Mac ‘n Greens by Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson’s funky fusion cuisine usually results in very tasty recipes, as was the case with his Mac ‘n Greens.

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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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Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Marcus Wareing

Recently, I have been cooking from Marcus Wareing’s cookbook, Marcus at Home, which was released in the fall of 2016.

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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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Spaghetti with Broccolini, Lemon and Chilli Pepper

I kind of overdid it with the broccolini…

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French Onion Soup (revisited)

Another zen moment for me during very hectic weeks at work: making your own classic French onion soup.

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Creamy Brussels Sprout Gratin Dauphinois

Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes, Cream, Cheese + Oven = Delicious Dinner

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

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!!

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Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots

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”