Ideal starter

Beetroot and leek combined in a starter seems rather unusual, but… If I would have to choose the best Ottolenghi cookbook until so far, although I haven’t seen the recent one ‘Flavor’, my favorite is ‘Jerusalem’. It was my first meeting, ‘the first cut is the deepest’-sensation. In search for a menu for friends (5p … More Ideal starter

What did I prepare for our guests, Severine and Bert?

At day 1, I decide to start with an Italian dinner. Bagna cauda with different raw vegetables is a perfect starter to catch up after 4 years. The North Italian recipe is available in different version. A mixture of 1 pressed garlic clove, anchovies paste, oregano, pepper and cream is what you need to prepare … More What did I prepare for our guests, Severine and Bert?

Lebanese food

You know that classical question : ‘What would you order in case it would be your last meal?’ I can only hope my appetite hasn’t gone by then, so I prefer not to wait until that day, but Middle Eastern food would be on my bucket list. The colors, the flavors, the mezze style, ..I … More Lebanese food

Mango caprese

Although buying mango is bad for my ecologic footprint, I knew this dish would be fabulous and thus, I decided to prepare it anyway. For 2p, slice 1 mango. Put 1 garlic clove, a handful of basil leaves, the zeste of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, some chili flakes and a pinch of … More Mango caprese