A special dessert

I saw this recipe of a cheesecake marbled with chocolate in the cooking magazine of the Coop supermarket. I didn’t reduce the amounts of sugar, nor butter this time, I only substituted the fresh cheese with fresh cheese, low fat Greek yogurt and ricotta and added a drizzle of lemon juice and lemon zeste for … More A special dessert

Mushroom season

There are mushrooms everywhere. Next year I hope to have learned the difference between eatable and not eatable. We can ask the local pharmacy to do that for us, what a service. I had to promise Iris to be transparent and not to rely on the ‘mushroom app ‘ 😉. A fresh pasta with fresh … More Mushroom season

Wedding anniversary during semi-quarantine

October last year we started planning a big party. 2020 would be the year of ‘special occasions’ : 40th birthday of my wife Iris, our 10th wedding anniversary and official inauguration of our renovated home. Guests were invited, flights were booked, guesthouses were reserved, events were planned,…it was supposed to be 4 really special days … More Wedding anniversary during semi-quarantine

Starters

When I’m watching a menu in a restaurant I’m always more attracted to starters. A starter is a perfect way to show ingredients at their best. In the beginning of our relationship we spoiled each other with our best recipes, and often we had a starter and main course every day (luckily we skipped dessert … More Starters

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 🥰