Tuna and Coconut Ceviche

It is so incredibly tasty, I think that we have a new favourite way to prepare our tuna steaks!   Continue reading “Tuna and Coconut Ceviche”

Ahi Poke (Hawaiian Fresh Tuna and Seaweed Salad)

Oh, the fun we had when we said to the kids that we would be eating Poke Bowls for dinner…

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Burger Week: #6: Haddock Grill Club, Amstelveen

Recently, a number of new restaurants were opened in the old center of Amstelveen. One of them is Haddock Grill Club (Stationsstraat 9).  Continue reading “Burger Week: #6: Haddock Grill Club, Amstelveen”

Chickpea, Shrimp and Chorizo Salad

I was initially a bit hesitant about the combination of ingredients and flavours for this chickpea salad, but it turned out super tasty.

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Peperonata with Pearl Couscous and Cod

This is a take on peperonata, the classic mediterranean bell pepper stew. An ideal light dish for (hot) summer days.

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Herb Crusted Grilled Tuna Steak with Tabouleh and Baby Potatoes

As mentioned before, this is my go-to preparation for tuna steaks. It never disappoints!

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Confit Salmon with Spinach and Tomato by George Calombaris

A couple of weeks ago Koen and I had another cookout. We needed a starter that was relatively low maintenance and I wanted to try something new with the sousvide. This recipe is from George Calombaris fit the bill nicely as I hadn’t cooked fish in it before.

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Grilled Encrusted Tuna Steak with Sautéed Spinach and Samphire

This coriander and basil encrusted tuna steak is based on a recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 2002 cookbook “The Naked Chef”  Continue reading “Grilled Encrusted Tuna Steak with Sautéed Spinach and Samphire”

Latkes with Smoked Salmon / Mollydooker’s Carnival of Love Shiraz

This Saturday we went over to Koen and Erica’s for dinner and to taste one fabulous shiraz from Mollydooker wineries that he picked up at Aixvinum in Aachen, Germany whilst on holidays “in the neighbourhood”. I suspected that their whole holiday was actually planned by Koen around this, but it actually wasn’t…. Continue reading “Latkes with Smoked Salmon / Mollydooker’s Carnival of Love Shiraz”