Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (October 2019)

A special truffle dinner! Continue reading “Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (October 2019)”

Around the World – Vancouver, Canada – Hawksworth Restaurant (July 2019)

Our lunch at Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant during our summer holiday in British Columbia surely warranted a separate post!

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Cabbage with Ginger Cream and Szechuan Chili Oil by Yotam Ottolenghi

The other brilliant dish I tried from “Yotam Ottolenghi’s fusion feast” column in The Guardian. Continue reading “Cabbage with Ginger Cream and Szechuan Chili Oil by Yotam Ottolenghi”

‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi

His recipe column in The Guardian recently had some experimental fusion dishes under the moniker “Yotam Ottolenghi’s fusion feast”, so what did I do: I combined elements of two of these dishes… Continue reading “‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi”

Restaurant ​Jaimie van Heije – Ouderkerk a/d Amstel (June 2019)

Time for the summer installment of #jaimiestuesdaytestkitchen!

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Around the World – Lanzarote (part 2)

Looking back on our holidays in Lanzarote, there were 3 main characteristics of Lanzarote: Lava, great food and drinks and César Manrique. Continue reading “Around the World – Lanzarote (part 2)”

​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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Courgette and Rice Cheese Gratin

When I could finally use our oven again, one of the first things I tried was this very straightforward oven bake with courgette and delicious crispy cheese cover.

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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”

Mustardy Mac ‘n Cheese with Balsamic roasted​ Brussels Sprouts

After having tried out Cavolo Nero and Bok Choi, Spinach, Cauliflower, and Broccoli in the past, it was now time for Brussels Sprouts to add a hint of healthiness to a Mac ‘n Cheese or Pasta Alfredo type of dish.

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Fennel, Lemon and Pistachio​ Risotto

With half of our induction hobs and our oven out of order for about a month (grrr), I had to become quite creative in one-pot cooking.

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Soba noodle salad with Lime, Cardamom and Avocado by Ottolenghi​

Yotam Ottolenghi never ceases to amaze with recipes whereby just 1 ingredient makes a total difference. Continue reading “Soba noodle salad with Lime, Cardamom and Avocado by Ottolenghi​”