Dinner with a view

It takes so much more than good food to turn a dinner into a moment of enjoyment, even if the food itself is not unimportant. Outdoor dinners in good company and with an amazing view are my favorites. And honestly, we have a lot to of those awesome dinners at our place. Tonight’s dinner is … More Dinner with a view

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The first pumpkins are available. Although the original recipe uses a butternut, I use a a small local one which is probably a bit dryer. Heat the oven at 220Ā°. Mix 1 sliced pumpkin with 2 sliced red onions, 4 chopped garlic cloves, a handful of sage leaves, salt, pepper and 2-3 table spoons of … More One more

Hot and cold

Another delicious recipe for an Ottolenghi summer buffet are the hot roasted tomatoes served on fresh cold Greek yogurt. Spread 500 grams of cherry tomatoes in an oven dish. Mix with 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, a pinch of candy sugar, 4 sliced garlic cloves, a few stems of fresh thyme, a few stems of … More Hot and cold

What a team!

Don’t worry, I’m not going to write about soccer, I’m definitely a foodblogger. Oskar, our sweet and energetic one year old puppy, is gifted with many talents. One of his talents is an incredible nose for truffles (and many other less tasty bites). Iris observes him when he’s exploring a certain area of the garden. … More What a team!

Totani in zimino

‘In zimino’ derived from the Arabic word ‘samin’ and stands for : preparing fish in butter or olive oil with a sauce of bitter vegetables. Ursula Ferrigno describes this lovely dish in one of her cookbooks ‘Buonissimo’. Clean and chop 500 grams of small squid ( totani or small calamari or moscardini). Store cool. Clean … More Totani in zimino

Easy curry

Red and green curry paste are permanent ingredients in my storage. I buy those larger pots and store them in the freezer. Exotic cooking has never been easier. Wash and chop 1 celeriac of approximately 600 grams in cubes ( no need to remove the skin). Spread the cubes on baking paper. Sprinkle 1 table … More Easy curry