Confit Salmon with Spinach and Tomato by George Calombaris (revisited)

We tried this one before, and it definitely deserved another go. It also was an excellent excuse for getting the sous-vide out the storage again.

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​Aromatic Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Roast Cabbage with Tarragon and Pecorino by Yotam Ottolenghi

This time an Ottolenghi double bill from his Simple cookbook…

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Roasted Vegetable stacks with Goat’s Cheese Pesto

The goat’s cheese pesto alone is worth trying out this veggie recipe… Continue reading “Roasted Vegetable stacks with Goat’s Cheese Pesto”

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash, Pearl Barley and Kale Salad

Unpacking our holiday luggage, we found the little bottle Maple Syrup that we bought in Vermont.

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Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)

With the spring in full swing, it’s time to enjoy some light and easy dinners. Continue reading “Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)”

Nutella & Brie Toastie Sandwich

Once in a while, you come across something on the internet that both repels and attracts at the same time. The combination of Nutella and Brie in a toastie sandwich did it for me.

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Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

Further to my Ramen Bowl with Beef Sirloin post some time ago, I remembered that I should also post my recipe for the best home-made broth for Pho Ga, the Vietnamese chicken noodle soup.  Continue reading “Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)”

Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Marcus Wareing

Recently, I have been cooking from Marcus Wareing’s cookbook, Marcus at Home, which was released in the fall of 2016.

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Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Beet Chips by Thomas Keller

Better late than never. In December Koen and I had a cookout again, and we started with this stunning creamy cauliflower soup with three crispy elements. Continue reading “Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Beet Chips by Thomas Keller”

Ramen Bowl with Marinated Beef Sirloin

This recipe is based on Bill Granger’s, Rice noodle pho with rare beef and star anise, which can be found here.

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French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Time for some weekend indulgence: a pretty epic lunch sandwich, mashing up a Grilled Cheese sandwich and French onion soup!

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Carrot, Pumpkin, Orange and Ginger soup

Carrots and oranges, as well as pumpkin and ginger, are well-known and delicious combinations.

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