Veggie veggie

I need an overdose vegetables tonight. Cut a small pumpkin of approximately 1.5 kilo in quarters. Remove the seeds. Put the quarters in an oven dish. Spread some olive oil. Cover with aluminium foil. Bake in the oven at 200° until soft. Boil 1 peeled sweet potato of 400 grams in salted water seasoned with … More Veggie veggie

Calamari

I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari

Ideal starter

Beetroot and leek combined in a starter seems rather unusual, but… If I would have to choose the best Ottolenghi cookbook until so far, although I haven’t seen the recent one ‘Flavor’, my favorite is ‘Jerusalem’. It was my first meeting, ‘the first cut is the deepest’-sensation. In search for a menu for friends (5p … More Ideal starter

Mango caprese

Although buying mango is bad for my ecologic footprint, I knew this dish would be fabulous and thus, I decided to prepare it anyway. For 2p, slice 1 mango. Put 1 garlic clove, a handful of basil leaves, the zeste of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, some chili flakes and a pinch of … More Mango caprese

Beetroot salad

I love the earthy flavor of beetroot. I discovered this recipe in the supermarket magazine. It’s really delicious, a side dish for a few people, as lunch, as starter,..Remove the leaves of the beetroot ( I prepared 1 kilo, thus a large portion), cook until ready. Cool down, remove the skin and slice.Mix 170 grams … More Beetroot salad