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 😋
If I have to make a choice between the taste of a meal or the appearance, I will certainly go for the taste. If I can make a dish more attractive without the need of all my patience, I will do my very best, of course. Layers of food are always a surprise for your … More A vegetarian artistic lasagna
Our first winter here I discovered ‘cavolo nero’ and created some dish with an incredible amount for 2p. Above all it was not cooked enough so the taste of metal was really strong. Since then Iris refuses to reconsider this ingredient, but after 2 years, it’s about time to try it again. For 2p, chop … More It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position
Wikipedia explains : A strudel is a type of layered pastry with a filling that is usually sweet. It became popular in the 18th century throughout the Habsburg Empire. Strudel is part of Austrian cuisine but also common in many other Central and Eastern European cuisines. There is a lot more to say, and thus a lot of possibilities. In the december edition of delicious.nl … More Strudel
A quiche as a solitary dish for 2p can be too much but is a perfect lunch for the following day, or if you are both really hungry, can be finished. Puff pastry is probably the most elegant dough for a quiche. Prebaking is always better to guarantee a cripsy bottom. Instead of using dried … More Good looking quiche
Certain dishes will be more frequently served on a Sunday, in Belgium for sure. Fish stew is one of them. For 2 p chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1 white onion, 2 carrots, 1 leek, 2 stems of white celery in 1 table spoon of butter. Bake and stir. Add 1 table spoon of … More Fish stew on a Sunday or on a Monday?
Not liking cauliflower is a ‘real loss’. Cauliflower is cheap, is healthy, is beautiful, is the perfect partner in traditional and non traditional dishes from all over the world. (no, I wasn’t paid to write this down ;-)). For 2p, blanch a small, fresh cauliflower of approx 600 grams in salted water. Save and chop … More Elegant cauliflower