I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Where radicchio is Italian, chicory is a product from Belgium and the Netherlands. I try to avoid buying import products but certain ingredients are too delicious, I’m sorry. For 2p, bake 1 kilo of chicory, cut in quarters, brown in some butter. Add 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh sage. Make a bechamel. Add 60 grams … More I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Strudel

Wikipedia explains : A strudel  is a type of layered pastry with a filling that is usually sweet. It became popular in the 18th century throughout the Habsburg Empire. Strudel is part of Austrian cuisine but also common in many other Central and Eastern European cuisines. There is a lot more to say, and thus a lot of possibilities. In the december edition of delicious.nl … More Strudel

Elegant cauliflower

Not liking cauliflower is a ‘real loss’. Cauliflower is cheap, is healthy, is beautiful, is the perfect partner in traditional and non traditional dishes from all over the world. (no, I wasn’t paid to write this down ;-)). For 2p, blanch a small, fresh cauliflower of approx 600 grams in salted water. Save and chop … More Elegant cauliflower