I have a few cookbooks of Tessa Kiros in my kitchen. Traveling and cooking and eating…many ways to explore a country. The following recipe is simple, tasty, cheap and for sure loved by everyone. Although you can mix ( courgettes, tomatoes or bell pepper) I have chosen 7 beautiful tomatoes. Slice off the top of … More Remember Tessa Kiros?
Guests are coming and going. Cooking for 4p is for certain recipes much easier than for 2p. To please my mother in law, I prepare a real Italian classical dish, ossobuco. Iris doesn’t eat meat but doesn’t mind eating vegetables cooked together with meat. I buy 4 slices of vealshank ( total = bone included, … More Italian classic
While preparing the menu of this week I find a recipe of grilled mackerel with a salsa in Ottolenghi’s first cookbook ‘Ottolenghi ‘. So I remove the frozen palamita filets from the freezer for tonight’s dinner. For the salsa, chop 4 stems of white celery, a handful of fresh parsley and 30 grams of black … More What did I prepare with the other portion of the palamita?
As Belgians we enjoy a traditional Belgian meal as ‘mosselen friet’ translated as mussels and French(? Belgian) fries. Last week I asked Mirco, the friendly fishmonger, whether the Italians are familiar with that kind of seafood. Coincidentally the season has just started, and will last until September. There are the Italian Italian ones ( born … More Authentic Italian mussels
Cooking for 4p or 6p is often easier than for 2p. That’s why all in one dishes are a perfect solution. One of the other possibilities is preparing a side dish( with a little correction) for 4-6p as main coarse, as long as you have enough vegetables and some proteins (and/or carbs).Clean a small sized … More Side dish becomes main dish
We probably eat a daily portion of vegetables for4p. Most of the recipes are meant for 4p. I reduce carbs and proteins and keep the amount of vegetables (or even more). Before my breakfast I take 1 kiwifruit, with now and again some extra fruit. I love my homemade bread in the morning, with cheese, … More A daily overdose of vegetables, no problem 😉
My cooking stove is awesome. Thanks to Marion it has a name now : ‘the beast’😉. My daily cooking would be completely different without an oven, and now, I can use 3 ovens at the same time🤗. For 2p steam 1 small cauliflower. Remove the green first and chop. Chop and fry 2 garlic cloves, … More What a beast🤗
Clean 1 small celery ( 800 grams +/-). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 1 sweet potato ( 600 grams ). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 300 grams of carrots. Chop and put on the same oven tray on the baking paper. Add a good drizzle of olive … More Celery and sweet potato, I hope they can ease the muscular pains due to all those stairs up and down, down and up😎
Celery has become a popular ingredient,.and above all, it’s really cheap and healthy 👍. For 2p, chop 500 grams of potatoes and 1 small sized celery of approx 800 grams in cubes of 2 cm. Mix with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, pepper, salt and … More Celery and turmeric
For years I was used to prepare a vegetarian alternative for Christmas dinner. Recently Emilie decided to eat vegan and thus, let’s try. Eating vegan in a balanced way is not easy, and for sure, I would not recommand this diet for children. No meat and fish, okay, but vegan is much more than that … More Help, a vegan in the family