Pumpkin soup, pumpkin puree, I can’t resist 😅

My family associates me with courgettes and pumpkin, although I’m much more than that🙃. A ‘normal’ sized pumkin weighs easily more than 3 kilograms. Once I start one, I have to continue because I know that frozen ready made food isn’t my thing anymore ( it used to be different). Slice the pumpkin in manageable … More Pumpkin soup, pumpkin puree, I can’t resist 😅

Fusion

I bought 2 stems of tiny beetroots. They are so fresh, so the beautiful leafs can be used too. Boil the beetroots separately in salted water, until al dente ( depends on the size). Rinse the leafs, drain and chop. Heat a pan. Spread a drizzle of olive oil. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Fusion

Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

Certain autumnal and winter vegetables can be kept, on a cool spot, for a few weeks as pumpkin, savoy cabbage, celwriac, white and red cabbage. For today’s recipe take the bigger outerleaves of a savoy cabbage. Store the leftover in the fridge and use in a puree, a paste or even in wintersalad. 10-12 outerleaves … More Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

Sweeties

Put 200 grams of digestive cookies and 50 grams of butter (room temperature) in a small kitchen robot to create the base for 7 little cheesecakes.Cover 7 small oven pots ( +/-8cm diameter) with baking paper. Divide the cookies in 7 portions. Press with a spoon. Store in the fridge.Mix 250 grams of ricotta, 170 … More Sweeties

Special dish

Although I’m not sharing every single detail of the starting period of our relationship, we both consider a cooking class in Florence as the real beginning. Risotto with fresh artichokes was part of the menu that day and thus, this dish remains a special one forever. I’m pretty sure I cook this dish everytime in … More Special dish

Purple

Purple potatoes, red onion, sage and taleggio on a whole wheat puff pastry is not only beautiful but also delicious. It’s the first time that I discovered whole wheat puff pastry, it’s meant to be covered with warm colors 😉. Wash and slice 400 grams of purple potatoes thinly. Slice 1red onion and 4 garlic … More Purple