Every day has its own vibe. Although my private practice is slowly getting on track, I’m really grateful my life has become more relaxed. A perfect balance between quantity and quality remains an important objective. Where a Sunday evening was always provoking special stress, as being the start of an intense rollercoaster, I do love … More Sunday evening, always something special
To compensate the lack of personal contact, presents delivered by the postman or a courier are even more exciting. Iris has been spoiled by her family, not only with lots of books but also with the best canned crabmeat ever. The traditional starter at Iris’ family is an old fashioned crab cocktail. So, let’s have … More What a gift!
Delicious.nl is an amazing cooking magazine. Now and again they publish a special edition. Their last one with salads is awesome. Today’s recipe is a colorful salad with salmon, smoked in green tea leaves.Start with the salmon. Put two salmon filets of 250 grams in a small sized ( a little bit bigger than the … More Smoked salmon, homemade
Slice 1 raw fennel and a bunch of radishes thinly. Add the meat and juice of 2 grapefruit. Mix and store cool. Chop 2 dates in little pieces. Put in a sauce pan. Add the juice of 1/2 lemon, 2 table spoons of water and 1 table spoon of maple syrup. Heat an stir until … More Although it’s chilly and wet in Tuscany, we’ll have a colorful salad
Cecina is a Tuscan bread based on chickpea flour. I didn’t have chickpea flour, but managed to create some dough and used curry powder and turmeric for a more exotic taste.Put 130 grams of dried chickpeas in 500 ml of salted water. Store at room temperature for an overnight. Add 1 table spoon of curry … More Something ‘in between’
It’s cold outside, and sadly enough also rather cold inside ( irregularity of the heating system). This recipe seems quite inappropriate but it is incredibly tasty. For the real version I miss a few ingredients : no tamarind, no coriander, no indian pappadum and puffed farro instead of rice. I decide to use more of … More Puffed farro in a Bhel Puri lookalike
I try hard to reduce plastic containers and other plastic material. Sadly enough radishes are not available without. Almost every vegetable here in Italy is sold per kilogram, as radishes. If you would present them without package a lot of people would leave the green part and only take the radishes. In the near future … More Pickled radishes
Peel and chop 500 grams of raw beetroots. Put on baking paper. Add some olive oil and bake in the oven at 180°. After 30 mins mix with two bunches of red radishes chopped in quarters, 1 chopped red onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped pepperoncini and 1 table spoon of dried thyme. Continue … More Red onion, red pepperoncini, red beetroot, red radishes in harmony with pink salmon
I love the smell of barbecue, but I’m not so into barbecue-ing myself. Healthy, tasty, economic, creative,…., and also ‘safe’ cooking is one of my prefered adjectives. Only, if someone-experienced-and addictive would stand next to the barbecue I’m willing to prepare all the marinades, side dishes, sauces. Also for a group of 2p? Not really, … More No, I’m not a real barbecue fan.
I know, red cabbage is winter food, but eaten as a salad it’s so delicious. For 2p chop 400 grams of red cabbage in a kitchen robot or thinly with a sharp knife. Mix with 1 bunch of radishes, 1 fresh red onion marinated in 3 table spoons of red wine vinegar. Finish with 1 … More Red is my favorite color