Since we know that cauliflower is at its best when roasted in the oven, the amount of recipes has increased impressively. Tonight we’ll have a crumble with cauliflower ( you can also use broccoli or romanesco), pecorino, basil, curry, pine nuts and raisins. Put 50 grams of raisins in lukewarm water. Set aside. Wash and … More Versatile cauliflower
I love a good tasting pumpkin, as you already know. Tonight I try a particular combination which I really hope you prepare yourself. Delicious.nl inspires me for tonight’s dinner. Start by removing skin and seeds from 1 good tasting pumpkin ( netto 700-800 grams for 2p. Chop in cubes. Spread on baking paper. Mix with … More You will like this one
In October I finally found a ceramics class nearby. I always dreamed of doing that. After 10 lessons with lovely people and Jacqueline, our amazing teacher, I’m convinced this hobby will become a new passion, without neglecting my other passions. Our everyday candlelight dinner is completely docV’style. Ottolenghi, Delicious.nl and Sabrina Ghayour are a perfect … More New passion
I always have homemade bread, mostly whole wheat in various ways. Now and again I want to forget ( not completely) that high in fiber en low in sugar is healthier, like today 😉. And thus, we’re having brioche today. Inspired by Google, I find a recipe of brioche with kefir as one of the … More Lazy Sundays
I’m a passionate cook, but my preferred recipes are simple, healthy, colorful and no waste. Now and again, I try something more ‘fancy’. Delicious.nl dedicated an article on Kobe Desramaults’new pop-up restaurant in Sicily. I was immediately inspired by the recipes. As starter, a combination of calamari, stracciatella ( the inner part of burrata), pistachio … More Imitating star chefs
The artichokes are back. I bought a bunch of 5 medium sized pieces and decided to create something different. First step, clean the artichokes by removing the harder outer leaves, the stem and the top part. Cut in halves. Put in a casserole filled with the juice of 1 lemon. Cover with water ( or … More An original docV 😜
After an incredible summer with lots of nice people passing by, a fantastic holiday of 3 weeks in the amazing mainland of Greece, it’s about time to post something. An old recipe in a ‘date-night- version’ seems a proper way to catch up. Remember the cookbook of Jamie Oliver ‘Jamie’s Italy’ and his recipe with … More OMG time flies!
A plate filled with a diversity of starters is my top choice. It’s more work in advance, but more pleasure at the table. I love to spend time in the kitchen, especially on a Sunday morning. Our weekend dinner is probably more ‘elegant’ than a meal during the week. Cookies or keftedes with courgettes, grilled … More Antipasti, mezze,tapas, starters, ….😍
I have a few cookbooks of Tessa Kiros in my kitchen. Traveling and cooking and eating…many ways to explore a country. The following recipe is simple, tasty, cheap and for sure loved by everyone. Although you can mix ( courgettes, tomatoes or bell pepper) I have chosen 7 beautiful tomatoes. Slice off the top of … More Remember Tessa Kiros?
All-in-one dishes are the new hype, but are already since decades my favorites. Donna Hay’s book, One Pan Perfect, is an incredible source of inspiration. The crispy potato cake with smoked salmon is an amazing dish for a hot summer evening. Home made smoked salmon was on my to-do list for a while. So I … More All-in-one dishes