Something pink, something red, something green, something spicy, something healthy

For 4p 600 grams of green beans, 1 kilo of green asparagus, 500- 600 grams of fresh salmon filet, 2 table spoons of red curry paste, 1-2 table spoons of fish sauce, 1 cup of thai rice, lemon grass, a few lime leaves, 4 chopped garlic cloves and 1 chili pepper , 200 ml of … More Something pink, something red, something green, something spicy, something healthy

Fish day

Gerda and Herman leave tomorrow. Yesterday we enjoyed a lovely dinner in the city. Today I hope to serve them a nice meal as closure of a pleasant week together. Buy a fresh big whole sea bass (for 4p approx 1.5 kilo) without intestins. Slice 1 kilo of courgettes and 1 kilo of potatoes thinly. … More Fish day

Yes, sometimes I prepare certain dishes more than once ;-)

Daily cooking for guests cannot be a daily party, especially when there is someone leading a  normal working life, and especially if you would like to keep it all healthy. Salmon is a perfect fish to store in the freezer and to prepare in the oven. Fennel saffron salad and hasselback potatoes are perfect side … More Yes, sometimes I prepare certain dishes more than once 😉

Organization is important if you like to enjoy your guests

Breakfast and dinner  ‘included’, but during the day I need time to take care of the ‘normal’ life and to take care of myself. Our guests can spend time exploring the region and enjoying a real ‘holiday’ vibe. I try to prepare the dinner in the morning, after they leave the house. I need in … More Organization is important if you like to enjoy your guests

Tonight more time and energy to enjoy a real italian dinner with friends.

Giorgio Locatelli has a new book ‘Made at home’. Delicious.nl gives us an idea about what kind of cuisine to expect. I bought a superfresh large octopus for 4p (1 1.5 kilo) and put it immediately in the freezer (I read that a frozen octopus gets tender quicker). Boil salted water in a large pan. … More Tonight more time and energy to enjoy a real italian dinner with friends.