Nostalgia is in the air during weekends like this one. I was never into Easter, but for my mother it was always a big event. We’ll miss the traditional brunch on Sunday. While she remains in a home and she can’t receive visitors temporarily, our thoughts are with her. Chop 1 large carrot, 2 leeks, … More Don’t forget the classics
Today I have been the perfect housewife: laundry, cleaning, 40 mins of running on the treadmill while watching a romantic Netflix serie and cooking for 2days because tomorrow I will be fashionable online for my master course ( if internet has been repaired 🤞). Tonight we will have real cosy puree and mackerel filets. Clean … More Creamy puree, real comfort food
A topper for young and old is potatoe puree, minced meat or sausages, cauliflower and white sauce. Make a simple puree with 1.5 kilo of boiled potatoes. Add some butter, some pepper, some salt and nutmeg. Mash. Steam 1 chopped cauliflower and 1 chopped romanesco. Boil the harder pieces with the potatoes. Make a white … More If you want to please kids😉
I’m not really a fan of puree. In my years of working in a hospital the classical side dish was often puree, every day a different color. It’s possible that in the future this way of preparing food will have to become my favorite, but as long as I have teeth I prefer to use … More Puree?
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
My mother always made our favorite menu on our birthdays. Mine was definitely or chicken with the best curry sauce ever, or this lovely mixture of puree, cheesy sauce and North Sea shrimps. We decided to sacrify 800 grams of our frozen treasures (brought at our last trip to Belgium). Boil 2.5 kilo of peeled … More North Sea shrimps in a cheesy sauce in between two layers of potato puree, thanks to my first cooking teacher, my mother.