Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)

With the spring in full swing, it’s time to enjoy some light and easy dinners. Continue reading “Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)”

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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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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Brussels Sprouts Risotto by 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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Pasta with Creamy Leek Sauce and Walnuts

We tried Marley Spoon again for a couple of weeks but in the end postponed it again as the recipes we chose were generally not a success. However, this one was pretty darn good!

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Fusilli with Pancetta, Shiitake Mushrooms and Wilted Greens

When we returned from holidays and were still battling jetlag, we wanted some simple one-pot meals. This pasta dish recipe from Yasmin Fahr over at seriouseats.com only needed minimal shopping, cooking and washing up. A perfect fit. Continue reading “Fusilli with Pancetta, Shiitake Mushrooms and Wilted Greens”

“Rochefort 10” Ice Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream

This Rochefort 10 ice cream is based on a recipe I found on the Belgian foodblog Hot Cuisine de Pierre. It’s a very nice beer and the idea of making ice cream with it is sheer genius…

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Grilled Encrusted Tuna Steak with Sautéed Spinach and Samphire

This coriander and basil encrusted tuna steak is based on a recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 2002 cookbook “The Naked Chef”  Continue reading “Grilled Encrusted Tuna Steak with Sautéed Spinach and Samphire”

Gnocchi with Courgette, Mascarpone and Spring Onions

A really quick week-day dinner and a nice new way to eat gnocchi as we usually have them pan-fried with a sage/butter sauce or with some tomato sauce from the oven. Continue reading “Gnocchi with Courgette, Mascarpone and Spring Onions”