Christmas abroad

Since our move to Italy, we return to Belgium to celebrate Christmas, each with its own family (two Christmas parties 😱). Although we love our families, it’s a survival in many different ways. This year our return journey makes a huge loop passing by Berlin, Munich, Verona and Bologna. Our first stop is Berlin where … More Christmas abroad

I love this one😋

In search for variety in cooking with Jerusalem artichokes I found this wonderful recipe in the cookbook Plenty of Yotam Ottolenghi. After a few small changes we have a fabulous winter salad. For 2p, clean 500 grams of Jerusalem artichokes, chop in 1cm slices and store in a bowl with water and the juice of … More I love this one😋

Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist

The October delicious.nl is awesome. Sabrina Ghayour is an expert in Middle Eastern and Iranian cooking. Spicy rice with green beans and tomato, or the classical combination with meat ‘loobia polow’ is delicious. Our loobia polow has grilled sardines as protein supplier. For 2-3p, cook 150 grams of basmati rice for 5 mins. Rinse and … More Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist

Jerusalem artichokes in a velvety soup

Jerusalem artichokes is one of those ingredients which gradually are re introduced in recipes. Again Yotam Ottolenghi gives me a few delicious ideas. In the beautiful book Nopi, by Scully and Ottolenghi, I found this awesome soup. Knowing that Jerusalem artichokes can cause intestinal problems ( often an impressive flatulence 😉), don’t exaggerate in amounts. … More Jerusalem artichokes in a velvety soup