Even if a lot of ingredients in a dish are the same, you create something completely different by changing a few spices. Our dear friend Leen and her friend will arrive tonight from Belgium, 1300 kilometres by car in one go. Hopefully they will appreciate a simple pasta dish before falling into a coma. Chop … More Saffron and fennel seeds
Today Gerda arrives. I met Gerda as a patient, neighbour and we gradually became friends. When she offered to come to help us painting in our house, even in winter time, we booked her flight. What a lovely visitor! Five days is probably short, but we try to combine : talking, painting,and even a first … More Lucky bastards, Biryani to celebrate friendship
Elodie is leaving the company and says goodbye to the team in Siena. It’s nice to see her and to show her our house in progress. Bruschetti with fresh porcini are a perfect starter, cfr blogpost Porcini and truffle after a trip to Assisi and Perugia. The november edition of delicious.nl magazine inspires me for … More Dinner for 4
Jamie Olivers’ new book is full of classical Italian cuisine alla Jamie, and I hope to have it soon in my collection ;-). Delicious.nl comments this recipe as ‘spectacular, awesome’, which Iris and I can only confirm. For 2p peel and cut 2 red onions in quarters. Heat 1 small can of anchovies with the … More Cauliflower is never boring!
Last weekend I started my new course (lucky me to get this opportunity), ‘Master esperienziale in Gestalt counseling’. Remember, docV is a real physician. During my years of practice, my interest in the person behind the patient grew more and more. After almost 1 year and a half in Italy, even now I’m registred as … More A healthy snack during my study moment
Prepare the broth in advance. Buy 500 grams of fish waste or real cheap fish. Put the fish, 1 large onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 spicy little pepper, 2 leeks, 2 carrots, a bunch of fresh parsley, 300 ml of white wine, 3 star anise and a pinch of salt in a large casserole. Cover … More Soup and fish to spoil my beloved .
Buy a good quality chicken and divide it into different parts. For 2p, make your choice and put the other parts in the freezer for a later occasion. Marinate the chicken in a mixture of 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped spicy little pepper, 2 teaspoons of turmeric, 2 teaspoons of ginger powder, 2 table … More It has been a while since we had a tajine, no?