Confit Salmon with Spinach and Tomato by George Calombaris (revisited)

We tried this one before, and it definitely deserved another go. It also was an excellent excuse for getting the sous-vide out the storage again.

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​Aromatic Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Roast Cabbage with Tarragon and Pecorino by Yotam Ottolenghi

This time an Ottolenghi double bill from his Simple cookbook…

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Courgette and Rice Cheese Gratin

When I could finally use our oven again, one of the first things I tried was this very straightforward oven bake with courgette and delicious crispy cheese cover.

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Roasted Vegetable stacks with Goat’s Cheese Pesto

The goat’s cheese pesto alone is worth trying out this veggie recipe… Continue reading “Roasted Vegetable stacks with Goat’s Cheese Pesto”

Mustardy Mac ‘n Cheese with Balsamic roasted​ Brussels Sprouts

After having tried out Cavolo Nero and Bok Choi, Spinach, Cauliflower, and Broccoli in the past, it was now time for Brussels Sprouts to add a hint of healthiness to a Mac ‘n Cheese or Pasta Alfredo type of dish.

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Baked Ratatouille with Goat’s Cheese

With autumn in full swing, oven bakes are definitely my favorite type of meal. Continue reading “Baked Ratatouille with Goat’s Cheese”

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash, Pearl Barley and Kale Salad

Unpacking our holiday luggage, we found the little bottle Maple Syrup that we bought in Vermont.

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Courgette and Meatball Tagliatelle

Another easy and light pasta supper!
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Pasta alla Checca

An easy and colorful pasta salad with loads of fresh raw ingredients.

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Risotto with Roasted Rosemary Butternut Squash and Shallots

Actually, this one is inspired by a vegetable roast side dish for Christmas dinner…
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Shallot and Mushroom Oven Risotto by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Finally, an oven risotto that is spot on!

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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”