I’m still subscribed to the Dutch edition of Delicious magazine. It makes me instant happy every time I find it in our mailbox. Every month they work around a central theme. This month ‘ITALY’ is in charge, and the whole magazine is filled with the most attractive dishes. One of the stars of the magazine … More What a lovely dessert!
We’re back home after a visit to Belgium, to see both families and a few friends. Oskar enjoyed his first trip abroad. We enjoyed the usual French fries, an overdose of North Sea shrimps, crispy sandwiches and the company of course 😉. Eggplant and North Sea shrimps is one of my preferred combinations. Chop 2 … More In between seasons
A common form of galette resembles a type of single crust, free-form pie with a fruit filling and the crust folded partway over the top of the filling, as you can read on Wikipedia. It’s an easy homemade version which can be compared with puff pastry. Today I seem to be in a French mood. … More La galette in a sweet version
Strolling through the last edition of delicious.nl I was immediately attracted by a few dishes. Chickpeas pumpkin pizza with shrimps is one of them. Of course I will give the recipe a little docv twist. Mix 400 grams of pumpkin puree ( prepared in the oven) with 100 grams of chickpea flour, 30 grams of … More Is this a pizza?
Another delicious recipe for an Ottolenghi summer buffet are the hot roasted tomatoes served on fresh cold Greek yogurt. Spread 500 grams of cherry tomatoes in an oven dish. Mix with 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, a pinch of candy sugar, 4 sliced garlic cloves, a few stems of fresh thyme, a few stems of … More Hot and cold
Mix 250 grams of good quality flour ( I used manitoba) with 5 grams of dried yeast. Add 100 ml of lukewarm water. Knead and add 50 ml of lukewarm water, bit by bit. Finish with 1 table spoon of water mixed with 6 grams of salt. Allow to rest for 30 minutes. Divide the … More Calzone from scratch
You can eat more if you ‘burn’ more but try to keep a healthy balance. Today we were lucky to be physically active and I decide to cook larger amounts, knowing that leftovers can be eaten as lunch the following day. Wash 750 grams of new potatoes. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Heat a … More Roasted crushed potatoes, crispy fish filets and lots of greens
Snow and sun🤩, enjoy the moment. After a nice walk in the beautiful landscape, it’s time to prepare my weekend cake. With a ready made rectangular puff pastry this recipe is amazingly easy. Mix 500 grams ricotta with 2 eggs, vanilla powder/extract, the zeste of 1 lemon, 2 table spoons of pine nuts and liquid … More Oskar’s first snow
Iris is taking an official break for 2 weeks. We have several good reasons for staying at home. Although it seems to me that I have a permanent staycation, being off together creates another vibe. The weather is still really nice. Most of the day we’ll spend outside, near the swimming pool. A good book, … More Our summer holiday has started
Mix 300 grams of Greek yogurt, 3 eggs, 180grams of sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar, 1 ripe banana, the zeste of 1 lemon and 180 grams of melted butter. Add 400 grams of seefed selfraising flour and 5 grams of baking powder. Mix until you obtain a fluffy dough. Remove the skin and seeds … More A piece of cake?