I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰

I love those babies, I really do. The combination with polpo is exquisite in the Greek inspired recipe witch I found in delicious.nl, skordalia, originally served as a starter. For 2p as main course, start with the fresh polpo. Boil 1 kilo of the polpo in salted water with a few bay leaves until tender … More I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰

What a sensation

I do admit that I wasn’t so enthusiastic when Giancarla and Iris tried to convince me to do our own olive harvest. And now I’m already inviting people to join us next year. Eating truffles from the garden in the summer, drizzling beautiful green extra vergine olive oil on bread, mushrooms, pasta, fish,….what a sensation, … More What a sensation

Catering during the harvest of our own olive trees

Our dear Italian friends convinced us to do our own raccolto. They will show us how to do it. Mamma Anne doesn’t want to miss this event, and, Diane, our American friend who lives nearby, and her puppy dog, Oskars best friend, will join the female forces. My contribution is restricted to the catering because … More Catering during the harvest of our own olive trees

Juicy polpo

1 kilo of polpo seems a lot for 2p, but once cooked, the weight decreases incredibly. Cook the polpo in salted water with some bay leaves until tender (approximately 1h). Drain, chop in parts and store in the fridge. Chop 1 fennel, 3 courgettes, 4 garlic cloves, 1 red onion, 400 grams of cherry tomatoes … More Juicy polpo

Just imagine the flavor and smell of fresh coriander

The September edition of delicious.nl is dedicated to Yotam Ottolenghi. Janneke Philippi seems to know what his favorite recipes are. One of them is a fish taco with salad, mango and lime yogurt. Although we are just the 2 of us (remember: quarantine 😏), I decided at least the same amount of ingredients as for … More Just imagine the flavor and smell of fresh coriander

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