I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari
It’s time to reconnect. We are at the end of our holiday at home. Don’t worry, I didn’t stop cooking, I only took a break in writing down what I cooked. Marinate 4 mackerel filets in a few spoons if teriyaki. Spread on baking paper. Clean, chop and fry 500 grams of green beans, 1 … More Staycation, home cooking
I can’t say that I’m a fan of tofu, but living with Iris who is a vegetarian, I have to pay attention to her balanced diet. Mix 2 chopped garlic cloves, 2 chopped chili, 4 cm of grated ginger, 1 teaspoon of dried lemon grass, 2 table spoons of lemon juice, 1 table spoon of … More Marinated tofu
Lots of greens and luscious gorgonzola on a cloudy day in May 👍. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Chop 500 grams of courgettes. Clean and chop 300 grams of mushrooms. Put all together in a large oven dish. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves, dried thyme, a drizzle of olive oil, pepper and salt. Mix. … More This is not a salad
This awkward period has its positive effects. Although I try to remain creative, the restricted variety of vegetables has an important impact on our weekly menu. Frozen vegetables are not comparable with fresh ones, but, why not? With a small freezer, storage is limited, but you will never end up finding some products from another … More Frozen vegetables, why not?
It seems drastic, but for sure the best decision made to try to to have an impact or at least to stabilize. Iris tried to explain me the whole, almost predictable , scenario at the beginning of January. Anyway I’m glad I got the opportunity to see my mother and daughters in Belgium 2 weeks … More Italy in lock down
Cauliflower is gifted with qualities; beautiful, elegant, international, healthy, creative and perfect carb substitute. The smell while cooking and the possible smell afterwards 😉are acceptable concessions. Boil a chopped cauliflower inhaled water until ready to make a puree ( leave some water). Add pepper and salt. Blanch 300 grams of green beans. Chop and fry … More No carbs today
Clean 500 grams of carrots. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Steam until al dente ( I use the microwave and an appropriate recipient for this). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 4 cm of fresh ginger in a drizzle of wok oil. Add the vegetables and bake. Add 300 grams of soy sprouts. Finish … More Chicken or cashew nuts?
During winter our body seems to ask for more comfortfood to control our temperature, or to make it even more cosy. Lasagne is, for sure, thé number 1 of Italian comfortfood. Reduce the amount of kcal by avoiding meat, and trying to find lighter ways to prepare the bechamel sauce. The extra thin lasagna sheets, … More Too much comfortfood?
Today I really crave for vegetables. Steam 300 grams of green beans and 1 large chopped bell pepper. Cut 400 grams of chicken breast in cubes. Mix with 1 teaspoon of mix of 5 spices, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion and allow to marinate for approx 30 mins. Bake in a drizzle … More Full fridge, new inspiration