Two earthy flavors reunited in a soft puree with oven grilled fresh salmon seems a lovely dinner for a Thursday evening. Remove the skin of 500 grams of Jerusalem artichokes and 500 grams of celeriac and you end up having a nice portion of vegetables for 2p. Chop everything in little cubes. Put in a … More Celeriac and Jerusalem artichokes
October last year we started planning a big party. 2020 would be the year of ‘special occasions’ : 40th birthday of my wife Iris, our 10th wedding anniversary and official inauguration of our renovated home. Guests were invited, flights were booked, guesthouses were reserved, events were planned,…it was supposed to be 4 really special days … More Wedding anniversary during semi-quarantine
Since I’m able to decide my own life, I finish my evening with a candlelight dinner. All my friends seem to have accepted this ‘habit’ as nobody complains if I start cooking even if everybody is exhausted. I’m pretty sure they might think I’m obsessed, which probably I am. Iris and I live together for … More I have this – for certain people strange – habit that a day is only finished once you have enjoyed a ‘real’ dinner.
Being a physician I fully understand the importance of the quarantine rules. Being a woman, a mother, an aunt, a sister, a friend, …I desperately look forward to have people around, not all the time😉, but now and again. So I’m struggling whether yes or no to have occasional guests this year. Whatever my final … More How I miss organizing dinners
Even when my kids were small candlelight dinner was a rule. A cozy table stimulates the appetite ( not that I really need to be stimulated 🤣). If we travel, I will always find some space for a candle and some lighter. No travelling, no visitors, but the etiquette remains holy. Boil a small cup … More Shrimps and spinach, awesome couple
Tonight we try to ignore certain ‘creatures’ (I’m normally quite a apolitical person) by enjoying an American favorite on your plate. For 2p, you need 600 grams of chopped and rinsed leek, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 40 grams of grated emmental (gruyere would have been better) cheese, 1 mozzarella of 200grams, 200 ml of cream … More Mac ‘n Cheese
It’s always an adventure to cook something with the leftovers of the fridge. I decided two days before going back for a refill. Thus, today’s menu is a combination of pumpkin and red cabbage and some frozen meatballs, tomorrow a pasta with preroasted tomatoes, onion, garlic and chili. Chop 400 grams of a leftover pumpkin … More Pumpkin and red cabbage?