French Onion Soup (revisited)

Another zen moment for me during very hectic weeks at work: making your own classic French onion soup.

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Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna

I followed the suggestion to make a double portion as it was advertised by Daniel Gritzer of seriouseats.com as an epic vegetarian sauce. Continue reading “Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna”

Avocado, Pesto and Mozzarella Crostini (revisited)

Yup, this delicious sandwich finished with fried sage leaves from Love & Lemon is becoming a staple for lunch at our house…

Burgers @ Nescio Café & Bar (Generator Hostel), Amsterdam

It has been close to 2 decades that we set foot in a hostel, but we recently ended up in one for lunch. Continue reading “Burgers @ Nescio Café & Bar (Generator Hostel), Amsterdam”

Various Burgers @Burgermeester, Amsterdam

I think that now I can safely admit that the New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 went overboard on January 3… Continue reading “Various Burgers @Burgermeester, Amsterdam”

Brussels Sprouts Risotto by Ottolenghi

To our pleasant surprise, our son announced a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to cook dinner for all of us.

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Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Pancetta and Wilted Watercress

On the never-ending search for easy and delicious weekday dinners for the whole family, we stumbled on this gem.

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!

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Courgette Carpaccio Salad

Koen and I had a mini-cookout a couple of weeks ago. ‘Quick and light’ was the motto and we kicked-off with this Courgette Carpaccio starter that is bursting with flavour!

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