I love a buffet ‘Ottolenghi style’ : large plates with different colors and flavors spread on a long table. The number of guests is not so important. I enjoy cooking lots of different recipes. After cleaning up the kitchen and myself, I can enjoy every single moment with the guests. But, not yet😏. This dish … More A perfect dish for a buffet
To compensate the lack of personal contact, presents delivered by the postman or a courier are even more exciting. Iris has been spoiled by her family, not only with lots of books but also with the best canned crabmeat ever. The traditional starter at Iris’ family is an old fashioned crab cocktail. So, let’s have … More What a gift!
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
Cold soups are a delight in summer. One of my dearest friends, Alejandro in Spain= Alec in Belgium, who lives in Andalusia, made us taste Salmorejo for the first time. It was ‘love at first sight’. The most important rule is to use sunriped tomatoes! Put 8 medium sized tomatoes in boiling water (remove the … More Salmorejo, the best cold soup ever!