Romanesco broccoli

The beautiful green romanesco broccolo finds its origin in the 16th century as ‘broccoli from Rome’. It’s such a beautiful creature with its particular flavor, in between broccoli and cauliflower. Today’s side dish is an incredible amount of vegetables with this beautiful green as protagonist. There are no rules to prepare this kind of side … More Romanesco broccoli

Let’s fry 2020 🥳

A few days ago I had this ‘gastronomic dream’ about a typical ‘frietkot’ menu (= unhealthy) which probably only Belgians and Dutch people will understand. 😉 Thus, I tried to find some alternatives in the supermarket…which was a disappointing endeavor. Seafood mix, some napoletana balls, zeppole, with seaweed and something cheesy will have to compensate … More Let’s fry 2020 🥳

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

Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

Certain autumnal and winter vegetables can be kept, on a cool spot, for a few weeks as pumpkin, savoy cabbage, celwriac, white and red cabbage. For today’s recipe take the bigger outerleaves of a savoy cabbage. Store the leftover in the fridge and use in a puree, a paste or even in wintersalad. 10-12 outerleaves … More Barley, lentils, savoy cabbage and lots of cheesy sauce

I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰

I love those babies, I really do. The combination with polpo is exquisite in the Greek inspired recipe witch I found in delicious.nl, skordalia, originally served as a starter. For 2p as main course, start with the fresh polpo. Boil 1 kilo of the polpo in salted water with a few bay leaves until tender … More I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰