Black bean sauce is an important and popular ingredient in Chinese cuisine, particularly Cantonese and Sichuan cooking. Salty and spicy with a hint of sweet, black bean sauce contributes a flavor to Chinese food like no other. What an amazing ready made sauce to use in combination with fish (or meat) and vegetables! Thanks to Lia … More The particular smell of Eastern cooking
Thanks to Lia and Cor, lovely friends from the Netherlands, I have a few ready made oriental sauces such as black bean sauce, mirin, ketjap… easy Asian cooking guaranteed 👌. Prepare all the ingredients in advance. Chop 4 garlic cloves, 2 chili and 4 cm of ginger. Slice 4 spring onions and 500 grams of … More Craving for Asian food
It’s time to reconnect. We are at the end of our holiday at home. Don’t worry, I didn’t stop cooking, I only took a break in writing down what I cooked. Marinate 4 mackerel filets in a few spoons if teriyaki. Spread on baking paper. Clean, chop and fry 500 grams of green beans, 1 … More Staycation, home cooking
Clean 500 grams of carrots. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Steam until al dente ( I use the microwave and an appropriate recipient for this). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 4 cm of fresh ginger in a drizzle of wok oil. Add the vegetables and bake. Add 300 grams of soy sprouts. Finish … More Chicken or cashew nuts?
A grilled tuna steak is at its best with a mixture of stir fried vegetables. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1 chili and 4 cm of fresh ginger. Add 2 chopped carrots, 250 grams of shitake. Stir and fry. Add 250 grams of baby corn, 250 grams of sugar snaps and 250 grams of … More Simple wok
This week we are lucky to stay in an adorable appartment close to the Belgian office where Iris will work this week, close to a station for my daily journeys. Today I was in Leuven, the city where I lived for 5 years. There was no time for strolling around but at least time to … More Cooking in another kitchen
Today I really crave for vegetables. Steam 300 grams of green beans and 1 large chopped bell pepper. Cut 400 grams of chicken breast in cubes. Mix with 1 teaspoon of mix of 5 spices, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion and allow to marinate for approx 30 mins. Bake in a drizzle … More Full fridge, new inspiration
Elodie gave me a few ‘Thai curry- kits’. In the kit is included : coconut cream powder, curry paste (a green one for today), fish sauce and some dried herbs. Instead of the recommended 90 grams of vegetables, I add 350 grams of green beans+200 grams of soy sprouts+200 grams of eggplant cubes. Start with … More Chicken Thai style