Almost vintage

In 1999 I bought my first ‘Jamie Oliver’ and since then he inspired me. The sweet and sour chicken is one of my favorites. I will have to wait until Iris’ godchild Egon’s visit to serve whole chicken but what do you think about a sweet and sour polpo variation? Put fresh polpo in the … More Almost vintage

Romanesco broccoli

The beautiful green romanesco broccolo finds its origin in the 16th century as ‘broccoli from Rome’. It’s such a beautiful creature with its particular flavor, in between broccoli and cauliflower. Today’s side dish is an incredible amount of vegetables with this beautiful green as protagonist. There are no rules to prepare this kind of side … More Romanesco broccoli

Inspired by a paella recipe, I made this one 😅

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 😅

Confetti’farro

Inspired by Sabrina Ghayour’s ‘confetti rice, this recipe is perfect to serve at room temperature and thus ideal for a hot summer evening meal. I use almost the same amount of vegetables for 2p as the original recipe for 4-6. Chop 1 large eggplant in small cubes. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Stir … More Confetti’farro