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”

Mexican Gnocchi and Guacamole

The perfect weekday comfort food: Potato gnocchi in a creamy Mexican spiced sauce! Continue reading “Mexican Gnocchi and Guacamole”

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”

Carrot, Pumpkin, Orange and Ginger soup

Carrots and oranges, as well as pumpkin and ginger, are well-known and delicious combinations.

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Fattoush bread salad

A fattoush is a Middle Eastern bread salad made from toasted or fried pieces of pita bread or stale flatbreads combined with mixed rustic chopped greens and other vegetables. Again, ideal for summer dinners! Continue reading “Fattoush bread salad”

Spaghetti with Broccolini, Lemon and Chilli Pepper

I kind of overdid it with the broccolini…

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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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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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Spinach, Mint and Pea Soup

Vibrant green and healthy veg packed soup that is really easy to make to boot.

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Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna

I followed the suggestion to make a double portion as it was advertised by Daniel Gritzer of seriouseats.com as an epic vegetarian sauce. Continue reading “Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna”

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”