My final exam is done; our first guest arrives this year 🙃

No studying anymore, what a relief. Although I still have an oral part to do next weekend, the written exam is finished. I can fully enjoy our first guest of this year. Before her arrival we have to eat the red cabbage, because Dorianne really hates it 😉. Chop a portion of red cabbage (approximately … More My final exam is done; our first guest arrives this year 🙃

Back on track

My week in Rome was intense. I met so many ‘real’ people. I need some time to disconnect. So, what did I do today? Painting some cupboards, trying to get a clear time schedule for the following weeks because I count on cooking in my new kitchen on the 15th of August. Cut 600 grams … More Back on track

Celery and sweet potato, I hope they can ease the muscular pains due to all those stairs up and down, down and up😎

Clean 1 small celery ( 800 grams +/-). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 1 sweet potato ( 600 grams ). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 300 grams of carrots. Chop and put on the same oven tray on the baking paper. Add a good drizzle of olive … More Celery and sweet potato, I hope they can ease the muscular pains due to all those stairs up and down, down and up😎

Real winter food

Cold and cloudy with something in between snow and rain are not my favorite ingredients. Iris did rearrange the unpacked boxes and I found the magimix tools. Internet showed me some ideas for our menu tonight. Rösti is real mountain food, ideal for this time of year. My friend, Magimix,  grates 600 grams of washed … More Real winter food

Chubby meat balls

I love meat balls. Sometimes I decide to prepare dishes with meat balls for special occasions, for the kids, you know?? In no time that dish is finished and the more fancy dishes are waiting for the second tour. Mix 400 grams of minced chicken meat seasoned with pepper, salt, chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon … More Chubby meat balls

Gratin

I love gratins, not only in winter. As for many recipes there are rich versions, and less rich versions. My preference is obvious, the less rich versions, but still ‘gratin’. For 2p, cut 2 fresh fennels, 2 sweet potatoes (approx 300-350 grams in total) and 1 large onion in slices of 0.5cm. Put the slices … More Gratin

Sweet potatoes

Today I did my shopping for the following days, and a lovely fish (doesn’ look that lovely, but is delicious) is the most important ingredient. I was lucky to find 500 grams of white sweet potatoes. Clean the potatoes, cut in similar wedges. Put the wedges on baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil. … More Sweet potatoes