No carbs tonight

Although carbs can give me this extra comfort during winter,, with a cauliflower and a portion of Swiss chard the amount of vegetables for 2p is already rather impressive and thus, tonight there will be no ‘space’ for extra carbs. Wash the vegetables. Chop the cauliflower and outer leaves. Remove the stems from the Swiss … More No carbs tonight

Happy 2022

Hi. First I wish you all the best for 2022. With the start of a fresh year, I hope to continue this blog to inspire you in your daily menus. We ended 2021 and started 2022 with a few good friends in our house. I made an incredible amount of different appetizers and forgot to … More Happy 2022

Dinner with a view

It takes so much more than good food to turn a dinner into a moment of enjoyment, even if the food itself is not unimportant. Outdoor dinners in good company and with an amazing view are my favorites. And honestly, we have a lot to of those awesome dinners at our place. Tonight’s dinner is … More Dinner with a view

Ladies night with a summer Ottolenghi buffet

Anria,  Diane and Iris are ‘sacrificing’ themselves for a series of lovely recipes from Ottolenghi’s cookbook Simple. To catch up with my readers, I will post a recipe every following day. I will start with a cold soup with cucumber and cauliflower. Parboil the little roses (+/-400 grams) of 1 small cauliflower in boiling water … More Ladies night with a summer Ottolenghi buffet

Tarragon and mustard

Fresh tarragon is rarely to find at the grocery stores. So if occasionally I find some, I try to find some appropriate recipe. Grilled eggplant and cauliflower couscous with mustard and tarragon as flavor seems a nice combination. Fir 2p, cut 1 big eggplant in slices of 1-1,5 cm. Mix 2 pressed garlic cloves, 2 … More Tarragon and mustard

Pasta carbonara

Pasta carbonara is the best comfort food ever, but, even with a salad as side dish, you will never reach a considerable amount of vegetables. Thanks to one of my daughters, Lisbet, I can recommend this version. For 2p, 300 grams of cauliflower and 1 big leek (400 grams) are a perfect amount of vegetables … More Pasta carbonara