80 … More ‘Healthy’ scones
I have a few cookbooks of Tessa Kiros in my kitchen. Traveling and cooking and eating…many ways to explore a country. The following recipe is simple, tasty, cheap and for sure loved by everyone. Although you can mix ( courgettes, tomatoes or bell pepper) I have chosen 7 beautiful tomatoes. Slice off the top of … More Remember Tessa Kiros?
All-in-one dishes are the new hype, but are already since decades my favorites. Donna Hay’s book, One Pan Perfect, is an incredible source of inspiration. The crispy potato cake with smoked salmon is an amazing dish for a hot summer evening. Home made smoked salmon was on my to-do list for a while. So I … More All-in-one dishes
Today’s meal is so easy. Clean a large bunch of spring onions. Wash 500 grams of small new potatoes. Cut them in halves. Put them in a microwave dish. Steam for 5 minutes in the microwave oven. Allow to rest. Wash 700 grams of cherry tomatoes. Chop 4 garlic cloves. Put all vegetables in a … More My love for simple cooking