Eline loves risotto. I prefer something different every day. Cauliflower has never been a protagonist in one of the risottos before. Cut a medium sized cauliflower in smaller pieces. Put on baking paper. Add 1 table spoon of curry powder, 1 table spoon of fennel seeds. Spread some oil. Bake in the oven at 200° … More Cauliflower risotto
If I would have to describe the taste of hot summer nights the flavor of sweet juicy tomatoes is probably the best description. As a child I could eat tomatoes like apples. My mother used to make tons of passata in the summer. At that moment the tomatoes were at their best, cultivated under the … More Luscious tomatoes
1h and 20 mins in the car and we are in Florence. We leave our car near Piazza Michelangelo, enjoy the amazing view and walk to the centre. After a few hours of walking, shopping and a visit to the impressive exposition of Marina Ambramovic we arrive back home late, but , no problem my … More After a lovely day in Florence
Cauliflower has it all : cheap, healthy, good looking and a creative protagonist in the world kitchen. Cut the cauliflower in smaller pieces. If the cauliflower is fresh, you can use it all. Blanch shortly. The brand new book of Ottolenghi, Simple, gives me even more inspiration. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves … More Always a hit, cauliflower
Soak 125 grams of green lentils in water, and 50 grams of spelt in another recipient for a few hours. Cover a baking tray with baking paper. Clean 750 grams of carrots. Cut them in halves. Spread on the baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1 table spoon of cumin seeds. Bake … More My life would never be complete without at least one oven 😉
We are still in Brussels. Our dog Pillo is back from hospital in our temporary home after a delicate surgery and he is doing great! What a relief. My choice of the day is eggplant and…yes… with North Sea shrimps. Halve 3 eggplants and make incisions in the meat. Oil them and put in the … More I promised you an overdose of North Sea shrimps
Reading recipes in Italian is part of my studying ;-). Italians are proud of radicchio and you have different kinds. It’ s family of our chicory, and it’s also rather bitter. There is the round one which grows like salad and there is the type which grows like chicory and which is less bitter. I … More Sunday, gray and rainy, and ideal study weather!