Our weekly consumption of fruit and vegetables is impressive. I rarely will have breakfast without starting with 1 kiwi. Iris eats at least 3 pieces of fruit in combination with low fat Greek yogurt or oatmeal. An in between snack is most likely fruit. I really enjoy filling the fridge with all those beautiful colors. … More Extra flavor and color
Knitting, apple pie, candle light in the afternoon and mushroom risotto is not exactly ‘la primavera’, but is just cosy cosy. For 2p, put a few dried chopped porcinis in 100 ml of milk or cream. Chop and fry 1 red onion and 4 garlic cloves. Add 120 grams of good quality risotto rice. Bake … More Where is that Spring?
For 2p cut a sweet melon in slices of 1-2 cm (remove skin). Cut 1 orange in smaller pieces. Spread the melon and orange on a plate. Grind 1 table spoon of red pepper balls and 1 table spoon of walnuts. Add 2 table spoons of lemon juice, the zeste of 1 lime, the grinded … More Fruit in a salty salad, ideal lunch!
While waiting to start cultivating our own coriander we love to eat the food of the Middle East and use parsley instead of the delicious coriander (which is not the same, but…). The books of Ottolenghi and Tamimi, especially ‘Jeruzalem’ remain a wonderful source of inspiration. Today: a mixture of some salads with an open … More Official first day of Spring 2017