Lunch in the shade

The following days will be hot. Our Belgian guests are already getting used to that kind of weather. A fresh lunch outside is a nice welcome to old friends. A green cold soup (cfr blogpost Green gazpacho), a cold pasta salad, a simple green salad, a simple caprese (tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil) and some … More Lunch in the shade

Pasta caprese

I have a confession to make : certain days I would prefer not to cook but, never ever, I would decide not to eat a warm meal in the evening ;-). This recipe is an ideal ‘in between’. Start by heating the oven at 160°. Put 250 grams halved cherry tomatoes on baking paper. Add … More Pasta caprese

7.30 pm and still 25° outside, maxi version of a caprese salad

For 2p 600 grams of different shapes, different colors of small tomatoes. Halve them or cut in different sizes. Add mozzarellini (small mozzarella balls). Add some pistache nuts. Boil 600 grams of small potatoes in salted water al dente. Cool down and halve them. Mix the tomatoes, mozzarella, potatoes, nuts with loads of fresh basil … More 7.30 pm and still 25° outside, maxi version of a caprese salad