I love those babies, I really do. The combination with polpo is exquisite in the Greek inspired recipe witch I found in delicious.nl, skordalia, originally served as a starter. For 2p as main course, start with the fresh polpo. Boil 1 kilo of the polpo in salted water with a few bay leaves until tender … More I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰
I need an overdose vegetables tonight. Cut a small pumpkin of approximately 1.5 kilo in quarters. Remove the seeds. Put the quarters in an oven dish. Spread some olive oil. Cover with aluminium foil. Bake in the oven at 200° until soft. Boil 1 peeled sweet potato of 400 grams in salted water seasoned with … More Veggie veggie
My mother had her own ideas about making puree and many other people seem to have another perfect recipe. I’m not really a fanatic cook although simple, tasty and healthy are important adverbs.Today’s dinner is simple, tasty and healthy. For 2p, cook 800 grams of peeled potatoes . Drain and smash. Chop and fry 4 … More Potatoes and spinach, it could seem traditional cooking
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.