Eating healthy is not the same as eating light, but tonight we’ll ignore the ‘light’aspect. Again inspired by Donna Hay, I try some of her falafel recipes. For the falafel, drain 1 can of chickpeas. Put in a small blender. Add 3 chopped carrots, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped chili, 4 cm of ginger … More Let’s consume some kcal
Strolling through a whole year of Libelle lekker’magazine, I find some elegant recipes to try. For 2p, clean 800 grams of mixed fresh shellfish (vongole and mussels). Heat a pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the shellfish and 100 ml of white wine. Once most of them are opening, stop the fire and … More I’m pretty sure you’ll also love this recipe.
I have an impressive amount of kitchen equipment, although certain tools I rarely use. A spiralizer is one of those things. It creates lovely vegetable curls, but ( mine is for sure) it’s not really handy. I must admit that this salad would be less attractive without.Marinate 300 grams of defrosted and dried scampi in … More Kitchen tools
Fashionable diets or eating habits which lead to drastic changes will never become mine, but if they can create more variety in daily cooking, I’m pro. Increase the amount of vegetables and reduce the bad carbs is a less drastic approach which will not lead to extremes. Bad carbs ( white rice, white pasta, white … More ‘No carbs’ fashion
A lot of visitors are ‘afraid’ of squid. I always try to convince them to try it, just once. The sea is changing, due to the climatogical changes, and thus squid in general is moving towards more Northern countries. A real octopus with large tentacles is probably to shocking as first ‘contact with the squid … More Just try it, grilled squid!
Mix 180 grams of buckwheat with 350 ml of water. Add 1 table spoon of dried thyme and 1 table spoon of dried oregano. Store in the fridge. This mixture is enough for 3 medium sized pancakes or, in our case, for 3 pizzas. Bake the pancakes in a real hot pan. Put them on … More Buckwheat pizza = glutenfree
Elodie brought me some unknown spices from Indonesia, the rendang mixture and the typical curry mixture which is completely different from the mixtures from Madras or the ‘normal’ supermarket mixtures. A good recipe to try them out! Boil 18 quail eggs for approx 4-5 mins. Prepare 600 grams of minced meat (chicken, pork, turkey, or … More Indonesian curry balls and courgettini