Broccoli studied for its preventive effect

Eating vegetables and fruit is  recommended for our general health. A daily intake of 500 grams is perfect. Certain vegetables are known for  their additional positive effects. Broccoli has been a study object for a while, and could be seen as a superfood, for its positive effect against cancer, and on the immunity. Anyway, apart … More Broccoli studied for its preventive effect

Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Inspired again by this great book (thanks to Katrin, my youngest daughter, for this lovely present last Christmas xx) of Jamie Oliver, the menu of today is a cauliflower oven dish. The original recipe is a side dish for 8p. Split everything in two and you get a full meal for 2p (little variations on … More Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Traditions to cherish

Certain traditions are so important to pass to the following generations. One of those traditions is ‘cauliflower with white sauce’, a typical Belgian daily side dish. This white sauce is  bechamel, but this blog wouldn’t be mine if I would do it a little bit different to save a few kcal. Blanch 1 cauliflower cut … More Traditions to cherish