A lasagna docV style

I have a lot of green vegetables in the fridge. Fresh spinach, winter purslane or agretti and courgettes and I’m in the mood for comfort food. Clean 300 grams of agretti ( take some other greens if you can’t find them). Boil them for 3-5min in salted water. Drain. Wash and clean 500 grams of … More A lasagna docV style

Green mac’n’cheese

Although new magazines give me more than enough inspiration for daily cooking, I regularly re- inspect my favorite cookbooks. This vegetarian recipe from Jamie Oliver’s cookbook VEG is a perfect combination of comfort and healthy. For 2p, heat a pan (which you can also put in the oven). Melt 20 grams of butter. Bake 4 … More Green mac’n’cheese

Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

Certain autumnal and winter vegetables can be kept, on a cool spot, for a few weeks as pumpkin, savoy cabbage, celwriac, white and red cabbage. For today’s recipe take the bigger outerleaves of a savoy cabbage. Store the leftover in the fridge and use in a puree, a paste or even in wintersalad. 10-12 outerleaves … More Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

Pasta carbonara

Pasta carbonara is the best comfort food ever, but, even with a salad as side dish, you will never reach a considerable amount of vegetables. Thanks to one of my daughters, Lisbet, I can recommend this version. For 2p, 300 grams of cauliflower and 1 big leek (400 grams) are a perfect amount of vegetables … More Pasta carbonara

Savory rice pudding

Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley have written a beautiful story about Palestina in ‘Falastin’. We had planned a nice trip to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv end of August, but we decided a few months ago to cancel it for obvious reasons. Thanks to my cookbooks, we can continue travelling, on our plate. Labaniet alzahar is … More Savory rice pudding

Mac ‘n Cheese

Tonight we try to ignore certain ‘creatures’ (I’m normally quite a apolitical person) by enjoying an American favorite on your plate. For 2p, you need 600 grams of chopped and rinsed leek, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 40 grams of grated emmental (gruyere would have been better) cheese, 1 mozzarella of 200grams, 200 ml of cream … More Mac ‘n Cheese