Year: 2019

Taco's

Best guacamole ever!

When I was young and inexperienced I used to buy these packets of herbs and seasonings to make guacamole. Then, years later, I opened a Mexican restaurant and learned that making guacamole is so easy, that it is absolutely crazy to buy these packets. So here is our recipe. From now on, I hope you […]

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Soups
Vegetarian and vegan recipes

Pumpkin soup, recommended Fall recipe

I just read an article about Ayurveda, the 5000 year old Indian health pholosophy. It said that pumpkin is the perfect food for the autumn, because our bodies need warmth and serotonin to get ready for winter. And that is exactly what pumpkin does for us. So get cooking!

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Fish and seafood

Pasta with garlic and shrimps

I love one-pot cooking. Saves a lot of bother with the washing up, and it always gives me a really cozy, homely feeling. Great for campsite cooking also. This pasta is a favourite in our home.

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Cakes and desserts

Plum cake with streusel

Autumn is here and plums are everywhere. Last week I got 5 kilo’s at the market for 1 euro! What to do? A couple of jars of plum jam and a few of these delicious cakes in the freezer!

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Breakfast

My favourite breakfast, and pretty healthy too!

This is my favourite breakfast. For Valentines day, I use a heartshaped wafflemaker, to surprise my love. The rest of the year, it is just regular shaped waffles, no less delicious.

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Vegetarian and vegan recipes

Vegetarian cheeseburger

Vegetarian burgers are very trendy nowadays. Almost every restaurant has one on the menu. But I find most creations disapointing, I must say. Not this one though! Cheesy, crispy and simple. And perfect for tailoring to your own tastes. Use spices in the patties, or use different toppings, whatever you like. And for the non-vegetarians: […]

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Cakes and desserts

Elegant and delicious dessert

(This recipe is in autumn theme.) I just came back from Greece. It was absolutely lovely. The weather, the sea, the people, the remains of ancient cultures….. I love it. And of course the food. Not very refined, more rustic but always fresh and with lovely ingredients. And of course the famous Mediterranean diet. I […]

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Soups

Broccoli Zucchini Soup

A nice, creamy and nutritious soup. My kids absolutely love it, even though they detest both zucchini and mushrooms! And as a mom, I take great pleasure in the fact that, without them knowing it, we eat a whopping 300 grams of veggies per person with this dish. Serve with some nice bread and you […]

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