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”

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Ragù Bolognese

Why, oh why, didn’t I try this one before?? Hearty Bolognese Sauce covered in a creamy layer of crispy crusted mac ‘n’ cheese! Hmmm…. ultimate comfort food!

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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”

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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Grilled Pasta with Feta by Yotam Ottolenghi

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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Burger Week: #2: Pancetta Cheeseburger with Monkey Gland Sauce

Carrying on with Burger Week at Arcisfoodblog: 7 posts on some of the more remarkable burgers I “encountered” in the past couple of months; either homemade or in restaurants.

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Orecchiette with Mushrooms, Sweetcorn and Bacon

An easy weekday supper based on the Orecchiette with Corn, Bacon & Parmesan recipe I found over at thebrookcook.

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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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Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

I had a package of fresh chorizo sausages in the fridge. Using them for a delicious bowl of chili seemed a pretty good idea to me!

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