After 2 weeks in this lovely country we get an idea of the typical Laotian cuisine. I am sure that a few recipes get an honoured blog post and will become part of our daily cooking. With this post I hope to catch your attention and make you curious to keep on following docV😉.
We are still travelling and tasting in this wonderful country. One cooking class is of course not enough to prepare every dish which we could already taste. The ingredients in the shops and on the market are always really fresh (certain ingredients are a bit too exotic for us : bile of buffelo, buffalo skin, … More Pure ingredients in mysterious Laos
200 grams of fresh frozen salmon cubes, 125 grams of baby spinach, 5 carrots, 1 leek, a few white celery sticks, some garlic, some fresh ginger are for sure good ingredients for an Asian meal for 2p and then the fridge is empty! Chop 4 garlic cloves, 5 cm of fresh ginger, 1 spicy little … More The last meal before departure
In every kitchen you find leftovers of unfinished bags of dried pasta. So check your cupboards regularly before opening a new package. Chop a few garlic cloves and, of course, a spicy little pepper. Fry in some olive oil. Add chopped green cabbage (1 green cabbage = 1 recipe with the outer leaves + 1 … More Green cabbage and pasta (a lovely recipe for ravioli in a simple version)
500 grams of tasty radicchio from Treviso (the real stuff) and a lucious cheese (mixture of gorgonzola and mascarpone= really lucious!) are perfect ingredients for a quick risotto. Fry 1 chopped white onion and 4 chopped garlic cloves in a mixture of butter and olive oil. Add 120 grams of good risotto rice. Stir and … More Radicchio, not just a salad
The house is a mess. Presents to be packed in every corner, luggage for several destinations, and still our dog struggling to become better. In between I try to prepare healthy food and in the meanwhile to finish everything in the cupboards. All this is a perfect excuse for non-inventive cooking. Is a dish with … More In a few days we will leave our lovely home for 4 weeks
Wikipedia explains us the origin of this well known dish. Thus, Copy Paste : The word ratatouille derives from the Occitan ratatolha and is related to the French ratouiller and tatouiller, expressive forms of the verb touiller, meaning “to stir up”. From the late 18th century, in French, it merely indicated a coarse stew. The modern ratatouille – tomatoes as a foundation for sautéed garlic, onions, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, marjoram, fennel and basil, or bay leaf and thyme, or … More Ratatouille