Mushroom season

There are mushrooms everywhere. Next year I hope to have learned the difference between eatable and not eatable. We can ask the local pharmacy to do that for us, what a service. I had to promise Iris to be transparent and not to rely on the ‘mushroom app ‘ 😉. A fresh pasta with fresh … More Mushroom season

Simple and fabulous

There are still fresh figs to collect. Our guests have never eaten fresh figs, so let’s try to maximize their flavor in an easy starter.Spread some arugula on each dish. Cut a few figs in quarters and spread 4-6 quarters on each plate. Spread some lucious burrata. Season with pepper and salt. Finish with a … More Simple and fabulous

Black gold

Yesterday we decided to allow Oskar, our super energetic puppy of almost 4 months, the entrance to the full garden which looks more like a desert for the moment. He explored it in every little corner and tasted everything. His nose was always pointed towards the ground. On a certain moment Iris saw him digging … More Black gold

Anchovies

Little cans of anchovies in olive oil are real flavor bombs. I often use them as the only protein supplier. Tonight’s dinner is probably, again, another variety on the same base, but we love it. For 2p, clean and chop 1 small romanesco, 1 fennel, 500 grams of potatoes, 4 garlic cloves, 1 fresh onion … More Anchovies

Ratatouille

We recently discovered rats 😨in the heating room. I’m trying really hard to convince myself that rats are cute, as in the lovely Disney movie. I’m trying…but in the meanwhile I hope that the ‘plastic boxes’ have done their job.1 large eggplant, 4 small courgettes, 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 can of chopped … More Ratatouille

Some tomatoes, some cucumbers, some fresh basil, some burrata…let’s make some pasta

It’s the last evening before shopping, so I check my fridge and look what’s left.I definitely made a mistake in my planning, but, no problem, we’ll find something.Chop 2 smaller cucumbers, 400 grams of cherry tomatoes, 1 large red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 chili and 4 cm of fresh ginger. Put in an oven … More Some tomatoes, some cucumbers, some fresh basil, some burrata…let’s make some pasta

This is easy

If you would ask me, the best pizza dough is thin and crispy. If you don’t have time, and there is no pizzeria open, and still you are desperately craving for some crispy pizza, puff pastry is a perfect alternative for the dough. I tend to buy a rectangular piece. Prebake it in the oven … More This is easy