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.
Romanesco cauliflower and celeriac filled with puree and gratinated in the oven? Remove the inner part of the cauliflower and celeriac. Put the remaining cups on baking paper or in an oiled dish. Brush some olive oil mixed with chopped fresh rosemary on the in-and outside. Bake in the oven at 180° for 30-40 mins … More Teenagers in the house for a few days, different creativity ;-)!
Iris wants to eat something with pepper sauce and I want to make something with Brussels sprouts. Why not combine in one dish? Clean 600 grams of Brussels sprouts and cut in quarters. Put in salted water together with 4 chopped medium sized potatoes and 1 bay leaf. Boil until tender. Drain, add 1 tea … More How to combine a pepper sauce with ‘flatulent’Brussels sprouts?