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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Creamy Brussels Sprout Gratin Dauphinois

Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes, Cream, Cheese + Oven = Delicious Dinner

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Cabbage, Bacon and Potato casserole

Apparently stemming from Polish cuisine, this recipe turned out a huge success. After 40 minutes of oven time, you will be able to tuck in the browned and bubbling wintery dish that will surely bring you some warmth on cold nights. Continue reading “Cabbage, Bacon and Potato casserole”

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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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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Pale Ale Mac ‘n Cheese

Craft beer and Mac ‘n Cheese in one dish? It must be the ultimate hipster food! 😱

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Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

I had a package of fresh chorizo sausages in the fridge. Using them for a delicious bowl of chili seemed a pretty good idea to me!

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Around the World – Isola Della Pizza, Milano, Italy

Simple comfort food that is cooked to perfection!

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Melanzane Alla Parmigiana

Melanzane Alla Parmigiana is definitely in my top 3 of Italian dishes: perfect comfort food. However, it’s a deceivingly simple recipe that is hard to nail.

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