Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Our WhatsApp contacts in Belgium are in love with the temporary snow while we had a sky-blue Saturday with 20° on our terrace ( the sunny part of course ). While enjoying my breakfast outside, a chubby polpo was boiling ( only water and some bay leaves) for approximately 1h ( it’s important that a … More Polpo, grapefruit and fennel to celebrate a lovely Saturday

Frozen figs

A few bags of frozen figs are waiting in the freezer. Inspired by a recipe of a quiche in delicious.nl I prepare an ovendish without using pastry and eggs. Cut 500 grams of peeled potatoes in slices of 0.5cm. Spread in an oiled oven dish. Slice 2 large fennels. Spread on the potatoes. Spread a … More Frozen figs

Sweet clementine

Yvette van Boven, a cookbook writer who regularly publishes recipes in delicious.nl, loves to cook with fruit and I love her recipes. She manages to create a warm cosy vibe. Lentils, fish, clementines and black olives… Boil 150 grams of good quality lentils ( the ones of Castelluccio for example) in salted water with a … More Sweet clementine

Fusion

I bought 2 stems of tiny beetroots. They are so fresh, so the beautiful leafs can be used too. Boil the beetroots separately in salted water, until al dente ( depends on the size). Rinse the leafs, drain and chop. Heat a pan. Spread a drizzle of olive oil. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Fusion