Jerusalem artichokes in a velvety soup

Jerusalem artichokes is one of those ingredients which gradually are re introduced in recipes. Again Yotam Ottolenghi gives me a few delicious ideas. In the beautiful book Nopi, by Scully and Ottolenghi, I found this awesome soup. Knowing that Jerusalem artichokes can cause intestinal problems ( often an impressive flatulence 😉), don’t exaggerate in amounts. … More Jerusalem artichokes in a velvety soup

It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position

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

Strudel

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

Good looking quiche

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