Another zen moment for me during very hectic weeks at work: making your own classic French onion soup.
Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes, Cream, Cheese + Oven = Delicious Dinner
Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!
Potato based stews are definitely a staple in Dutch cuisine (curly kale, endive and sauerkraut are the most popular), but this stew made with root vegetables, lentils. The boozy shallots/gravy is absolutely incredible too. A must try winter dish! Continue reading “Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots”
I was looking for a ragu bolognese in Tom Kerridge’s cookbook Best Ever Dishes and found this interesting lasagna recipe. Continue reading “Lasagna by Tom Kerridge”
Served with mashed potatoes and minted peas and mushrooms. A rather British supper.
For Chantal’s birthday party, I made some Scotch eggs with a delicious herby dipping sauce. This is the meaty version, I will post the veggie one later this week.
Moments after the kids started digging in, they paused and – almost in unison – said: “wow, this is good”. I spontaneously got a 9.5 out of 10 and the constructive feedback that “a 10 out of 10 was well within reach if I added more cheese”. Smartasses… Continue reading “Orzo with Tomato, Red Pepper, Grana Padano and Thyme Infused Oil”
When the grown ups indulge in culinary experimentation, it’s always a challenge to make something easy and more suitable for the kids. This time they were quite vocal about it and demanded Mac ‘n Cheese! Luckily, I had this version by Marco Pierre White still in my culinary bucket list. Continue reading “Mac ‘n Cheese by Marco Pierre White”