Another pie

I never used kataifi pastry myself and to my surprise I could even buy it in the local store. Cooking for 2p, back on track 😉. Crumble 200 grams of feta in a bowl. Add 2 eggs, 300 grams of chopped courgettes (still growing), 300 grams of precooked and chopped swiss chard, 1 large clove … More Another pie

Second dinner with Severine and Bert

Severine and Bert are enthusiastic after visiting Siena. We start our evening dinner with a simple first course, awesome local melon seasoned with pepper, topped up with roasted pine nuts, grated pecorino and/or parmesan, arugula, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sabrina Ghayour’s vegetarian cookbook ‘Bazaar’ is a real treasure, as are her other cookbooks. Our … More Second dinner with Severine and Bert

Confetti’farro

Inspired by Sabrina Ghayour’s ‘confetti rice, this recipe is perfect to serve at room temperature and thus ideal for a hot summer evening meal. I use almost the same amount of vegetables for 2p as the original recipe for 4-6. Chop 1 large eggplant in small cubes. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Stir … More Confetti’farro

Tahini sauce

My thoughts go to Beirut today ❣. The first tahini was a present of an old friend, Daniel, who lived near Beirut for a few months a year. Since then I always have tahini paste in the fridge, and, they sell it even here, the exact same brand. The mixture of lemon juice, tahini, greek … More Tahini sauce

Beetroot salad

I love the earthy flavor of beetroot. I discovered this recipe in the supermarket magazine. It’s really delicious, a side dish for a few people, as lunch, as starter,..Remove the leaves of the beetroot ( I prepared 1 kilo, thus a large portion), cook until ready. Cool down, remove the skin and slice.Mix 170 grams … More Beetroot salad

Crispy polenta

Start with the polenta. Boil 100 grams of polenta ‘integrale’ in vegetable stock following the instructions. Once well cooked, stop the fire, add 2 table spoons of grated parmesan and black pepper. Spread on a small sized rectangular oven tray in order to create a layer of approximately 1,5cm. Cool down. Clean 600 grams of … More Crispy polenta

Chicory Italian style

The traditional Belgian oven recipe of chicory with smoked salmon instead of ham in a bechamel sauce is delicious. As you know, I daily try to cook something different. I read cookbooks to be inspired. The recipe of today is a real mixture of styles. My favorite audience will tell me whether it’s a success … More Chicory Italian style