Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Our WhatsApp contacts in Belgium are in love with the temporary snow while we had a sky-blue Saturday with 20° on our terrace ( the sunny part of course ). While enjoying my breakfast outside, a chubby polpo was boiling ( only water and some bay leaves) for approximately 1h ( it’s important that a … More Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Budget cooking

Fish instead of meat, fresh vegetables and lots of fruit…it has an impact on your weekly budget. The impossibility of outdoor eating creates for sure an extra budget. In winter I’m fine with 1 shopping list, including market and grocery store. I probably invest more time preparing my list than shopping itself. First I check … More Budget cooking

What a gift!

To compensate the lack of personal contact, presents delivered by the postman or a courier are even more exciting. Iris has been spoiled by her family, not only with lots of books but also with the best canned crabmeat ever. The traditional starter at the family of Iris is an old fashioned crab cocktail. So, … More What a gift!

Vega wellington

I can’t repeat it enough but the Dutch delicious magazine is fantastic, and the recent edition of december is superb. One chapter is dedicated to pies. If you start from scratch, it’ll be a lot of work and for a small sized pie for 2-4 portions ( 3/4 for today and the leftover as lunch … More Vega wellington