What a gift!

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 the family of Iris is an old fashioned crab cocktail. So, … More What a gift!

Awesome imported food

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

Avocado caesar sauce

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

Our house doesn’t have ( or is it ‘cannot’😉) to be tied up to organise dinner evenings.

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.

Photogenic dishes

Salads, in new and traditional combinations, are colorful dishes for every season. Grind 1 teaspoon of roasted cumin seeds, ½ teaspoon of chili flakes and 1 garlic clove in a mortar. Add 3 table spoons of olive oil, the zeste and juice of 1 lime. Taste, add pepper, salt and a bit of honey. For … More Photogenic dishes