Budget cooking

Fish instead of meat, fresh vegetables and lots of fruit…it has an impact on your weekly budget. The impossibility of outdoor eating creates for sure an extra budget. In winter I’m fine with 1 shopping list, including market and grocery store. I probably invest more time preparing my list than shopping itself. First I check … More Budget cooking

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

Sunny Sunday

August is halfway, incredible not? In a few days time we’ll have some friends passing by for a few days. So, today, I’ll put my nose in a my cookbooks to organize a menu and a shopping list. What did we eat last night? Cod, fennel and potatoes in a delicious( inspired delicious.nl) all in … More Sunny Sunday

Artichokes ❣

Raw, grilled, cooked, boiled, …fresh artichokes are a real delight. 5 euro for 6 large babies is a perfect portion served as a main course for 2p. The following recipe I read in the beautiful cook book, Vegarabia, written by Greg and Lucy Malouf. Clean the artichokes (remove the hard leaves, part of the stem, … More Artichokes ❣

Beautiful red

Cut 6 small red onions in quarters. Chop 1 large red bell pepper in long pieces and 4 garlic cloves. Spread all together in an oven dish. Add a little drizzle of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of dried basil. Bake in the oven at 180° for 20 mins. After 20 mins add 300 grams … More Beautiful red