Wind and rain = perfect weather for a chicken stew. We spend a lazy Sunday in a house full of boxes with two anxious cats, a senior sleepy dog in our cozy kitchen. The extra hour of sleep is a nice gift ;-). Prepare the stew in the morning and finish before dinner. Chop and … More Stormy weather
Prepare the marinade in the small blender. Mix 1 raw, peeled beetroot, 1 teaspoon of wasabi, juice and zeste of 1 lemon, 1 table spoon of wild fennel, 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard and 2 table spoons of olive oil. Put the marinade in a small plastic bag and add 2 slices of salmon. Store … More Beetroot marinade, awesome color
Cannelloni of courgettes filled with ricotta…Donna Hay, grazie mille! Delicious magazine and Donna Hay show us a few pages of the last cookbook ‘Brilliance kids’. A main dish becomes a starter in my case, and we skip the mozzarella (to skip some kcal). For a starter for 3-4p I use 100 grams of frozen (fresh … More There we go again : courgettes
Wikipedia says : Type Salad Place of origin United States Created by Paul J. Posti for Robert Cobb Main ingredients Salad greens (iceberg lettuce, watercress, endive, Romaine lettuce), tomatoes, bacon, chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, red-wine vinaigrette Certain salad combinations are eternal and ‘invented’ by someone. There can be some doubt, but … More Cobb salad
I admit, I love Jamie Oliver. His cooking style inspires me since the early beginning and I’m still a big fan. This salad is really delicious, although I add more vegetables. For 2p, start with the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in 2 halves. Remove the seeds (and the skin if you prefer). Slice thinly. Mix … More Asian salmon salad
Use a mandoline to slice 2 fennels. Keep the green part of the fennel. Clean 1 lemon thoroughly or use a biological one of our first harvest ;-). Keep the zeste. Mix the juice with 2 table spoons of good olive oil and salt. Mix with the sliced fennel and marinate for at least 1h. … More Awesome combination of fennel, pear and chicken
Wikipedia explains us everything about blood oranges;-). ‘The ‘Tarocco’ is one of the world’s most popular oranges because of its sweetness and juiciness. It has the highest vitamin C content of any orange variety grown in the world, mainly on account of the fertile soil surrounding Mount Etna, and it is easy to peel. The ‘Tarocco’ orange is … More Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange
For 3-4p melt 50 grams of butter. Add 75 grams of caster sugar (okay, this is not for every day;-)). Mix thoroughly. Add zeste of 1 lemon and 2 egg yolks. Mix again. Add ½ teaspoon of baking powder and 1 table spoon of corn starch. Mix again (with a whisk) and add 40 ml … More Do you notice, I try hard to find some fresh tasting, easy desserts. What do you think of lemon mousse?
Prepare the broth in advance. Buy 500 grams of fish waste or real cheap fish. Put the fish, 1 large onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 spicy little pepper, 2 leeks, 2 carrots, a bunch of fresh parsley, 300 ml of white wine, 3 star anise and a pinch of salt in a large casserole. Cover … More Soup and fish to spoil my beloved .
Did you know that to remove the skin of fish easily you have to marinate them in vinegar for 10-15 mins? Another reason to read cooking magazines as deliciousnederland, not? 😉 Pre- prepare 2 salmon fillets of 150-200 grams for 2p following the method above. Pre bake 2 large, halved eggplants (oiled and carved, with … More Salmon in harmony with eggplant