Fresh fresh fresh

Although we are in the red zone until after the Easter weekend, a visit to the market was ‘allowed’ to buy food and plants. So tonight we can have some fresh sea bass, ovenbaked new potatoes, and roasted broccoli with oranges and black olives😋.Chop 700 grams of broccoli in litte roses and cubes ( add … More Fresh fresh fresh

Sweet clementine

Yvette van Boven, a cookbook writer who regularly publishes recipes in delicious.nl, loves to cook with fruit and I love her recipes. She manages to create a warm cosy vibe. Lentils, fish, clementines and black olives… Boil 150 grams of good quality lentils ( the ones of Castelluccio for example) in salted water with a … More Sweet clementine

I had no idea…

A few days ago one of my best friends in Belgium, Liesbet, sent a message to ask me whether I was okay because she hadn’t received recent blog posts. That’s when I realized I took a break. 🙃 If you would consider that this implies I stopped cooking….ask my niece 😉. Ready made ravioli with … More I had no idea…

Salad alla niçoise

Frozen yellow fin tuna, a small portion of parboiled frozen green beans, frozen potatoes, oven dried tomatoes, black olives and boiled egg are the ingredients of today’s dinner. Defrost the tuna. Put approximately 250 grams of frozen beans in the microwave until al dente. Cool down. Cut 3 tomatoes in wedges. Put them on baking … More Salad alla niçoise

This is easy

If you would ask me, the best pizza dough is thin and crispy. If you don’t have time, and there is no pizzeria open, and still you are desperately craving for some crispy pizza, puff pastry is a perfect alternative for the dough. I tend to buy a rectangular piece. Prebake it in the oven … More This is easy

Mackerel in a coat

Mackerel is a real cheap fish. Mackerel filets are perfect to store in the freezer. So if they are available I will always buy a portion for a later occasion. 300 grams is a perfect portion for 2p. This recipe, which I found in the Christmas edition of delicious.nl is goodloocking and tasty. Blanch 8 … More Mackerel in a coat