Another pie

I never used kataifi pastry myself and to my surprise I could even buy it in the local store. Cooking for 2p, back on track 😉. Crumble 200 grams of feta in a bowl. Add 2 eggs, 300 grams of chopped courgettes (still growing), 300 grams of precooked and chopped swiss chard, 1 large clove … More Another pie

Change of season

Last week we were still wearing a bikini and having meals outside. Today I’m covered in a warm hoodie 😏. I’m a true sun lover, but what is more magical than the change of season, as long as it doesn’t rain a whole week. New season, and thus other cooking styles. If you want a … More Change of season

Flavor

Ottolenghi has a new book Flavor. The September edition of delicious.nl is extra thick with Yotam Ottolenghi as guest editor. Tonight’s dinner for 6 is a variation on the eggplant rolls with dahl. My ‘creation’ is an easier version, with even more vegetables. People sometimes complain that the ingredient list is to extensive. If I … More Flavor

Calamari

I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari

Harira

Certain people bet for money, other people for soup. One of those crazy soup-lovers is my mother in law who is one of our visitors. Harira is the typical soup during the Ramadan. My version is a vegetarian version. Chop and fry 2 onions and 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil for … More Harira

Simple and fabulous

There are still fresh figs to collect. Our guests have never eaten fresh figs, so let’s try to maximize their flavor in an easy starter.Spread some arugula on each dish. Cut a few figs in quarters and spread 4-6 quarters on each plate. Spread some lucious burrata. Season with pepper and salt. Finish with a … More Simple and fabulous

Ideal starter

Beetroot and leek combined in a starter seems rather unusual, but… If I would have to choose the best Ottolenghi cookbook until so far, although I haven’t seen the recent one ‘Flavor’, my favorite is ‘Jerusalem’. It was my first meeting, ‘the first cut is the deepest’-sensation. In search for a menu for friends (5p … More Ideal starter