Octopus is not a very common ingredient to prepare in the Belgian cuisine. Fresh or frozen octopus needs to be tender, if not, it’s not tasty. For 3p buy, approx a piece of 1 kilo. Put the clean, whole octopus in a large pan filled with water, 200 ml of white wine, a few bay … More Workshop octopus
Tomorrow the ‘busy’ summer starts for real. I need to be prepared for a lot of cooking, for familiar and not so familiar guests, I love it (although not all the time ;)). What to eat today? Or what to prepare with the fridge leftovers? A round radicchio, 8 large carrots, shallots..all prepared in tasty … More Trio of side dishes as main dish
We need fat in our daily menu, and mainly good fat, fat to protect us against cardiovascular events. Fat fish, prepared in an healthy way, is a perfect deliverer of this good fat. Above all, is it so cheap. The mackerel family is not so very attractive to grill or bake in the house because … More Mackerel, so cheap and so much of ‘good fat’
While cooking for a large dinner for tomorrow…. Chop 4 cm of fresh ginger, 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 cucumber. Put everything in an oven dish with a drizzle of peanut oil. Bake at 180° for 20 mins. Stir now and again. After 20 mins mix with 300 grams of cherry tomatoes and … More Yes, fresh coriander!
An oven dish, 750 grams of mixed cherry tomatoes, 2 fish fillets, a bit of garlic and spring onion, some dried basil and oregano, some fresh basil, and farro…Cooking can be easy, really. Take a round oven dish. Chop 2 spring onions, 3 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Put in the oven dish. … More Cherry tomatoes are real sweeties
Blanch shortly equal pieces of different vegetables as cauliflower, radishes, asparagus, courgette, … Mix with 3 chopped garlic cloves, 3 table spoons of olive oil, 2 table spoons of algues, 1 small spicy little pepper. Put in a aluminium foil and close (seperate portions of one big portion for 2p). Put in the oven at … More Veggie veggie veggie…
Tuscany has many thermal resorts. Rapolano Terme is half an hour from Siena. You smell the sulfur kilometers away from your destination. http://www.termesangiovanni.it/it/home After my visit I am supposed to leave as a different person (that photo you can surely discover in the next local ‘Vogue’ or similar magazine), but the menu for today will … More Completely relaxed after a visit to Rapolano Terme