Pasta with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes

Pasta with Pesto Genovese is an Italian dish that we all had a million times; delicious, but always some plain pasta and pesto. Nevertheless, I was quite surprised learning that in native Liguria the dish is typically served with green beans and… potatoes!?!

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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 flavour!

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Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Tomatoes and Herb Oil

Final recipe from our week trying out Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook!

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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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Spanakoriso by George Calombaris + Spanakoriso Arancini

I also got George Calombaris’ new cookbook Greek for my birthday. 😀

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Chickpea, Shrimp and Chorizo Salad

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

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Asparagus, Pea and Fennel Risotto with Chopped Pistachios

Not too many changes were made to this fennel risotto recipe I posted last year. The original was already really tasty, but I decided to add a bunch of griddled green asparagus and fresh peas. Consequently, a really nice summer risotto chuck full or veggies. Continue reading “Asparagus, Pea and Fennel Risotto with Chopped Pistachios”

Peperonata with Pearl Couscous and Cod

This is a take on peperonata, the classic mediterranean bell pepper stew. An ideal light dish for (hot) summer days.

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