Cooking for 2p is mostly more difficult than cooking for 4p. Knowing that one of my rules is ‘no waste’ and another rule is variety, I cook the ingredients in a different way. The original paella recipe was based on couscous instead of rice. Instead of considering to reduce the choice of vegetables, I skipped … More Inspired by a paella recipe, I made this one 😅
Being a physician I fully understand the importance of the quarantine rules. Being a woman, a mother, an aunt, a sister, a friend, …I desperately look forward to have people around, not all the time😉, but now and again. So I’m struggling whether yes or no to have occasional guests this year. Whatever my final … More How I miss organizing dinners
I love meat balls. Sometimes I decide to prepare dishes with meat balls for special occasions, for the kids, you know?? In no time that dish is finished and the more fancy dishes are waiting for the second tour. Mix 400 grams of minced chicken meat seasoned with pepper, salt, chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon … More Chubby meat balls
We have more than 20 doors in our house, and they all need to be painted (or we want them to be white ;-)). Every door side needs 4 layers of paint. In summertime this would be a great job outside, but in wintertime the ‘cantina’ is my workshop. I can do 2 sides at … More Cold, rainy and windy weather = time for soup
Clean 600 grams of fennel. Grate the fennel with the help of a friend (the mandoline or kitchen robot). Steam shortly and drain thoroughly. Mix the fennel with 3 chopped garlic gloves, 1 table spoon of dried basil, 1 table spoon of curry powder, 250 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt, 100 grams of gorgonzala … More Salted cheesecake with fennel
Clean and wash 1 kilo of fresh vongole. Prepare 4 seperate packages of aluminium foil. Divide the shells in four portions and put in the packages. Chop 2 spring onions and 2 garlic cloves. Mix with 1 table spoon of curry powder, 2 table spoons of chopped fresh basil and 100 ml of light cream. … More Vongole ‘en papillot’
For 1.5l of soup : 500 grams of butternut, 2 onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of curry powder, 2 bay leaves, 1 table spoon of dried basil, 1 l chicken stock (good quality cubes), coconut cream to finish. Put the chopped pumkin, the chopped onions and garlic cloves on baking paper. Add the … More Spicy pumpkin soup in a little cup
For 2p roll balls of 400 grams of mixed sausage meat and chicken meat, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of the coriander oil (blogpost), pepper and salt. Bake in the oven at 180°. Clean and cut 1 small cauliflower in little roses. Mix all this with 1 table spoon of coriander oil, 2 … More Cauliflower, ovenbaked tomatoes and meatballs
Boil 400-500 grams of potatoes for 2p until almost al dente. Slice 1 big cucumber or 2 small ones in thin slices. Put the slices on salt for 30 mins. Rinse carefully and dry. Alternate the cucumber and the sliced potatoes in an oiled oven dish. Make a mixture of 3 battered eggs, 125 ml … More Cucumber and curry, great combination!
For 2p, chop 5 cm of fresh ginger, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 spicy little pepper (or more) and 2 spring onions. Fry in a drizzle of sunflower oil. Add 2 lime leaves, zeste of 1 lime, 1 table spoon of dried coriander leaves or 3 table spoons of fresh coriander. Add some sugar, or … More Thai style today?