Easy cooking

After a whole weekend of working outside, my body asks for a quiet evening and an easy dinner. A bunch of fresh green asparagus ( from Puglia) and 600 grams of brussels sprouts ( from Holland, sorry for this) could become a worth-to-try-combination with the halloumi which we bought in Belgium but originally came from … More Easy cooking

In between seasons

We’re back home after a visit to Belgium, to see both families and a few friends. Oskar enjoyed his first trip abroad. We enjoyed the usual French fries, an overdose of North Sea shrimps, crispy sandwiches and the company of course 😉. Eggplant and North Sea shrimps is one of my preferred combinations. Chop 2 … More In between seasons

The Sunday Times bestseller of Meera Sodha EAST

We all know that vegan and vegetarian recipes are tasty, colorful and generally healthy. This book proves it all. Meera Sodha takes us from Bangalore to Beijing. Coconut rice with eggplant and pickled cucumber is based on a Malaysian dish, nasi lemak. The only thing what I change is using lemon juice instead of tamarind, … More The Sunday Times bestseller of Meera Sodha EAST

Kale

Kale is an important ingredient in the Italian kitchen and is, in Tuscany, mainly used for the famous ‘ribollita’ ( = a thick all- in- one soup, literally translated as re-cooked). In the beginning of our Italian life, I experimented with this vegetable. Being used to cook al dente and to avoid waste ( one … More Kale