Courgette and Meatball Tagliatelle

Another easy and light pasta supper!
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Upside Down Blueberry Muffin

As my blueberry cobbler turned out amazing, Stella Parks’ recipe for a huge upside down blueberry muffin I saw over at seriouseats.com was a no brainer!

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Creamy Courgette and Lemon Risotto

I rarely use crème fraîche in a risotto, so I gave this fresh lemony courgette risotto a try.

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Spaghetti with Broccolini, Lemon and Chilli Pepper

I kind of overdid it with the broccolini…

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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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Brussels Sprouts Risotto by Yotam Ottolenghi

To our pleasant surprise, our son announced a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to cook dinner for all of us.

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Pineapple, Mango and Coconut Fool

Nothing better than a fresh yet indulgent dessert (with some very lovely South African dessert wines from Mullineux and Newton Johnson)…

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Courgette Carpaccio Salad

Koen and I had a mini-cookout a couple of weeks ago. ‘Quick and light’ was the motto and we kicked-off with this Courgette Carpaccio starter that is bursting with flavor!

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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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Burger Week: #7: Wagyu Burger with Truffle and Egg

Burger Week at Arcisfoodblog comes to an end. This is the last of 7 posts on some of the more remarkable burgers I “encountered” in the past couple of months. It was really my pleasure. 😇 Continue reading “Burger Week: #7: Wagyu Burger with Truffle and Egg”

Edamame and Soba Noodle Salad

Believe it or not, but the inspiration for this dish actually comes from a vegetarian cookbook from IKEA that we got over 15 years ago.
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Chickpea, Shrimp and Chorizo Salad

I was initially a bit hesitant about the combination of ingredients and flavors for this chickpea salad, but it turned out super tasty.

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