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

A few days ago ‘mama Anna’ made us a ‘sformatino di gobbi’

Finally I tried those ugly look-alikes of celery. Cardoon is an old vegetable, a family member of the artichokes. Remove the hard part, the ugly parts, the wires by peeling them. Put the pieces in water with lemon. Boil the cardoon for 30 mins, or even more, until al dente. Drain and chop in small … More A few days ago ‘mama Anna’ made us a ‘sformatino di gobbi’

Mushroom soup

We have a lot of different mushrooms in our garden, but sadly enough I don’t know anything about mushrooms, and decide to leave them and buy some in the supermarket. The variety here is much less than what I could find in Belgium, so it’s possible that forest mushrooms never arrive in the supermarket because … More Mushroom soup

Strudel

Wikipedia explains : A strudel  is a type of layered pastry with a filling that is usually sweet. It became popular in the 18th century throughout the Habsburg Empire. Strudel is part of Austrian cuisine but also common in many other Central and Eastern European cuisines. There is a lot more to say, and thus a lot of possibilities. In the december edition of delicious.nl … More Strudel