Turnip tops

Turnip tops, anchovies and orecchiette are a traditional combination. Broccoli is a perfect alternative for turnip tops. I have never seen turnip tops in Belgium. They contain loads of vitamins and minerals. People who take warfarin or a similar anticoagulant have to be really careful. The combination can destabilize the anticoagulant treatment. Clean 500-600 grams … More Turnip tops

Tadka dal

Lentils are a must at an Indian diner. No red, no yellow but brown Tuscan lentils for our dal. Cover 150 grams of lentils with cold water. Cook gently for approximately 30 minutes, until al dente. Bake 2 teaspoons of cumin in a drizzle of oil. Add 1 chopped onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Tadka dal

Moghrabieh

During my last visit to Belgium I found some lovely moghrabieh. Couscous is quicker but moghrabieh has the looks. Put 500 grams of halved cherry tomatoes and 500 grams of chopped carrots on baking paper (skin down). Spread some olive oil, 2 teaspoons of ras gel haniyt, 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, a pinch of … More Moghrabieh

Cucumber carpaccio

I’m rather unproductive for the moment and try hard not to get frustrated. We are waiting for the finishing touch but, remember, 😉piano piano. I cook in the new kitchen but there is still a lot to reorganize. For healthy food you don’t need complicated recipes. Peel and slice 1 large cucumber thinly. Spread on … More Cucumber carpaccio