Ideal starter

Beetroot and leek combined in a starter seems rather unusual, but… If I would have to choose the best Ottolenghi cookbook until so far, although I haven’t seen the recent one ‘Flavor’, my favorite is ‘Jerusalem’. It was my first meeting, ‘the first cut is the deepest’-sensation. In search for a menu for friends (5p … More Ideal starter

Moghrabieh

During my last visit to Belgium I found some lovely moghrabieh. Couscous is quicker but moghrabieh has the looks. Put 500 grams of halved cherry tomatoes and 500 grams of chopped carrots on baking paper (skin down). Spread some olive oil, 2 teaspoons of ras gel haniyt, 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, a pinch of … More Moghrabieh

What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?

Although courgettes are a real local ingredient I don’t seem to manage to have my own harvest. I bought healthy plants, planted them on the compost ground, watered them every day and still 😭, not even flowers. Courgettes are, next to tomatoes, my preferred vegetables. The following pasta recipe is delicious and super easy. For … More What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?

What a great starter!

In the Christmas edition of delicious.nl I find a lot of inspiration for the future visit of Emilie, one of my lovely nieces. There is a lot that I don’t really understand of the vegan philosophy, but the recipes are usually really creative. Grilled chicory with roasted nuts and a romesco sauce is awesome. Most … More What a great starter!

Roasted cauliflower could become the star ingredient of the decade

‘The Green Kitchen at Home’ is a perfect inspirer for vegetarian cooking. The middle eastern salad with cauliflower and lentils is fabulous. For 2p,  roast 1 medium sized cauliflower – cut  in little roses (no waste, so please, cut the stem in small cubes) and mixed with 3 table spoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon … More Roasted cauliflower could become the star ingredient of the decade