Cold mornings, warm and sunny afternoons and almost freezing nights

Autumn is fantastic, all those contrasts in one day, I love it. We have an amazing southwest oriented terrace with the best view ever. It’s probably too hot in summer for most people, but so lovely in spring and autumn. Anyway, we love it and nearby living friends are also impressed when they pass by. … More Cold mornings, warm and sunny afternoons and almost freezing nights

Cherry tomatoes

I’m always impressed by looking at the amount of fruit and vegetables we consume every week. One of the most used ingredient is for sure the small sized tomato. They have this amazing gift to cheer up every meal. It’s Wednesday and thus the fridge is almost empty. A portion ( almost 700 grams) of … More Cherry tomatoes

Cacio e pepe

The april edition of the Dutch magazine, Delicious, is dedicated to Italy. The original Roman ‘cacio e pepe’ recipe has been turned in to a few awesome variations. ‘Cacio e pepe’ is the translation for ‘cheese and pepper’, the main ingredients. Vongole in a cacio e pepe- version is really atypical, knowing that fish and … More Cacio e pepe

Frozen figs

A few bags of frozen figs are waiting in the freezer. Inspired by a recipe of a quiche in delicious.nl I prepare an ovendish without using pastry and eggs. Cut 500 grams of peeled potatoes in slices of 0.5cm. Spread in an oiled oven dish. Slice 2 large fennels. Spread on the potatoes. Spread a … More Frozen figs

Sweet clementine

Yvette van Boven, a cookbook writer who regularly publishes recipes in delicious.nl, loves to cook with fruit and I love her recipes. She manages to create a warm cosy vibe. Lentils, fish, clementines and black olives… Boil 150 grams of good quality lentils ( the ones of Castelluccio for example) in salted water with a … More Sweet clementine