Desperately waiting for my new kitchen I cook from day to day now. On the 14th of August the kitchen furniture has been installed. The following day we discovered a wet wall outside. Our plumber made a few holes in the wall hoping to discover the problem. The problem is discovered and solved now but … More Salted capres
Although courgettes are a real local ingredient I don’t seem to manage to have my own harvest. I bought healthy plants, planted them on the compost ground, watered them every day and still 😭, not even flowers. Courgettes are, next to tomatoes, my preferred vegetables. The following pasta recipe is delicious and super easy. For … More What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?
After 2 days of driving I have no courage anymore to go out for shopping for our dinner. A pasta with a lot of sweet onions, garlic, chickpeas is not such a bad combination. First we feed our dog Pillo and our cat Roquefort who protected our house for the last 10 days. Our lovely … More A lot of laundry, a lot of rain and an empty fridge = home sweet home
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 was completely prepared to spoil my dear niece Emilie with vegan food, but I have to admit that it was rather a relief to find out that she wanted to enjoy all the local ingredients except for meat. My favorite huge supermarket is on the top list of ‘what to do if you visit … More Seafood and pasta❤
I’m visiting Rome with one of my daughters, Lisbet. Daily we easily walk 20000 steps. We dine outside or still find energy to cook our own meal. I prepare one of my oldest recipes ( inspired originally by Nigella Lawson). Marinate 3 table spoons of raisins in 3 table spoons of balsamic vinegar. Chop and … More Walking walking walking
Dried local chickpeas are fabulous. For 3p soak 120 grams of chickpeas in water for at least 12h. Renew the water. Boil the chickpeas for approx 1h, until tender. Drain. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 2 medium sized eggplants. Put in an oven dish. Add a good drizzle of olive oil. Add 1 … More Chickpeas, a real local ingredient