Day dreaming

It’s almost a year now that our lives our ruled by a tiny little creature. What would it have been like if we had known from the beginning that this would take so long? Routine is a powerful source to survive. Focusing on daily life, enjoying small things, without getting lost in long term personal … More Day dreaming

Exotic flavor

Clean 2 bunches of fresh carrots ( I didn’t weigh them but probably almost 1 kilo). Spread them in a tajine. Add 2 table spoons of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of coriander powder, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion and 1 teaspoon of honey … More Exotic flavor

Vegetarian cakes

The word ‘burger’ can soon not be associated with ‘vegetarian’ anymore so I’ll try to find an appropriate alternative and in the meantime let’s use ‘cakes’ (although this could possible create another discussion in the European parliament). Anyway, let’s cook. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1 carrot, 1 small red onion and 1 chili … More Vegetarian cakes

A lasagna docV style

I have a lot of green vegetables in the fridge. Fresh spinach, winter purslane or agretti and courgettes and I’m in the mood for comfort food. Clean 300 grams of agretti ( take some other greens if you can’t find them). Boil them for 3-5min in salted water. Drain. Wash and clean 500 grams of … More A lasagna docV style

Almost vintage

In 1999 I bought my first ‘Jamie Oliver’ and since then he inspired me. The sweet and sour chicken is one of my favorites. I will have to wait until Iris’ godchild Egon’s visit to serve whole chicken but what do you think about a sweet and sour polpo variation? Put fresh polpo in the … More Almost vintage

Oskar’s first snow

Snow and sun🤩, enjoy the moment. After a nice walk in the beautiful landscape, it’s time to prepare my weekend cake. With a ready made rectangular puff pastry this recipe is amazingly easy. Mix 500 grams ricotta with 2 eggs, vanilla powder/extract, the zeste of 1 lemon, 2 table spoons of pine nuts and liquid … More Oskar’s first snow

Romanesco broccoli

The beautiful green romanesco broccolo finds its origin in the 16th century as ‘broccoli from Rome’. It’s such a beautiful creature with its particular flavor, in between broccoli and cauliflower. Today’s side dish is an incredible amount of vegetables with this beautiful green as protagonist. There are no rules to prepare this kind of side … More Romanesco broccoli