Tarragon and mustard

Fresh tarragon is rarely to find at the grocery stores. So if occasionally I find some, I try to find some appropriate recipe. Grilled eggplant and cauliflower couscous with mustard and tarragon as flavor seems a nice combination. Fir 2p, cut 1 big eggplant in slices of 1-1,5 cm. Mix 2 pressed garlic cloves, 2 … More Tarragon and mustard

My occasional meat

Chicken or Italian sausages are on my personal plate only occasionally. Beef, lamb, duck or any kind of other meat I don’t really miss although I won’t refuse if I’m eating in a restaurant or if I’m invited. Tonight’s recipe wouldn’t be the same without little meatballs ( Iris has her vegetarian substitute). Chop 500 … More My occasional meat

What is better than laksa after a whole day online course

Laksa is a Malaysian, Singaporean noodle based soup based on coconut milk and curry paste. I didn’t really check online but I’m convinced that there are an abundant number of varieties. Remember I’m doing this master in counseling? Today I had my one before last day of course. I promised myself not to irritate myself … More What is better than laksa after a whole day online course

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

Second dinner with Severine and Bert

Severine and Bert are enthusiastic after visiting Siena. We start our evening dinner with a simple first course, awesome local melon seasoned with pepper, topped up with roasted pine nuts, grated pecorino and/or parmesan, arugula, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sabrina Ghayour’s vegetarian cookbook ‘Bazaar’ is a real treasure, as are her other cookbooks. Our … More Second dinner with Severine and Bert