Enchilada Lasagna

After having made the enchilada sauce for their Mexican Gnocchi recipe, this time I tried out One Green Planet’s entire recipe for Enchilada Lasagna. Continue reading “Enchilada Lasagna”

Bulgar Wheat and Lentil Salad with Spicy Kale and Feta

As part of my birthday party, I also served this delicious salad based on Sabrina Ghayour’s Warm Salad Of Spiced Kale, Bulgar Wheat And Puy Lentils recipe.

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Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots

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”

Grilled Pasta with Feta

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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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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Roasted Broccoli Soup with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

I admit that broccoli soup didn’t sound very appealing at first, but this one from Daniel Gritzer at Serious Eats turned out really great.   Continue reading “Roasted Broccoli Soup with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds”

Parsnip and Ginger Soup

The “River Cottage Veg” cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall proves to offer a wealth of delicious recipes (i.e. more to follow….)

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Lentil Soup with Gremolata

An easy Italian style lentil soup that is packed with flavour due to ‘gremolata’: a mixture of parsley, lemon zest, garlic and olive oil.

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Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous

I found some fabulous M’Hamsa Couscous (hand rolled and sun-dried for a toasted flavour) and tomato passata from Les Moulins Majoub. Time to get my tajine out and make a stunning veg packed dish! Continue reading “Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous”

Parsnip Soup with Apples and Walnuts

I like root vegetable soups with spices, so when I saw some sunchokes (“aardperen”) in the supermarket I immediately wanted to try them.

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