‘No carbs’ fashion

Fashionable diets or eating habits which lead to drastic changes will never become mine, but if they can create more variety in daily cooking, I’m pro. Increase the amount of vegetables and reduce the bad carbs is a less drastic approach which will not lead to extremes. Bad carbs ( white rice, white pasta, white … More ‘No carbs’ fashion

Christmas abroad

Since our move to Italy, we return to Belgium to celebrate Christmas, each with its own family (two Christmas parties 😱). Although we love our families, it’s a survival in many different ways. This year our return journey makes a huge loop passing by Berlin, Munich, Verona and Bologna. Our first stop is Berlin where … More Christmas abroad

Tadka dal

Lentils are a must at an Indian diner. No red, no yellow but brown Tuscan lentils for our dal. Cover 150 grams of lentils with cold water. Cook gently for approximately 30 minutes, until al dente. Bake 2 teaspoons of cumin in a drizzle of oil. Add 1 chopped onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Tadka dal