At day 1, I decide to start with an Italian dinner. Bagna cauda with different raw vegetables is a perfect starter to catch up after 4 years. The North Italian recipe is available in different version. A mixture of 1 pressed garlic clove, anchovies paste, oregano, pepper and cream is what you need to prepare … More What did I prepare for our guests, Severine and Bert?
When I read a recipe, or sometimes I even skip reading and look at the list of ingredients, I start thinking how to make it as simple and ,preferable, as healthy as possible. Frozen fish, onion, tomatoes, garlic, basil, chili and small potatoes in a all in one version. Start with the potatoes because they … More How to simplify recipes
Defrost 400 grams of frozen white fish filet. Chop. Put in the blender. Add 1 egg, 2 garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of harissa and 1 table spoon of frozen, chopped parsley. Blend, taste, add pepper and salt. Oil your hands. Make 6 fish cookies and put them on baking paper. Store in the fridge to … More Fish burger, lentil dip and cucumber yogurt salad
Chop 1 purple( is not necessary but I couldn’t resist) cauliflower in little roses. Spread on baking paper. Mix with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of mild curry powder, 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds and some salt. Spread some olive oil. Bake in the oven at 180° for approximately 30 mins. Stir halfway. … More Purple cauliflower
I remember those crazy tupperware evenings where you could see how those great looking tools could be used for almost everything 😉. Anyway, thanks to our dearest friend Leen, I’m now the owner of a few more of those amazing pots. They are dark grey, can be used in the microwave, oven and even be … More Tupperware is still hot
We love to travel and stay in appartments mainly to have more freedom and to have a kitchen. Lunch outside, dinner inside our temporarily home is our ideal formula. Dinner outside is for sure optional if we are sure to eat in a special way. An appartment with oven is ideal. Coming home after hiking … More Wherever you travel and you plan to cook your own meal now and again, take some baking paper with you😂
A polpo vulgaris can be big. For 2p try to find a small ( cleaned) one of approx 900 grams and . After simple cooking in salted water with a few bay leaves until soft ( +/- 1 h) the weight will almost reduced to 1/2. Chop the polpo in elegant pieces and store in … More Octopus vulgaris or polpo in Italian
Salmon is a perfect fish to be frozen. Defrost the fish in the fridge. Remove the skin and cut in large pieces. Wash 500 grams of spinach. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves. Add the spinach. Add pepper and salt. Put 500 grams of cherry tomatoes in an oven dish. Add some pepper, salt, a … More Healthy, healthier, too healthy?;-)
Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 2 chili peppers, 5 cm of ginger in a drizzle of peanut oil. Add 300 grams of mushrooms. Bake. Add 400 grams of clean chopped squid. Bake. In the meanwhile, steam 500 grams of chopped broccoli and 200 grams of chopped carrot shortly. Add the steamed vegetables and 250 … More The colors in our house are mainly black and white, on our plate we want the whole rainbow!
I’m not really a fan of puree. In my years of working in a hospital the classical side dish was often puree, every day a different color. It’s possible that in the future this way of preparing food will have to become my favorite, but as long as I have teeth I prefer to use … More Puree?