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
My mother used to prepare fennel and gorgonzola in a crispy oven dish. It was a really fancy combination 40 years ago, and still is an awesome marriage of flavors. My mother hates pasta, so the lasagna version would never have been her kind of thing. For 4p, chop 1,5 kilo of fresh fennel. Steam … More Gorgonzola and fennel
One of the best starters ever my dear friend Alejandro, living in Spain for many many years, prepared us on one of our visits. We worked in the same village, he as the local dentist and I as the new coming female family physician. He left the country many years before us. His move was … More Sweet heart of little gem
I haven’t seen white or purple asparagus here in Tuscany. The green ones of today are from Puglia. White asparagus are more common in Belgium but are often expensive. We were always lucky to get super fresh ones from one of the nephews of one of the monastic sisters who lived opposite our house. Tonight … More Green or white or purple asparagus?
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!