In between seasons

We’re back home after a visit to Belgium, to see both families and a few friends. Oskar enjoyed his first trip abroad. We enjoyed the usual French fries, an overdose of North Sea shrimps, crispy sandwiches and the company of course 😉. Eggplant and North Sea shrimps is one of my preferred combinations. Chop 2 … More In between seasons

Autumn orange

Every season has a color, even on your plate. Orange is definitely a color connected to this season with as ingredient number 1, the squash.  During our road trip through a part of Italy we discovered local specialities. We had lunch on several different places as in Mantova. There we tasted the amazing ‘tortelli di … More Autumn orange

I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Where radicchio is Italian, chicory is a product from Belgium and the Netherlands. I try to avoid buying import products but certain ingredients are too delicious, I’m sorry. For 2p, bake 1 kilo of chicory, cut in quarters, brown in some butter. Add 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh sage. Make a bechamel. Add 60 grams … More I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

A winter classical

Filled green cabbage rolls in a classical bechamel sauce has always been one of my favorites. My mother used to prepare this recipe so deliciously. Her bechamel sauce was probably richer than mine, as most of the classical recipes contained more butter, more fat than we try to use now. I have different versions, also … More A winter classical