Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley have written a beautiful story about Palestina in ‘Falastin’. We had planned a nice trip to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv end of August, but we decided a few months ago to cancel it for obvious reasons. Thanks to my cookbooks, we can continue travelling, on our plate. Labaniet alzahar is … More Savory rice pudding
My addiction for cookbooks is hopefully not a big issue. Middle Eastern cooking is so inspiring, so I really look forward to explore the cookbooks of Sabrina Ghayour. Her books are awesome, in many ways. As you know I will rarely follow a recipe literally.For 2p, clean 1 cauliflower. Cut in roses and cubes. Mix … More A present for docV😉
Grind 4 teaspoons of mustard seeds. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of tamarind paste and 2 table spoons of sunflower oil. Add some salt. Mix.Put 1 chopped small cauliflower, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped green chili and 1 chopped onion on baking paper. Mix with the spices and 2 teaspoons of nigella … More Another fabulous Indian side dish
Eline loves risotto. I prefer something different every day. Cauliflower has never been a protagonist in one of the risottos before. Cut a medium sized cauliflower in smaller pieces. Put on baking paper. Add 1 table spoon of curry powder, 1 table spoon of fennel seeds. Spread some oil. Bake in the oven at 200° … More Cauliflower risotto
My favorite magazine arrives monthly, always one month later than expected. I managed to accept the delay, not understanding the reason why 😉. Dorianne has arrived with squid as ingredient on her wishlist. Buy 800 grams of real fresh squid. Ask for for a good cleaning preparation ( less smell in your garbage😉 ). I … More Turkish style
For 2p, chop 1 medium sized cauliflower in roses, and don’t forget to chop the stem. Mix the cauliflower with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion, 2 table spoons of sriracha, the juice of 1 lemon, 3 table spoons of bread crumb, 3 table spoons of grated parmigiano and 2 table spoons of … More Sriracha sauce, Thailand’s number 1 sauce! Recipe 1, thanks to my youngest and dear brother in law, Dennis.
The monthly magazine of COOP supermarket costs 1 euro and is a perfect source to discover local ingredients. It’s also noticable that Italians gradually allow other cookings influences on their table. Remarkable is that when we first arrived in september 2016 a few ingredients as fresh coriander were hard to get. Everybody who visited us … More Tacchino al latte di cocco e curcuma