It’s the last evening before shopping, so I check my fridge and look what’s left.I definitely made a mistake in my planning, but, no problem, we’ll find something.Chop 2 smaller cucumbers, 400 grams of cherry tomatoes, 1 large red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 chili and 4 cm of fresh ginger. Put in an oven … More Some tomatoes, some cucumbers, some fresh basil, some burrata…let’s make some pasta
It’s always an adventure to cook something with the leftovers of the fridge. I decided two days before going back for a refill. Thus, today’s menu is a combination of pumpkin and red cabbage and some frozen meatballs, tomorrow a pasta with preroasted tomatoes, onion, garlic and chili. Chop 400 grams of a leftover pumpkin … More Pumpkin and red cabbage?
The evening before we leave our house in Italy to go to Belgium for 10 days, the whole fridge will be divided in dinner, our lunch and snacks for the following day. Soak 150 grams of breadcrumb with 100 grams of sour cream, 100 grams of Greek yoghurt, a leftover of a tofu spread, 4 … More The whole fridge in one dish😂
Slice two cucumbers, 1 huge red onion and 4 medium sized precooked potatoes thinly and put in an oiled round oven dish. Spread 200 ml of super light cream mixed with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of dried thyme, pepper and salt. Finish with 1-2 table spoons of grated parmigiano. Put in a … More Food in layers
Chop courgettes, bell pepper, tomatoes, loads of onion, garlic, mushrooms, whatever you find. Combine with a mixture of thyme, basil and oregano. Finish with pepper and salt. No proteins? Chop 150 grams of tempeh in small cubes. Grill in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the tempeh, a small can of red kidney beans. Serve … More Vegetable sauce with tempeh or… empty fridge recipe
We seem to have a real ‘cheesy week’. Mozzarella is waiting to be consumed. Avocado, baby spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes is surely a colorful combination. For 2p peel 500 grams of sweet potatoes. Cut in pieces of 1- 1 ½ cm thick. Mix the potatoes with 1 table spoon of garam masala, 3 … More One more salad before a refill of the fridge
The weather is lovely, perfect for our planned tour. There are many ways to discover Cinque Terre. Although the real season has not yet started, there are already a lot of tourists. The best way to see the villages is by boat. The train is rather new and tries to avoid the masses of cars, … More Cinque Terre : car-boat-train day and the best anchovies ever 😉
Boiled, sunny side up, scrambled, poached,…. what a creative ingredient. Since we cannot be spoiled anymore by Janny’s (our dear cleaning lady for more than 25 years in Belgium) chicken, I try to make the best selection. The frittata today is a large portion, and thus, lunch-included for the following dat. Chop and fry 1 … More I love eggs
For 2p chop 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 250 grams of peeled shrimps. Remove the shrimps. Add a few chopped sundried tomatoes, lemon zeste of 1 lemon and 750 peeled chopped fresh tomatoes and 1 table spoon of dried basil. Bake … More Pasta with ‘what is left in our fridge’
Salad : check. Pasta : check. Sauce : Fried garlic, onion, spicy little pepper mixed with 100 ml of the boiling pasta water, 100 grams of spicy gorgonzola, 50 grams of parmigiano and loads of chopped fresh parsley. Serve. Buon appetito!