I’ m a big fan of Jamie Oliver as you know. While I run on the treadmill I often watch a cooking program on YouTube. Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey are my favorites. ‘Tiella di riso al forno’ is a wonderful dish to prepare in advance for 6 persons. Clean a mixture of mussels and … More I love Jamie Oliver
Lentils are a must at an Indian diner. No red, no yellow but brown Tuscan lentils for our dal. Cover 150 grams of lentils with cold water. Cook gently for approximately 30 minutes, until al dente. Bake 2 teaspoons of cumin in a drizzle of oil. Add 1 chopped onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Tadka dal
During my last visit to Belgium I found some lovely moghrabieh. Couscous is quicker but moghrabieh has the looks. Put 500 grams of halved cherry tomatoes and 500 grams of chopped carrots on baking paper (skin down). Spread some olive oil, 2 teaspoons of ras gel haniyt, 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, a pinch of … More Moghrabieh
Although our kitchen is really dirty, I manage to prepare us some food. Luckely we have this little supermarket on walking distance to get some fresh food. The builders disconnected one fridge coincidentally and thus, we have less storage. How to keep on eating fairly healthy in rather inaccessible kitchen? Chop and fry 4 garlic … More A lot of progress and a lot of mess
A while ago we enjoyed a dinner at ‘Graanmarkt 13’ in Antwerp, the restaurant of Seppe Nobels. We had a delicious evening which we ended with a coffee and delicious ‘madeleines’. The recipe was a little gift. Although my adapted cake form is still somewhere in boxes, waiting to be unpacked after finishing the renovations, … More The flavor of happiness
Clean 500 grams of carrots. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Steam until al dente ( I use the microwave and an appropriate recipient for this). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 4 cm of fresh ginger in a drizzle of wok oil. Add the vegetables and bake. Add 300 grams of soy sprouts. Finish … More Chicken or cashew nuts?
Every single day of the month of July and August there is an outdoor movie in Siena. There are for sure a few movies which we really would like to see. It would be crazy to spend the evening in our boiling home cinema 😉. A simple pasta and a fresh shower is all we … More A pasta before going to the outdoor movie