I have a few cookbooks of Tessa Kiros in my kitchen. Traveling and cooking and eating…many ways to explore a country. The following recipe is simple, tasty, cheap and for sure loved by everyone. Although you can mix ( courgettes, tomatoes or bell pepper) I have chosen 7 beautiful tomatoes. Slice off the top of … More Remember Tessa Kiros?
I can’t get enough of the December edition of delicious.nl. Yvette van Boven has written a few awesome side dish recipes for outdoor cooking. The local weather is really awful, so let’s cook inside😉.I prepare the sauce first. Heat a pan with 15 grams of butter. Chop roughly 1 onion, 1 carrot and 1 stem … More What a fantastic side dish
French ratatouille and sauce provençale, italian caponata, and for today a Persian version of a vegetable stew by Sabrina Ghayour. Tomorrow I’ll have my online master course. So this stew prepared today, will be ideal for tomorrow evening. Those stews are always better the following day. Chop 2 smaller sized eggplants in cubes of approximately … More A vegetable stew from every country
If we can’t prepare North Sea shrimp croquettes, we’ll have some cheesy ones. For 24 croquettes, melt 100 grams of butter. Add 100 grams of flour. Bake and stir. Once you smell the typical smell of cookies, add 700 ml of full milk while stirring constantly. Allow to cook for a few minutes. Stop the … More Cheese croquettes
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
In our house we have a real stove to cook, and to heat, but we don’t exactly know how to use it. Giancarla promised to show us, but…the wood is not dry enough. The chicken and potatoes will end up in the normal oven to be roasted, and the even more slow cooking will be … More We have a real old cooking stufa
For 2p, 3 medium sized bell peppers are a large dinner. The choices of filling are endless. Boil 60 grams of Greek pasta (you know, those little worms). Chop and fry 3 garlic cloves, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 2 celery stems and 1 chili pepper. Add 200 grams of minced chicken meat and 1 table … More Fill some bell peppers
Pappa al pomodoro is a popular dish in Italy, it’s cheap and easy and a perfect way to use old bread and you can even serve it as dinner. To intensify the flavors, prepare the pappa a day in advance. Fry and chop 2 red onions and 4 garlic cloves. Add a few stems of … More What can you prepare with 200 grams of old bread?
Nostalgic slow cooking is extra cosy on cold winter days. The taste of most of those dishes is better the following day. Cut a good quality chicken in pieces. The legs, wings and breasts are perfect for a stew for 3-4p. The leftover can be used for a stock, or can be baked in the … More Time for a stew
My dear mother who hasn’t travelled for a long time, agreed to come and visit us in Italy. My youngest brother is her bodyguard ;-). Thus, my cooking style will be less adventurous the following days. The Chianti route brings us from Florence to Siena and chicken alla ‘cacciatore’ gives the start signal of a … More More visitors and guess who?