Fresh vine leaves

The bright green color of spring is gradually changing in a darker green. The vineleaves have grown already large enough to protect the future bunches of grapes against the burning sun. I really hope that I will not influence this precious process by stealing a few of those larger leaves for a try out recipe … More Fresh vine leaves

Oxheart cabbage

What’s in a name🤔. A super simple healthy dinner is waiting. Two beautiful frozen skinless salmon filets of 200 grams each and a mixed salad is our dinner for tonight. Remove the outer leaves of the cabbage. Slice thinly. Add 1 chopped green apple, 30 grams of walnuts, the juice of 1 lemon, 2teaspoons of … More Oxheart cabbage

Mindful moment

An afternoon teatime has become a holy ritual. On Fridays it’s less ‘mindful’ during the doggies playdate. Bonnie, Aragon and Oskar are real buddies, as Anria, Diane and myself enjoy an afternoon walk/chat/teatime together. Today I’ll prepare a juicy ricotta cake, without butter. Put 500 grams of cold fresh ricotta in a bowl. Use a … More Mindful moment

Baba ganoush

The last cookbook of Donna Hay cannot get some rest on the shelf. The baba ganoush bowl is an awesome way to prepare eggplant. Cut 2 medium sized eggplants in halves. Make a few incisions in the flesh. Spread 4 sliced garlic cloves in the incisions. Put the eggplant halves on baking paper with the … More Baba ganoush

Special dish

Although I’m not sharing every single detail of the starting period of our relationship, we both consider a cooking class in Florence as the real beginning. Risotto with fresh artichokes was part of the menu that day and thus, this dish remains a special one forever. I’m pretty sure I cook this dish everytime in … More Special dish

Marinated tofu

I can’t say that I’m a fan of tofu, but living with Iris who is a vegetarian, I have to pay attention to her balanced diet. Mix 2 chopped garlic cloves, 2 chopped chili, 4 cm of grated ginger, 1 teaspoon of dried lemon grass, 2 table spoons of lemon juice, 1 table spoon of … More Marinated tofu

Mango caprese

Although buying mango is bad for my ecologic footprint, I knew this dish would be fabulous and thus, I decided to prepare it anyway. For 2p, slice 1 mango. Put 1 garlic clove, a handful of basil leaves, the zeste of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, some chili flakes and a pinch of … More Mango caprese