Budget cooking

Fish instead of meat, fresh vegetables and lots of fruit…it has an impact on your weekly budget. The impossibility of outdoor eating creates for sure an extra budget. In winter I’m fine with 1 shopping list, including market and grocery store. I probably invest more time preparing my list than shopping itself. First I check … More Budget cooking

Vega wellington

I can’t repeat it enough but the Dutch delicious magazine is fantastic, and the recent edition of december is superb. One chapter is dedicated to pies. If you start from scratch, it’ll be a lot of work and for a small sized pie for 2-4 portions ( 3/4 for today and the leftover as lunch … More Vega wellington

Pumpkin soup, pumpkin puree, I can’t resist 😅

My family associates me with courgettes and pumpkin, although I’m much more than that🙃. A ‘normal’ sized pumkin weighs easily more than 3 kilograms. Once I start one, I have to continue because I know that frozen ready made food isn’t my thing anymore ( it used to be different). Slice the pumpkin in manageable … More Pumpkin soup, pumpkin puree, I can’t resist 😅

Wedding anniversary during semi-quarantine

October last year we started planning a big party. 2020 would be the year of ‘special occasions’ : 40th birthday of my wife Iris, our 10th wedding anniversary and official inauguration of our renovated home. Guests were invited, flights were booked, guesthouses were reserved, events were planned,…it was supposed to be 4 really special days … More Wedding anniversary during semi-quarantine