It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position

Our first winter here I discovered ‘cavolo nero’ and created some dish with an incredible amount for 2p. Above all it was not cooked enough so the taste of metal was really strong. Since then Iris refuses to reconsider this ingredient, but after 2 years, it’s about time to try it again. For 2p, chop … More It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position

The tarocco is back

Remember the blogpost of 17/2( Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange)with tarocco, a delicious recipe of delicious.nl? This time, no pomegranate, no pistachio nuts but still, yummie. Remove the skin, also the white parts, of 2 tarocco oranges (1pp). Slice thinly and put on baking paper. Spread … More The tarocco is back

Roasted evening meal

Sprouts, green/white/red cabbage, romanesco, cauliflower, celeriac, chicory, pumpkin….don’t tell me that winter cooking is boring, even if you stick to the seasonal offer. Tomorrow shopping day, and sprouts and pumpkin is everything what there is left. Clean 500 grams of sprouts and cut them in halves. Chop 400 grams of a butternut pumpkin (use ½ … More Roasted evening meal

After a visit to a local hairdresser, let’s have some green cabbage and lucious burrata

Going to a new hairdresser is always an adventure. Moving residence is a reason for the local police to check ‘you are you’. This local policeman asked me a lot of questions, told me the house we bought would have been big enough for his three kids and their families. He left by giving me … More After a visit to a local hairdresser, let’s have some green cabbage and lucious burrata

Dinner with myself

Now and again I enjoy eating alone. Often this dinner is a mixture of cooking for myself and the following day and eating at the same time. The dinner tonight is, of course, an oven dish. Put 500 grams of chopped courgettes, 2 sliced garlic cloves, 1/2 table spoon of dried basil, pepper and salt … More Dinner with myself