I love eating and cooking, but I also love to keep my weight under control. Genetically I was not really gifted with an amazing body, but I always focus on health ( I’m a MD, as you know). I preferred books and music to sports, until 5 years ago when I started to use the … More Watch your healthy lifestyle
My mother used to prepare fennel and gorgonzola in a crispy oven dish. It was a really fancy combination 40 years ago, and still is an awesome marriage of flavors. My mother hates pasta, so the lasagna version would never have been her kind of thing. For 4p, chop 1,5 kilo of fresh fennel. Steam … More Gorgonzola and fennel
Filo pastry pure is less fat than puff pastry, but to put the layers together you need some fat which can be limited and be ‘good’ fat such as olive oil. Anyway, there will probably not be an important difference because you need a few layers to create a solid quiche. Filo is a nice … More Filo pastry or puff pastry for a quiche?
My monthly delicious.nl magazine has arrived while being in Belgium. It’s always a nice moment to browse the magazine for the first time ( ‘the first cut is the deepest’ ;-)). I cleaned the fridge and freezer today and found a pack of gorgonzola. How is it possible to find gorgonzola in the freezer? Before … More Cold and snowy Siena
Salad : check. Pasta : check. Sauce : Fried garlic, onion, spicy little pepper mixed with 100 ml of the boiling pasta water, 100 grams of spicy gorgonzola, 50 grams of parmigiano and loads of chopped fresh parsley. Serve. Buon appetito!
The preperation of a buffet is often a lot of work in advance, but so lovely to serve several little dishes, even for 2-4p. Kuku, garden bean spread, baba banoush of courgettes (instead of eggplant), rocket salad with red onions will be more than enough. Leftovers are perfect the following day. Preheat the oven at … More Weekend : mezze buffet, inspired by Ottolenghi’s ‘Plenty more’
For 2p, slice 3 red onions, 4 garlic cloves. Bake in some olive oil for approx 10 mins. Add some fresh thyme. Add 120 grams of risotto rice. When the rice becomes glazy, add 100 ml of red wine and cook until completely absorbed. Add preferably home made stock, chicken, or if you prefer a … More Amazing color risotto with red onion, gorgonzola ‘dolce’ and rocket