Ottolenghi has a new book Flavor. The September edition of delicious.nl is extra thick with Yotam Ottolenghi as guest editor. Tonight’s dinner for 6 is a variation on the eggplant rolls with dahl. My ‘creation’ is an easier version, with even more vegetables. People sometimes complain that the ingredient list is to extensive. If I … More Flavor

Potatoes and spinach, it could seem traditional cooking

My mother had her own ideas about making puree and many other people seem to have another perfect recipe. I’m not really a fanatic cook although simple, tasty and healthy are important adverbs.Today’s dinner is simple, tasty and healthy. For 2p, cook 800 grams of peeled potatoes . Drain and smash. Chop and fry 4 … More Potatoes and spinach, it could seem traditional cooking

Healthy hearty cake

For 2p, blanch 400 grams of fresh spinach. Drain. Chop. Chop and fry 2 garlic cloves and 1 onion in a drizzle of olive oil. Stop the fire. Add the spinach, 50 grams of almond flour, 100 grams of fresh ricotta, 2 eggs, 20 grams of grated parmigiano and 1 table spoon of dried thyme. … More Healthy hearty cake

Chicory Italian style

The traditional Belgian oven recipe of chicory with smoked salmon instead of ham in a bechamel sauce is delicious. As you know, I daily try to cook something different. I read cookbooks to be inspired. The recipe of today is a real mixture of styles. My favorite audience will tell me whether it’s a success … More Chicory Italian style

How do you start to decide your dinner? What is your protagonist ingredient?

I definitely start my dinner with the vegetables I would like to use. I imagine certain people would start with the proteins, or even would think, let’s have some pasta today…. Anyway, my choice of today is squash, one of my favorites in colder seasons. A chubby tasty pumpkin of 1,2 kilo is the perfect … More How do you start to decide your dinner? What is your protagonist ingredient?

Salted capres

Desperately waiting for my new kitchen I cook from day to day now. On the 14th of August the kitchen furniture has been installed. The following day we discovered a wet wall outside. Our plumber made a few holes in the wall hoping to discover the problem. The problem is discovered and solved now but … More Salted capres