Fry 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped white onion, 1 chopped spicy little pepper and 1 fennel in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 1 teaspoon of ras el hanout, 1 teaspoon of dried basil and some salt. Bake and add 200 grams of chicken minced meat. Bake until everything is well cooked. Add 200 … More Something round, something crispy = une Galette
Babi pangang is the name of various Asian dishes made with pork meat.To try to get the right flavor put 250 grams of pork (I prefer low fat pork meat) in water (the meat has to be completely covered). Add 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of sambal, 1 table spoon of ketjap, 1 tea … More Babi pangang
Thanks to being addicted to cooking magazines I get familiar with other cooking styles. This recipe is originally made with rocoto, a spicy pepper which needs to be cooked in a sweet and sour (vinegar and sugar) liquid before filling in. I use normal bell pepper instead, which doesn’t need to be cooked in advance. … More Peruvian cuisine ?
Tonight I prepare smaller portions of different dishes, mezze. -Tzaziki and a Greek salad: recipes are already on the blog (post of 1st of April). -Patates tiganites = fries Peel the amount of potatoes you need, 400-500 grams for 2p. Cut in wedges and soak in cold salted water, to reduce the starch, for 30-60 … More Mezze night
An oven, an oven tray and baking paper cannot be missed anymore in the daily kitchen to avoid burning ;-), to save extra kcal by reducing oil or butter, and often to intensify the taste of lots of vegetables. Marinate 250 grams of chicken filet in juice of ½ lemon, 2 chopped garlic cloves, a … More Baking paper, what a tool
After a long day of travelling, Siena-Rome-Brussels-Machelen, my daughters are waiting for me in the appartment of one of my best friends ever, Ingrid, who is spending some time at the seaside in Belgium. I know it’s decadent but one of the ingredients in Italy I miss most are North Sea shrimps. Lisbet prepared me … More Spoiled by my lovely daughters
While babo Michel has some quality time with his daughter in Siena, I spend some quality time with my family in Belgium. He doesn’t like pasta or rice. Last visit in Siena he discovered gnocchi and he is a fan. Apart from gnocchi alla Romana I have a really bad experience making them. It ‘s … More Babo in Tuscan = daddy