It’s really hot in Tuscany. A perfect time for a colorful salad with halloumi. Slice 1 fresh red onion thinly. Put in a small bowl and add a few table spoons of red wine vinegar. Store aside. Roast 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, 1/4 teaspoon of coriander seeds, 2 teaspoons of black mustard seeds and … More What to eat on hot summer evenings
Strolling through the last edition of delicious.nl I was immediately attracted by a few dishes. Chickpeas pumpkin pizza with shrimps is one of them. Of course I will give the recipe a little docv twist. Mix 400 grams of pumpkin puree ( prepared in the oven) with 100 grams of chickpea flour, 30 grams of … More Is this a pizza?
I’ve been a bad blogger during the last few months. Cooking is no effort, blogging seems to be so. I have a few loyal followers I don’t want to disappoint. Once I will be back in my routine, it will be much easier 😊. What about another variation with eggplant and tomato? For 2p, chop … More Gradually getting into routine
A beautiful fresh seabass is waiting for a dinner for 2p. Put a handful of fresh parsley and 1 garlic clove in the blender. Add 2 table spoons of olive oil. Blend, add pepper and salt and the chopped meat of 1 lemon. Store cool.Chop 300 grams of potatoes and 1 large fresh onion in … More Fresh seabass with parsley oil
Every day cooking, cooking for special occasions is so much more fun if you allow yourself to be inspired. It all started when I was a child, although I had to fight ( with mother)for years before being allowed as cook in her kitchen. She inspired me and later I know that I inspired her … More Thanks to Antonio Carluccio, delicious.nl, Donna Hay, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Yottam Ottolengi,…., and Christmas I have an impressive collection of books and magazines
Capres are in fact unopened flower buds of the Capparis spinosa. To conserve them they can be put on salt or in vinegar. Rinse 500 grams of cherry tomatoes. Halve them. Put in an oven dish. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves, a handful of chopped fresh basil, 1 chili, 3 table spoons of chopped drained … More Capres
A huge amount of vegetables is a perfect way to reduce the kcal of a dinner. I can imagine that certain people prefer to see carbs, proteins and vegetables in individual portions on their plate. The readers of my blog already know that DocV prefers the opposite of that cooking style. Anyway in the Delicious.nl … More An impressive amount of vegetables
Prepare the dough and burgers in the morning. For 2p mix 90 grams of flour with ½ teaspoon of baking powder and a pinch of sugar. Add 90 ml of Greek yoghurt and 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Add some pepper and chopped fresh basil. Mix until you get a soft dough. Leave at room … More Veggie burger tower
So many possibilities if you can think ‘out of the box’. Eggs, pancetta, cheese and pasta…. Let’s keep the eggs, the cheese and the pasta and empty our fridge instead ;-). Mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, courgettes, or whatever you may find in your fridge are prefect ingredients for this carbonara. Smoked salmon? Of course, ideal for … More Be creative with your pasta carbonara recipe
Before the trip cut an aubergine into two perfect halves and make a grid-like incisions in the white flesh (be careful not to cut through the skin). Add some salt and leave in a colander (min 20 mins). After the nice afternoon rinse the aubergine and dry. Put in an oven dish and drizzle some … More Cold and sunny weather ideal for a visit to Volterra in the afternoon, and what is better than an Italian meal to finish the day?