What a gift!

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!

My final exam is done; our first guest arrives this year 🙃

No studying anymore, what a relief. Although I still have an oral part to do next weekend, the written exam is finished. I can fully enjoy our first guest of this year. Before her arrival we have to eat the red cabbage, because Dorianne really hates it 😉. Chop a portion of red cabbage (approximately … More My final exam is done; our first guest arrives this year 🙃

Beetroot salad

I love the earthy flavor of beetroot. I discovered this recipe in the supermarket magazine. It’s really delicious, a side dish for a few people, as lunch, as starter,..Remove the leaves of the beetroot ( I prepared 1 kilo, thus a large portion), cook until ready. Cool down, remove the skin and slice.Mix 170 grams … More Beetroot salad

I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Where radicchio is Italian, chicory is a product from Belgium and the Netherlands. I try to avoid buying import products but certain ingredients are too delicious, I’m sorry. For 2p, bake 1 kilo of chicory, cut in quarters, brown in some butter. Add 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh sage. Make a bechamel. Add 60 grams … More I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil