Start with the polenta. Boil 100 grams of polenta ‘integrale’ in vegetable stock following the instructions. Once well cooked, stop the fire, add 2 table spoons of grated parmesan and black pepper. Spread on a small sized rectangular oven tray in order to create a layer of approximately 1,5cm. Cool down. Clean 600 grams of … More Crispy polenta
Cooking for 4p or 6p is often easier than for 2p. That’s why all in one dishes are a perfect solution. One of the other possibilities is preparing a side dish( with a little correction) for 4-6p as main coarse, as long as you have enough vegetables and some proteins (and/or carbs).Clean a small sized … More Side dish becomes main dish
Italy has a great variety of citrus fruit. I love the Sicilian tarocco orange for its color and its flavor. Tonight we have a fresh whole fish, hasselback potatoes and a chicory salad (mixed chicory and radicchio) with an awesome dressing. For 2p, put the juice of 2 tarocco oranges in a small pan. Allow … More Citrus fruit festival
It’s never easy to find the ideal after dinner dessert. It can’t be the protagonist of a meal, so it’s important to remember: not too heavy, not too much, not too complicated. I found out that Italians ( which counts for other southern countries) used to bring or wine, or dessert if invited to a … More Another simple dessert
1 table spoon of butter, 1 fresh pineapple in thick slices ( remove skin and hard centre), 1 round cake form or tatin form, 1 sheet of puff pastry and some honey to finish is all what you need to have a perfect dessert. Vanilla ice cream is optional. Put the butter in the cake … More Tarte tatin with pineapple
Start with the salad. Cut a red cabbage in the blender in thin stripes. Put 1 chopped red onion in 3 table spoons of red wine vinegar. Add 2 teaspoons of honey and 6 table spoons of olive oil. Mix the dressing with the cabbage and store in the fridge. Remove the seeds of a … More How to give tofu some flavor
At first the idea to prepare a cheesecake for dinner didn’t make Iris enthousiastic. The recipe though in my favourite cooking magazine, Delicious.nl, kept staring at me. Thus, I decided to prepare my variation on the evening we had a real cheese lover for dinner. The most important ingredient is a complete stranger to me … More Salty cheesecake??
For 2p you need : 500 grams of a good tasting pumpkin, 3 beetroots of moderate size, 100g feta, garlic cloves (2 pp?), juice and zeste of 2 oranges, 1 table spoon of honey (I used chestnut honey 1table spoon of dried thyme, some fresh ginger in little pieces or grated if you prefer, 50 … More Pumpkin and beetroot with feta sage crumble