​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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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​”

Mustardy Cauliflower Cheese by Yotam Ottolenghi

For her birthday, Chantal got Ottolenghi’s latest cookbook, Simple. We already have quite a few recipes that we want to try out. Continue reading “Mustardy Cauliflower Cheese by Yotam Ottolenghi”

Lasagna by Marcus Wareing

Another great recipe from the Marcus at Home cookbook to give our new pasta machine a spin.
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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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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”

Baba Ganoush by Franck Dangereux (The Foodbarn, Noordhoek, South Africa)

When I make Baba Ganoush (roasted aubergine dip), I always use the recipe from French chef Franck Dangereux – of The Foodbarn in Noordhoek, South-Africa – as a basis.

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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”

Sweet Potato Gratin by Yotam Ottolenghi

This recipe from the Plenty More cookbook is based on a dish from Danielle Postma, a South African chef who worked with Ottolenghi in the UK.

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