Powerfood

Start the day before. For 2p put 125 grams of white beans in a large amount of water for at least an overnight. Boil 1 small sized frozen polpo (approximately 700 grams) for almost 1h, until tender. Drain and store in the fridge. Drain the beans. Put them back in the pan. Add water. Heat. … More Powerfood

Cacio e pepe

The april edition of the Dutch magazine, Delicious, is dedicated to Italy. The original Roman ‘cacio e pepe’ recipe has been turned in to a few awesome variations. ‘Cacio e pepe’ is the translation for ‘cheese and pepper’, the main ingredients. Vongole in a cacio e pepe- version is really atypical, knowing that fish and … More Cacio e pepe

Fabulous salad

I love the real polpo, but often they are far too big for 2p although they shrink incredibly. Ask to cut the big ones ( approximately 2 kilo) in 2 equal pieces and store them in the freezer. It’s really important to boil the octopus long enough ( the process of freezing will help to … More Fabulous salad

Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Our WhatsApp contacts in Belgium are in love with the temporary snow while we had a sky-blue Saturday with 20Ā° on our terrace ( the sunny part of course ). While enjoying my breakfast outside, a chubby polpo was boiling ( only water and some bay leaves) for approximately 1h ( it’s important that a … More Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Frozen figs

A few bags of frozen figs are waiting in the freezer. Inspired by a recipe of a quiche in delicious.nl I prepare an ovendish without using pastry and eggs. Cut 500 grams of peeled potatoes in slices of 0.5cm. Spread in an oiled oven dish. Slice 2 large fennels. Spread on the potatoes. Spread a … More Frozen figs