This side dish is Iris favorite. It’s an original Ottolenghi and I surely posted it before. It’s a perfect dish for a larger buffet. Marinate 1 sliced red onion in 3 table spoons of red wine vinegar. Add a handful of chopped dates. Stir now and again. Cut 3 pita breads in smaller pieces. Chop … More The best side dish ever
Again, a recipe based on the latest Ottolenghi, pizza bianca. Iris is waiting for our future ‘cinema’-room to be ready. The boxes with DVD, CD and old video tapes will be unpacked soon. The red velvet sofa (also sleeping chair for guests) may soon be freed from its removal packaging. This pizza bianca will be … More Pizza bianca
What more can I do with a white truffle? A small pumpkin of approx 1.2 kilo with a rich sweet-nutty taste is ideal for a lasagna for 2-3p. Instead of making a puree slice the pumpkin thinly (approx 5mm) and remove skin and seeds. Oil the slices and put on baking paper. Bake in the … More Special lasagna today
Gremolata is a mixture of fresh parsley, lemon zeste and garlic and is a wonderful way to give a fresh flavor to a lot of dishes. Mix 1 finely chopped garlic clove with a handful of finely chopped parsley and the zeste of 1 lemon. Boil a portion of pasta in salted water. Add 450 … More Gremolata
Gnocchi alla romana are prepared in the oven and therefore my prefered gnocchi. The recent magazine of the supermarket Coop inspires for a version with pumpkin. Remember the pumpkin of last week? This recipe is ideal for the 400 grams of ovenbaked pumpkin meat stored in the freezer. Defrost the pumpkin (or prepare fresh pumpkin) … More One huge pumpkin gnocco (singular of gnocchi) or better ‘polenta pumpkin gratin’
It’s about time to be honest about my blogposts. In the beginning I managed a daily post of the menu of the day. We eat fairly late and thus, after cooking, eating, cleaning up, I had to start with my blogpost of the day (the recipe is only ‘done’ after the cooking, and not the … More A little secret
Gerda and Herman arrive tonight, after a long direct drive from Belgium. My ingredients for a quick and healthy pasta are waiting for their arrival. Boil 500 grams of fresh pasta (pici of course) together with 1 kilo of fresh green asparagus and 250 grams of frozen peas in salted water until al dente. Chop … More A healthy pasta for friends arriving late.