Healthy routines

Routines are important to stay healthy. Cooking and eating are two of my passions but if I don’t watch what I eat I will quickly gain weight. A prefer a healthy life style instead of a strict diet. It has been proven that people who follow diets in between not paying attention will gain weight … More Healthy routines


If people ask me what my favorite dish is, there is no way I could give you an immediate answer. Followers of my blog can probably notice that I love to serve everything on one large plate ( call it Ottolenghi style or docV’s ;-)). I prefer to combine lots of vegetables (min 300 grams … More Wintersalad

I know, I used this ingredient already this week, but, remember, no waste !and above all, too delicious :-)

100 grams of gorgonzola dolce is waiting in the fridge to be prepared. A cute, tasty pumpkin of 1.2 kilo is enough for two different recipies. Halve the pumpkin, remove the seeds. Put one half in an oven dish. Add some oil and cover with aluminium foil. Cut the other half in wedges of 2 … More I know, I used this ingredient already this week, but, remember, no waste !and above all, too delicious 🙂

The Asian twist

Tom Yum Goong paste, which is meant to be used to prepare the easy version of the famous and delicious soup, can also be used as base for any other thai-like dish. I keep it in the freezer. Bake 500 grams of oyster mushrooms in a drizzle of peanut oil. Set aside. Chop and fry … More The Asian twist

Fish and Chips

Not the most ‘healthy’ way to prepare fish and potatoes, but I promise to compensate by doing some extra exercise ;-). Batter 100 grams of flour, 120 ml of beer (can be analcoholic), 1 teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate, pepper and salt until you obtain a rather firm mixture (the amount is far too much, but … More Fish and Chips

Green pancakes!!

Mix 3 eggs, 300 ml of a milkproduct (real milk, or rice milk, or anykind), 120 grams of rice flour, 50 grams of fresh spinach, a few basil leaves, a pinch of salt until you get this beautiful green pancake mixture. Store in the fridge for at least 30 mins. Mix 1 can of drained … More Green pancakes!!