Our airbnb appartment in Brussels is great, lots of light, a small terrace, a cosy living room with kitchen. My social day program is really busy. Iris has a lot of meetings at work. One evening home cooking in one week is a minimum. Chop 2 eggplants and 1 onion. Add a drizzle of olive … More No restaurant tonight
I haven’t seen white or purple asparagus here in Tuscany. The green ones of today are from Puglia. White asparagus are more common in Belgium but are often expensive. We were always lucky to get super fresh ones from one of the nephews of one of the monastic sisters who lived opposite our house. Tonight … More Green or white or purple asparagus?
I’m aware of my ecological footprint. With full respect of nature, climate, season I hope to become more responsible. Now and again I fly back to my home country to visit family and friends. Now and again they take a plane to visit us. North Sea shrimps are always superb present if the travelling conditions … More Would it be a good idea to negotiate a transport of North Sea shrimps from Belgium to Italy?
Yes, too lazy for shopping, but after a day of ‘assembling ikea furniture’ I hope you can understand. Our small freezer wanted to hide 200 grams of North Sea shrimps for us ;-). Luckely I’m a good inspector, especially on days I don’t feel for shopping although, we don’t have a lot left. Frozen fresh … More Too lazy to go to the grocery store
It would be a lovely idea to have a family reunion in our house one day, but our house is not yet ready to have so many guests, and my mother would never consider to travel, even if her health condition would allow her, during that period. Thus, apart from getting new windows, floors I … More Christmas = going back to Belgium
The chaos in the house is still guaranteed. In a few days a lot will be done at the same time (new floors and installation of the new windows). Symbolically we wanted one of our dearest friends, Leen, to be our first guest to stay for a few days, as she was our first guest … More Our first real guest
Prepare a white bechamel sauce with 250 ml of semi skimmed milk and 250 ml of home made fish stock. Season with a ½ of a cube of fish broth, nutmeg, pepper and salt. Add 300 grams of North Sea shrimps and a bit of lemon juice. Boil 4 chopped medium sized potatoes in salted … More North Sea shrimps in a ‘decomposed croquette version’ 😉