A while ago we enjoyed a dinner at ‘Graanmarkt 13’ in Antwerp, the restaurant of Seppe Nobels. We had a delicious evening which we ended with a coffee and delicious ‘madeleines’. The recipe was a little gift. Although my adapted cake form is still somewhere in boxes, waiting to be unpacked after finishing the renovations, … More The flavor of happiness
If I would have to describe the taste of hot summer nights the flavor of sweet juicy tomatoes is probably the best description. As a child I could eat tomatoes like apples. My mother used to make tons of passata in the summer. At that moment the tomatoes were at their best, cultivated under the … More Luscious tomatoes
The evening before we leave our house in Italy to go to Belgium for 10 days, the whole fridge will be divided in dinner, our lunch and snacks for the following day. Soak 150 grams of breadcrumb with 100 grams of sour cream, 100 grams of Greek yoghurt, a leftover of a tofu spread, 4 … More The whole fridge in one dish😂
The weather is awkward. Socks and warm clothes are still useful. Nice comfort food is still allowed. For 2p slice 800 grams of radicchio. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the radicchio and 2 teaspoons of dried thyme and 1 small can of drained anchovies. Stir … More Where is Summer?
Sometimes I really try hard to prepare some traditional food combinations. Puree is an ideal way to put loads of vegetables in a rather invisible way in one meal. Remove the skin of 400 grams of potatoes and chop them in cubes. Clean 1 kg of broccoli and chop in smaller pieces. Boil a large … More Puree and meatballs, even if you still have teeth 😉
The Amalfi Coast is awesome. Mozzarella and lemon are two important ingredients. This delicious appetizer, a variation on the recipe of Jamie Oliver, is such a fantastic combination of those two protagonists. Buy a medium sized Amalfi lemon ( they can be as big as a melon). Walk along the coastline and take 4 fresh … More What a beautiful area in Italy
A bouquet of 5 purple baby artichokes is waiting for an elegant recipe. Remove all three hard outside leaves and the stems. Chop of the top of the artichokes. Slice each one in stripes of approx 0.5 cm. Put immediately in a bowl with water and the juice of 1 lemon until it’s time to … More Artichokes in an overdose before the end of the season