Would it be a good idea to negotiate a transport of North Sea shrimps from Belgium to Italy?

I’m aware of my ecological footprint. With full respect of nature, climate, season I hope to become more responsible. Now and again I fly back to my home country to visit family and friends. Now and again they take a plane to visit us. North Sea shrimps are always superb present if the travelling conditions … More Would it be a good idea to negotiate a transport of North Sea shrimps from Belgium to Italy?

North Sea shrimps in a cheesy sauce in between two layers of potato puree, thanks to my first cooking teacher, my mother.

My mother always made our favorite menu on our birthdays. Mine was definitely or chicken with the best curry sauce ever, or this lovely mixture of puree, cheesy sauce and North Sea shrimps. We decided to sacrify 800 grams of our frozen treasures (brought at our last  trip to Belgium). Boil 2.5 kilo of peeled … More North Sea shrimps in a cheesy sauce in between two layers of potato puree, thanks to my first cooking teacher, my mother.

This is Belgian, chicory in the oven with a cheesy sauce

Originally this recipe is made with ham, but for non-meat-eaters smoked salmon is a delicious and perfect alternative. For 2p  boil 6 chicory stumps (almost 1kilo) until al dente. Drain thoroughly (a few hours in advance), put some weight on the chicory to press out most of the liquid) and keep 300 ml of the … More This is Belgian, chicory in the oven with a cheesy sauce

Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Inspired again by this great book (thanks to Katrin, my youngest daughter, for this lovely present last Christmas xx) of Jamie Oliver, the menu of today is a cauliflower oven dish. The original recipe is a side dish for 8p. Split everything in two and you get a full meal for 2p (little variations on … More Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?