If we can’t prepare North Sea shrimp croquettes, we’ll have some cheesy ones. For 24 croquettes, melt 100 grams of butter. Add 100 grams of flour. Bake and stir. Once you smell the typical smell of cookies, add 700 ml of full milk while stirring constantly. Allow to cook for a few minutes. Stop the … More Cheese croquettes
Baking pastries is dangerous 😉 but now and again 🙏. The following recipe for those delicious sweeties is quick and easy. For 12 little cakes you need 1 rectangular ready made puff pastry, 2 eggs, 75 grams of sugar, the zeste of 1 lemon, 150 ml cream, 15 grams of flour, 1 cinnamon stick and … More The famous Portuguese pasteis de nata❤
A while ago we enjoyed a dinner at ‘Graanmarkt 13’ in Antwerp, the restaurant of Seppe Nobels. We had a delicious evening which we ended with a coffee and delicious ‘madeleines’. The recipe was a little gift. Although my adapted cake form is still somewhere in boxes, waiting to be unpacked after finishing the renovations, … More The flavor of happiness
Routines are important to stay healthy. Cooking and eating are two of my passions but if I don’t watch what I eat I will quickly gain weight. A prefer a healthy life style instead of a strict diet. It has been proven that people who follow diets in between not paying attention will gain weight … More Healthy routines
I really want to confirm. The Italians can make awesome icecream😎.
It started early, my love for cheese. As a child I remember my grandfather eating French cheese, even if he wasn’t allowed for health issues. We always received a little piece to taste. French cheese was considered to be the number 1 but now we all know that every country has its own specialities. While … More Cheese, my guilty pleasure 😋
1 egg, 100 mg of sifted selfraising flour, 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar, a pinch of salt and a drizzle of peanut oil. Mix until you obtain a smooth liquid dough. Store cool. Pancakes can be made in advance, but they are even more delicious if you bake them and eat at the same time. … More Pancakes Belgian style
The madeleine is a cute French pastry, one of the guilty pleasure which are worth to enjoy, now and again. For 18 pieces, which you don’t have to eat at once ( they can be stored 3-4 days in a cookie jar), start to melt 90 grams of butter. Mix 10 leaves of chopped verveine … More La madeleine
Having visitors can be a reason to cook certain things which we normally wouldn’t. Honestly eating a T-bone on my own is exagerated ;-), knowing that Iris doesn’t eat that kind of food. Compensate the meat with a lot of vegetables. Cut 800 grams of courgettes and 500 grams of green asparagus in equal pieces. … More Awesome T-bone steak as guilty pleasure!