I’m back home after a few lovely days in Belgium. While staying at my youngest brother’s home I went to Antwerp to see my daughters, saw my mother on 3 different moments, ate some North Sea shrimps, Thai food and enjoyed a superb Sunday evening dinner at Trattoria Bazalia. You can imagine that a obligatory … More Quarantine after my visit to Belgium
Simplicity of cooking starts by reading a recipe. I tried to find out how my ‘love for a recipe’ starts : with the list of ingredients, the length of the description, the picture, my available time, …. I don’t know for sure, but probably a good mixture of all that. Certain people stop reading if … More Long list of ingredients
I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari
Cooking for 2p is mostly more difficult than cooking for 4p. Knowing that one of my rules is ‘no waste’ and another rule is variety, I cook the ingredients in a different way. The original paella recipe was based on couscous instead of rice. Instead of considering to reduce the choice of vegetables, I skipped … More Inspired by a paella recipe, I made this one 😅
Severine and Bert are enthusiastic after visiting Siena. We start our evening dinner with a simple first course, awesome local melon seasoned with pepper, topped up with roasted pine nuts, grated pecorino and/or parmesan, arugula, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sabrina Ghayour’s vegetarian cookbook ‘Bazaar’ is a real treasure, as are her other cookbooks. Our … More Second dinner with Severine and Bert
Since I’m able to decide my own life, I finish my evening with a candlelight dinner. All my friends seem to have accepted this ‘habit’ as nobody complains if I start cooking even if everybody is exhausted. I’m pretty sure they might think I’m obsessed, which probably I am. Iris and I live together for … More I have this – for certain people strange – habit that a day is only finished once you have enjoyed a ‘real’ dinner.
I know I could use a barbecue to roast vegetables but what’s easier than the oven. Cooking time is longer, but he’s so reliable and I’m more relaxed.Janneke Philippi, a recipe writer in delicious.nl, is always inspiring, and above all, her recipes are easy, tasty and healthy. Wash and cut 500 grams of sweet potatoes … More Even in summer he is my favorite sidekick
Courgettes, sweet potatoes, fresh onion and baby spinach and my dear oven : what a team 😍.Wash and cut two sweet potatoes in slices of 1 cm. Brush them with olive oil, pepper and salt, and spread on baking paper on an oven tray. Bake for 20 mins at 180°.Slice 500 grams of baby courgettes, … More Circles on your plate.
A beautiful fresh seabass is waiting for a dinner for 2p. Put a handful of fresh parsley and 1 garlic clove in the blender. Add 2 table spoons of olive oil. Blend, add pepper and salt and the chopped meat of 1 lemon. Store cool.Chop 300 grams of potatoes and 1 large fresh onion in … More Fresh seabass with parsley oil
Janneke Philippi writes recipes for delicious.nl. Her recipes are creative, often easy and delicious. The cover recipe of the edition of March 2020 is still waiting for a try out. Kachapuri is a Georgian recipe originally filled with cheese and egg only. Janneke Philippi adds a 300 grams of spinach for 4p, I added 500 … More Kachapuri with spinach