For Indian recipes I do need a cookbook, a mortar and a cupboard filled with spices. I love the warm colors of the dishes. Once you are at least with 4 people and you have enough time, it’s lovely to prepare a few different dishes. My menu for tonight( remember my parents in law love … More It’s all about spices
A thick and rich soup can be promoted to a main course. Deliciousmagazine.nl of Oktober shows me a few nice ideas. For 2p, put 1 kilo of halved and seedless yellow (or red ) bell pepper on a baking tray. Roast in the oven at 220° until the skin becomes here and there black. Put … More Soup as main course
1h and 20 mins in the car and we are in Florence. We leave our car near Piazza Michelangelo, enjoy the amazing view and walk to the centre. After a few hours of walking, shopping and a visit to the impressive exposition of Marina Ambramovic we arrive back home late, but , no problem my … More After a lovely day in Florence
Although I’m impatientely waiting for the new Delicous magazine, the edition of September has still attractive recipes to try out. Ottolenghi learned me how to mix ingredients for an awesome salad, the fattoush. The recipe of today combines that wonderful salad with a green pea humus and shrimps, great! For 2p, blanch 450 grams of … More Fattoush
My stock of fresh coriander offers possibilities. The book of Quyên, the owner of the wonderful restaurant Little Asia in Brussels, will guide me through a few classical dishes. -Papaya salad ( without papaya, but cucumber is a good alternative) : Use the spiral cutter for the cumumber. Put on salt for 30 mins to … More Vietnamese cuisine
While cooking for a large dinner for tomorrow…. Chop 4 cm of fresh ginger, 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 cucumber. Put everything in an oven dish with a drizzle of peanut oil. Bake at 180° for 20 mins. Stir now and again. After 20 mins mix with 300 grams of cherry tomatoes and … More Yes, fresh coriander!
Thai soup or even soup in general gets an honorable third place. I’m not so sure between the first and second place : Pillo the cutest dog in the entire world or me. Probably it’s better not asking for any confirmation, I’m not that competive ;-). The best Tom Yum Goong soup calls for a … More The three great loves of Iris
For 2p chop 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Fry in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 250 grams of peeled shrimps. Remove the shrimps. Add a few chopped sundried tomatoes, lemon zeste of 1 lemon and 750 peeled chopped fresh tomatoes and 1 table spoon of dried basil. Bake … More Pasta with ‘what is left in our fridge’
I love eating outside, especially in the evening when the moon and stars lighten your plate in a mysterious way (that will not happen if you eat between 18 and 20 pm, of course ;-)). Although dinner time in Tuscany is not so extremely late, we always had very late evening meals, and still have … More Lovely summer evenings!!