Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Our WhatsApp contacts in Belgium are in love with the temporary snow while we had a sky-blue Saturday with 20° on our terrace ( the sunny part of course ). While enjoying my breakfast outside, a chubby polpo was boiling ( only water and some bay leaves) for approximately 1h ( it’s important that a … More Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Quiet Christmas

Video calls, lots of candles, less cuddling, less pretending, a diversity of emotions and above all gratitude for whatever we can enjoy is attached to Christmas 2020. Anyway, I show you an impression of the after-party-soup (fish, vegetables, stock, curry sauce and coriander reunited) which we had yesterday as our Christmas dinner. Stay safe and … More Quiet Christmas

Just imagine the flavor and smell of fresh coriander

The September edition of delicious.nl is dedicated to Yotam Ottolenghi. Janneke Philippi seems to know what his favorite recipes are. One of them is a fish taco with salad, mango and lime yogurt. Although we are just the 2 of us (remember: quarantine 😏), I decided at least the same amount of ingredients as for … More Just imagine the flavor and smell of fresh coriander

Calamari

I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari

Inspired by a paella recipe, I made this one 😅

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 😅

Confetti’farro

Inspired by Sabrina Ghayour’s ‘confetti rice, this recipe is perfect to serve at room temperature and thus ideal for a hot summer evening meal. I use almost the same amount of vegetables for 2p as the original recipe for 4-6. Chop 1 large eggplant in small cubes. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Stir … More Confetti’farro