Even if a lot of ingredients in a dish are the same, you create something completely different by changing a few spices. Our dear friend Leen and her friend will arrive tonight from Belgium, 1300 kilometres by car in one go. Hopefully they will appreciate a simple pasta dish before falling into a coma. Chop … More Saffron and fennel seeds
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
Canned tuna can be really yucky ( even worse than cat food) or incredible yummy. It helps to see that it still is tuna. The Italians eat a lot of good quality canned tuna and buy often those huge vases filled with chunks of tasty tuna commonly with olive oil. This olive oil adds to … More Little tuna balls
The succulent chicken breast of yesterday was too big for the two of us, thus at the same time as the Thai chicken curry I prepare this dish (so easy for our life ‘in between two houses’ ). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 pepperoncini in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 350 … More Same chicken, different style, pollo alla Siciliana
For 2p chop 1 cute lady fennel and 1 small male fennel (remember, blogpost In love with fregola) in small pieces. Bake in a drizzle of olive oil. After a few mins add 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped chili pepper and 1 teaspoon of grinded fennel seeds. Add some lemon juice and zeste for a … More Simple pasta dish
Today’s dish is real tuscan : sausage meat and cannellini beans in a tomato sauce seasoned with fennel seeds and marjoram. Marjoram is softer than oregano and tasts a bit like thyme. Oregano is the ‘wild’ marjoram. Start the day before and soak , for 2p,100 grams of cannellini beans in water for 24h. Drain … More What’s the difference between oregano and marjoram?
Fennelseeds and almond powder in a cake which you can serve with caramelized pears….delicious.nl, March 2018 turned into…. Mix 250 grams of self-raising flour with 100 grams of almond flour, 100 grams of sugar, 8 grams of vanilla sugar, 50 ml of olive oil, 120 ml of milk, 100 ml of coconut milk, 2 table … More Where is this Spring?