Super fresh, super easy

Donna Hay has a new book ‘everyday fresh’. Thanks to I get the vibe and inspiration to prepare vegetables in another surprising way. When I was a child I hated white cabbage, the texture, the smell and the boring combination with bechamel sauce. Gradually I discovered other combinations which made this cheap and healthy … More Super fresh, super easy

Salted capres

Desperately waiting for my new kitchen I cook from day to day now. On the 14th of August the kitchen furniture has been installed. The following day we discovered a wet wall outside. Our plumber made a few holes in the wall hoping to discover the problem. The problem is discovered and solved now but … More Salted capres

Cauliflower risotto

Eline loves risotto. I prefer something different every day. Cauliflower has never been a protagonist in one of the risottos before. Cut a medium sized cauliflower in smaller pieces. Put on baking paper. Add 1 table spoon of curry powder, 1 table spoon of fennel seeds. Spread some oil. Bake in the oven at 200° … More Cauliflower risotto

Something small, something cute, something tasty, something easy

For 3 portions, start with 3 small round courgettes. Cut of the upper part, remove the inside. Chop and fry 1 garlic clove and the inside of the courgettes. Mix with a pinch of peperoncino powder, 100 grams of ricotta, 30 grams of breadcrumb, 2 table spoons of chopped wild fennel and the zeste of … More Something small, something cute, something tasty, something easy

I love eggs

Boiled, sunny side up, scrambled, poached,…. what a creative ingredient. Since we cannot be spoiled anymore by Janny’s (our dear cleaning lady for more than 25 years in Belgium) chicken, I try to make the best selection. The frittata today is a large portion, and thus, lunch-included for the following dat. Chop and fry 1 … More I love eggs

Roasted cauliflower, bulgur, pistacio nuts and fresh ricotta cheese

For 2p cut a small cauliflower in little roses. Boil 120 grams of bulgur. Mix the cauliflower with the bulgur, 1 table spoon of ras el hanout, 70 grams of grinded pistacios, 3 table spoons of chopped dried fruit (cranberries, apricots, dates,raisins…), 4 chopped garlic cloves, 6 table spoons of olive oil. Bake in the … More Roasted cauliflower, bulgur, pistacio nuts and fresh ricotta cheese

Flat puff pastry

Once you have eaten a pizza in Napoli, you will rarely reach the same level of pizza dough at home.That’s why I prefer to work with puff pastry instead, thin and cripsy. For 2 p  cover 1 puff pastry (I prefer the square ones) with a mixture of 150 grams of ricotta, 2 chopped garlic … More Flat puff pastry