It seems drastic, but for sure the best decision made to try to to have an impact or at least to stabilize. Iris tried to explain me the whole, almost predictable , scenario at the beginning of January. Anyway I’m glad I got the opportunity to see my mother and daughters in Belgium 2 weeks … More Italy in lock down
Italy has a great variety of citrus fruit. I love the Sicilian tarocco orange for its color and its flavor. Tonight we have a fresh whole fish, hasselback potatoes and a chicory salad (mixed chicory and radicchio) with an awesome dressing. For 2p, put the juice of 2 tarocco oranges in a small pan. Allow … More Citrus fruit festival
In search for variety in cooking with Jerusalem artichokes I found this wonderful recipe in the cookbook Plenty of Yotam Ottolenghi. After a few small changes we have a fabulous winter salad. For 2p, clean 500 grams of Jerusalem artichokes, chop in 1cm slices and store in a bowl with water and the juice of … More I love this one😋
The traditional Belgian oven recipe of chicory with smoked salmon instead of ham in a bechamel sauce is delicious. As you know, I daily try to cook something different. I read cookbooks to be inspired. The recipe of today is a real mixture of styles. My favorite audience will tell me whether it’s a success … More Chicory Italian style
Where radicchio is Italian, chicory is a product from Belgium and the Netherlands. I try to avoid buying import products but certain ingredients are too delicious, I’m sorry. For 2p, bake 1 kilo of chicory, cut in quarters, brown in some butter. Add 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh sage. Make a bechamel. Add 60 grams … More I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil
In the Christmas edition of delicious.nl I find a lot of inspiration for the future visit of Emilie, one of my lovely nieces. There is a lot that I don’t really understand of the vegan philosophy, but the recipes are usually really creative. Grilled chicory with roasted nuts and a romesco sauce is awesome. Most … More What a great starter!
Chicory doesn’t belong to the ‘exotic’ department in Italy, but this recipe is for sure not familiar in this country of foodies. I bought 1 kilo of fresh chicory (recipe for 2p). Chop off the little brown end, make a few incisions in the hard part. Blanch or steam the chicory al dente. Drain and … More I did this one before, but it’s really worth to prepare it once more