Our weekly consumption of fruit and vegetables is impressive. I rarely will have breakfast without starting with 1 kiwi. Iris eats at least 3 pieces of fruit in combination with low fat Greek yogurt or oatmeal. An in between snack is most likely fruit. I really enjoy filling the fridge with all those beautiful colors. … More Extra flavor and color
Cut a butternut of 1,5 kilo in large pieces. Remove the seeds. Brush 2 table spoons of olive oil on the meat. Season with pepper and salt. Cover with aluminium foil. Bake in the oven at 200° for 1h, or until tender. In the meantime you will have to think about an idea for a … More Another pumpkin lasagna tonight
Delicious.nl is an amazing cooking magazine. Now and again they publish a special edition. Their last one with salads is awesome. Today’s recipe is a colorful salad with salmon, smoked in green tea leaves.Start with the salmon. Put two salmon filets of 250 grams in a small sized ( a little bit bigger than the … More Smoked salmon, homemade
We probably eat a daily portion of vegetables for4p. Most of the recipes are meant for 4p. I reduce carbs and proteins and keep the amount of vegetables (or even more). Before my breakfast I take 1 kiwifruit, with now and again some extra fruit. I love my homemade bread in the morning, with cheese, … More A daily overdose of vegetables, no problem 😉
The traditional Belgian oven recipe of chicory with smoked salmon instead of ham in a bechamel sauce is delicious. As you know, I daily try to cook something different. I read cookbooks to be inspired. The recipe of today is a real mixture of styles. My favorite audience will tell me whether it’s a success … More Chicory Italian style
Desperately waiting for my new kitchen I cook from day to day now. On the 14th of August the kitchen furniture has been installed. The following day we discovered a wet wall outside. Our plumber made a few holes in the wall hoping to discover the problem. The problem is discovered and solved now but … More Salted capres
Although courgettes are a real local ingredient I don’t seem to manage to have my own harvest. I bought healthy plants, planted them on the compost ground, watered them every day and still 😭, not even flowers. Courgettes are, next to tomatoes, my preferred vegetables. The following pasta recipe is delicious and super easy. For … More What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?
There are many different ways to use old bread in your recipes. It’s always useful to cut the bread in smaller pieces before becoming extremely hard. Put 2 chopped garlic cloves in some olive oil in a pan. Heat the fire. Add a handful of old bread crumb cubes. Bake and stir now and again. … More Old bread in a salad
What a special day : the first patient in my new practice, the first opening in our house, and above all a lovely sunny day to welcome all this and to do some studying and gardening outside. And, above all 😉, 1 kilo of green asparagus is waiting for a recipe. Remove the hard end … More A crispy package of asparagus
Iris gave me a few years ago a special ‘smoke ‘barbecue, which I never used because I’m not a ‘fire’ person. To smoke your own fish seems of course a delicious idea. In one of the recent magazines of Libelle-lekker.be I read this recipe of smoked fish in the oven, on pine cones. Let’s try. … More How to smoke salmon in the oven?