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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Blueberry Cobbler by Thomas Keller

Our dessert from the cookout that Koen & I had in December.
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Beef Stroganoff by Thomas Keller

This was the pièce de résistance from the Ad Hoc At Home cookout that Koen and I had in December: Beef Stroganoff.

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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”

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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Broccoli & Chicken Pasta Alfredo Oven-bake

Inspired by a recipe I found over at Tastes Lovely, I made a fabulous oven-bake with pan-fried broccoli, chicken, farfalle pasta and a delicious homemade creamy alfredo sauce. Continue reading “Broccoli & Chicken Pasta Alfredo Oven-bake”

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Ragù Bolognese

Why, oh why, didn’t I try this one before?? Hearty Bolognese Sauce covered in a creamy layer of crispy crusted mac ‘n’ cheese! Hmmm…. ultimate comfort food!

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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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Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Tomatoes and Herb Oil by Yotam Ottolenghi

Final recipe from our week trying out Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook!

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Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots by Yotam Ottolenghi

Potato based stews are definitely a staple in Dutch cuisine (curly kale, endive, and sauerkraut are the most popular), but this stew made with root vegetables, lentils. The boozy shallots/gravy is absolutely incredible too. A must-try winter dish!  Continue reading “Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots by Yotam Ottolenghi”

Tagliatelle with Walnuts and Lemon by Yotam Ottolenghi

We took Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook from the bookshelf and in no time we found several vegetarian recipes to give a try.

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Macaroni and Cauliflower Bake With Two Cheeses by Gordon Ramsay

Okay, okay, Gordon Ramsay’s original recipe had 3 kinds of cheese, but it was unfortunately not possible to get my hands on Lancashire and Cheshire cheeses here in Holland. 🧀

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