Second dinner with Severine and Bert

Severine and Bert are enthusiastic after visiting Siena. We start our evening dinner with a simple first course, awesome local melon seasoned with pepper, topped up with roasted pine nuts, grated pecorino and/or parmesan, arugula, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sabrina Ghayour’s vegetarian cookbook ‘Bazaar’ is a real treasure, as are her other cookbooks. Our … More Second dinner with Severine and Bert

Confetti’farro

Inspired by Sabrina Ghayour’s ‘confetti rice, this recipe is perfect to serve at room temperature and thus ideal for a hot summer evening meal. I use almost the same amount of vegetables for 2p as the original recipe for 4-6. Chop 1 large eggplant in small cubes. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Stir … More Confetti’farro

Friends for lunch

Every year a Belgian choir director organizes a music festival in Asciano. Although circumstances are not ideal, they decided to go ahead and we were happy to have our annual lunch with some Belgian friends in our garden. It’s hot, you only have 2 hours to spend together, what to prepare? Jamie Oliver, Ottolenghi and … More Friends for lunch

Burger menu😉

I promised my wife Iris a veggie burger with pickles of ‘Devos Lemmens’, a Belgian brand. Luckily I found this recipe of a potato burger in the magazine of the supermarket and an awesome cabbage and sesame salad in ‘Bazaar’ of Sabrina Ghayour.Any coleslaw is better after a few hours.Chop 1 small white cabbage in … More Burger menu😉

Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist

The October delicious.nl is awesome. Sabrina Ghayour is an expert in Middle Eastern and Iranian cooking. Spicy rice with green beans and tomato, or the classical combination with meat ‘loobia polow’ is delicious. Our loobia polow has grilled sardines as protein supplier. For 2-3p, cook 150 grams of basmati rice for 5 mins. Rinse and … More Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist