My week in Rome was intense. I met so many ‘real’ people. I need some time to disconnect. So, what did I do today? Painting some cupboards, trying to get a clear time schedule for the following weeks because I count on cooking in my new kitchen on the 15th of August. Cut 600 grams … More Back on track
Buy 1 kilo of superfresh mussels for 2p.T Rinse and clean them carefully. Heat a pan. Add some olive oil. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves. Add 1 table spoon of curry powder and the mussels. Once they are open, stop the fire. Remove the mussels from the pan. Remove the shells and keep the … More Mussels and chickpeas
Iris’ father is visiting us. He is one of my loyal followers. He has no choice, docV cooks and decides what he will eat, he can only decide how much ;-). In the delicious.nl I find another version of shaksuka, with chickpeas. For 2-3p, chop 4 garlic cloves and 2 medium sized bell peppers. Put … More Shakshuka for daddy Michel
After a whole day of painting doors an easy meal is welcome. With 1 cauliflower, 2 red onions, 4 garlic cloves, 4 cm of ginger 1/2 of a small red cabbage and 2 cans of chickpeas a healthy menu is guaranteed. Chop the vegetables. Mix with the drained chickpeas. Add a drizzle of olive oil, … More My lovely guest wants an overdose of vegetables
My body is not willing to allow me all this repetitive, physical work. I try to ignore the signals, but it doesn’t work, and now, I’m punished with interrupted nights, and limited activity. Movement feels better than rest, but, being a physician, I know, it’s probably only inflammation of muscles which needs rest. Nothing to … More Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….
Not that I want to be a fancy cook, but I try to find some variations on classical recipes, avoiding lactose. Half 2 medium sized eggplants. Make some incisions and spread some olive oil. Bake for 30 mins in the oven at 180°. Cool down. In the meanwhile, prepare a tomato sauce with 1 chopped … More Small kitchen, perfect organization, although 😉
It can be silly, but if family and friends are visiting us, we have a small list of ingredients which we still cannot find here and which are too good not to be eaten. Coriander was on that list, but finally it’s available and my own harvest is growing. Flour mixtures for home made bread … More Smuggling of halloumi 😉