Pesto of peas

Fresh peas are finished, sadly enough. I know, frozen peas are also delicious and perfect for this recipe. For 2p, half 500 grams of cherry tomatoes. Put them in an oven dish, skin downwards. Spread the zeste of 1 lemon, 4 sliced garlic cloves, peppepr, salt and a drizzle of olive oil. Bake in the … More Pesto of peas

Crispy polenta

Start with the polenta. Boil 100 grams of polenta ‘integrale’ in vegetable stock following the instructions. Once well cooked, stop the fire, add 2 table spoons of grated parmesan and black pepper. Spread on a small sized rectangular oven tray in order to create a layer of approximately 1,5cm. Cool down. Clean 600 grams of … More Crispy polenta

Browse cookbooks

I have a ‘few’cookbooks. Some are a bit older but still showing me new recipes to try out.This recipe is inspired by Bill Grainger and perfect for an afternoon tea moment. The amount is a perfect dessert for 6-8p, or 3 afternoon tea moments for 2.Preheat the oven at 170°. Mix 100 grams of fine … More Browse cookbooks

It’s about time to give black cabbage a second chance

I don’t think I ever tasted black cabbage before we moved to Tuscany. It’s one of the protagonist of the famous ribollita, a traditional Tuscan soup. You can find my first cooking experiment with black cabbage at the beginning of the blog. It wasn’t really successful 🤓, too much and not enough cooked, it tasted … More It’s about time to give black cabbage a second chance

I love this one😋

In search for variety in cooking with Jerusalem artichokes I found this wonderful recipe in the cookbook Plenty of Yotam Ottolenghi. After a few small changes we have a fabulous winter salad. For 2p, clean 500 grams of Jerusalem artichokes, chop in 1cm slices and store in a bowl with water and the juice of … More I love this one😋

Chicory Italian style

The traditional Belgian oven recipe of chicory with smoked salmon instead of ham in a bechamel sauce is delicious. As you know, I daily try to cook something different. I read cookbooks to be inspired. The recipe of today is a real mixture of styles. My favorite audience will tell me whether it’s a success … More Chicory Italian style