For 3p, wash and soak 100 grams of sticky rice for a few hours. Drain and rinse a few times. Put the rice in a bamboo basket and steam for 20 mins (basket 5-6 cm above the boiling water). Turn the rice and steam for another 5 mins. In the meanwhile heat 150 ml of … More Sticky rice as dessert
Thanks to Lisbet, my oldest daughter, I received the latest magazines of Libelle Lekker, one of my favorite cooking magazines. One of my ‘deviations’ is to read cooking magazines during breakfast (since I started working as family physician in 1988 buying magazines also became one of my deviations ;-)). This morning I decided to prepare … More Meal soup = cosy food
While cooking for a large dinner for tomorrow…. Chop 4 cm of fresh ginger, 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 cucumber. Put everything in an oven dish with a drizzle of peanut oil. Bake at 180° for 20 mins. Stir now and again. After 20 mins mix with 300 grams of cherry tomatoes and … More Yes, fresh coriander!
Blanch shortly 300 grams of thin green beans, 300 grams of green bell pepper, 3 spring onions (all cut in pieces of approx 3 cm). Marinate 300 grams of chicken breast in 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped lemon grass stem, 4 cm of finely chopped ginger, 1 chopped spicy little pepper, 2 table spoons … More Lemon grass, peanut butter, coconut milk….delicious Indonesian dish.
Italian mussels are different, and surely much smaller than Belgian or Dutch ones. For 3p 3-4 kilo is a good portion. Before going to the supermarket we made a detour to a ‘vivaio’ which is a garden center where in february they promised me fresh coriander. In between the oregano and basil a lonesome cilantro … More Mussels Thaï style with Italian fresh cilantro, finally!
After a day chasing from one place to another, to another, to another hoping to obtain an Italian number plate, we will have an easy dish tonight. Cook rice or noodles. Heat a drizzle of peanut oil in a wok. Fry 4 chopped garlic cloves, 5 cm of chopped ginger, 1 chopped spicy little pepper. … More Italian bureaucracy, what an adventure