The more I read in the last cookbook of Ottolenghi, the more I’m in love. A beautiful piece of burbot requires an appropriate recipe. For 2p, chop 400 grams of burbot in 4 pieces. Chop and fry 2 garlic cloves, 2 spring onions and 1 chili in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 2 cans … More Yes, I’m a real fan!
Cauliflower has it all : cheap, healthy, good looking and a creative protagonist in the world kitchen. Cut the cauliflower in smaller pieces. If the cauliflower is fresh, you can use it all. Blanch shortly. The brand new book of Ottolenghi, Simple, gives me even more inspiration. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves … More Always a hit, cauliflower
Although I’m impatientely waiting for the new Delicous magazine, the edition of September has still attractive recipes to try out. Ottolenghi learned me how to mix ingredients for an awesome salad, the fattoush. The recipe of today combines that wonderful salad with a green pea humus and shrimps, great! For 2p, blanch 450 grams of … More Fattoush
Breakfast and dinner ‘included’, but during the day I need time to take care of the ‘normal’ life and to take care of myself. Our guests can spend time exploring the region and enjoying a real ‘holiday’ vibe. I try to prepare the dinner in the morning, after they leave the house. I need in … More Organization is important if you like to enjoy your guests
Today let’s go to the Middle East. What do you think about falafel, roasted cauliflower and roasted eggplant, a yoghurt sauce and a tahini sauce? For the falafel I start the day before. 350 grams of dried chickpeas from the Crete Senese will be too much for 2, but a falafel the following day, for … More Tahini, the smell of the Middle East
‘The Green Kitchen at Home’ is a perfect inspirer for vegetarian cooking. The middle eastern salad with cauliflower and lentils is fabulous. For 2p, roast 1 medium sized cauliflower – cut in little roses (no waste, so please, cut the stem in small cubes) and mixed with 3 table spoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon … More Roasted cauliflower could become the star ingredient of the decade
Colorful salads, even in winter, cheer up a rainy and windy day. Something cold, something hot, something raw, something cooked, some proteins, some vegetables and a variety of colors offer a perfectly balanced meal. Last night I precooked 500 grams of peeled and chopped beetroot in the oven for 30 mins at 180° in a … More Winter salads