Slow cooking

The words ‘tian’ and ‘tajine’ are borrowed from French, one in Old Provençal, the other Berber “from the Greek têganon [ …] “frying pan”, “flat earth” …is what I read online. A tian is most commenly based on layers of vegetables cooked in their own liquid, where a tajine is normally filled in a ‘less … More Slow cooking

Day dreaming

It’s almost a year now that our lives our ruled by a tiny little creature. What would it have been like if we had known from the beginning that this would take so long? Routine is a powerful source to survive. Focusing on daily life, enjoying small things, without getting lost in long term personal … More Day dreaming

Filled portobello

Huge portobellos are only occasionally available in the supermarket. I can’t resist buying them. The target is to experiment with another filling. A lucious burrata of 150 grams is desperate to be used. Mix the burrata with 4 garlic cloves, the stems of the mushrooms, fresh basil, pepper and salt in a blender. Taste, add … More Filled portobello

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