As second recipe for a delicious summer Ottolenghi buffet, a salad ( little gems or another solid alternative as iceberg or brussels chicory) prepare this exotic dressing in advance. Mix 1/2 avocado, 3 cm of peeled snd chopped fresh ginger, 1 garlic clove, 1 green chili, the zeste and juice of 1 lemon, 1 table … More Green dressing
Mango, avocado and lime…so delicious, but so bad for the planet…I hope you will understand. The combination of mango, avocado, chili, garlic, lime, fresh coriander and shrimps is more than awesome. It’s the perfect compensation for the cold temperature outside. Marinate 400 grams of peeled raw ( defrosted is perfect and surely intestines free) scampi … More Craving for the sun
Latkes are originally Jewish. Today I’m really into fusion cooking, I hope you like it ( we did). For latkes for 2p, grate 500 grams of potatoes. Put in a towel and squeeze out all extra liquid. Put in a bowl. Mix with 2 table spoons of flour, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of wasabi, pepper, … More Latkes or potato fritters
To compensate the lack of personal contact, presents delivered by the postman or a courier are even more exciting. Iris has been spoiled by her family, not only with lots of books but also with the best canned crabmeat ever. The traditional starter at Iris’ family is an old fashioned crab cocktail. So, let’s have … More What a gift!
I never ever tasted more delicious tomatoes than the variety coeur de boeuf, as long as they have the ideal maturity. This recipe is one of delicious.nl. I used piadini instead of sour dough bread and marinated more tomatoes for extra flavor, extra vegetables. Put 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds and the zeste of 1 … More The best tomatoes ever
As you know, I’m from Belgium. So if we travel by car we ‘import’ some ingredients. The North Sea shrimps are so delicate, so delicious, so much more flavor than the scampi, especially in their purest version. Avocado is also one of those ingredients which are bad for your ecological footprint, but they can be … More Awesome imported food
A special edition of my favorite magazine has published 42 oven dishes. I have loads of inspiration for the following weeks. Roasted broccoli, potatoes, salmon and avocado caesar sauce is an excellent combination. For 2p, put 500 grams of potato wedges, 1 red onion in wedges, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped chili and 600 … More Avocado caesar sauce
There are many different ways to use old bread in your recipes. It’s always useful to cut the bread in smaller pieces before becoming extremely hard. Put 2 chopped garlic cloves in some olive oil in a pan. Heat the fire. Add a handful of old bread crumb cubes. Bake and stir now and again. … More Old bread in a salad
Polpo is one of my favorites of the whole squid family. Buy them super fresh and cleaned, put them in the freezer or cook them immediately. A squid of approx 1 kilo is perfect for a carbon free meal for 2p. Put the polpo in a large amount of water. Add some bay leaves, fresh … More Hot summer = large salads
For certain guests I normally would prefer to have a clean and tidy house, but, as you know, that’s really impossible for the moment. Luckely the evenings are nice and warm outside. A cold soup is a perfect starter and needs to be prepared in advance. Chop 2 medium sized cucumber and put in the … More Our house doesn’t have ( or is it ‘cannot’😉) to be tied up to organise dinner evenings.