At day 1, I decide to start with an Italian dinner. Bagna cauda with different raw vegetables is a perfect starter to catch up after 4 years. The North Italian recipe is available in different version. A mixture of 1 pressed garlic clove, anchovies paste, oregano, pepper and cream is what you need to prepare … More What did I prepare for our guests, Severine and Bert?
Our dear friend Leen is here for a few days. Iris is going to demonstrate how to prepare lobster. My tribute is : buying the ingredients, preparing a herbal butter,a simple green salad and oven baked potatoes. Mix a bunch of chopped parsley, 1 or 2 garlic cloves, the zeste of 1 lemon with 50 … More Un astice for a special occasion
Trying to find the perfect balance in a dinner is not always easy. I often start by deciding the main course, then the first coarse and /or the appetizers. The dessert is always my last step: pretty, colorful, not too heavy, manageable portions. Fresh oranges are abundant in December. In one of my older cookbooks, … More Find the appropriate after dinner dessert
Kuku is a kind of frittata with a Middle Eastern flavor, and thus, worth to try to convince Italians to eat other cooking styles. An Italian is proud of its national ( or is it regional🤔) heritage, including its cooking. Kuku is based on vegetables, eggs( as frittata is) but with a delicate flavor of … More Kuku with eggplant and caramelized onions
There are many variations on vegetarian lasagna. ‘The Green Kitchen at Home’ inspires me for a delicious version of the classical tomato lasagna. The recipe serves 5-6p. Home made pasta is a little extra effort with the great advantage to create the perfect shape for the oven dish of choice. Put 250 grams of fine … More Vegetarian lasagna