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mini fried eggs

This is the question of the day: how do you make three mini fried eggs out of one normal chicken egg?

Tasty lukewarm chickpea salad

I love chickpeas, and with only 15 minutes of work and only a few main ingredients everybody can make this. I used cherry tomatoes in three different colours (yellow, red, dark red). Additionally come two small chopped red onions and cilantro, also finely chopped. If you don’t like the taste of cilantro, you may use […]

Machineless homemade vanilla ice

I never thought of making ice cream at home. Too much work, and I didn’t want to invest in a machine that I only use occasionally. But once more, the weather is terribly hot, and then a cool ice cream sounds very tasty. And then I found the recipe from Emmi kocht einfach to make […]

Fish stew with green and white asparagus

The asparagus season is almost coming to an end. This fish stew with green and white asparagus is my surprising asparagus recipe for this year. The inspiration to combine a fish stew with green and white asparagus comes from a Belgian site, 15gram.be. You can make many variations, and this is what came out of […]

delicious summer smoked mackerel salad

This delicious summer smoked mackerel salad was the starter for the Easter menu. The summerly weather was perfect for this refreshing starter. It is a combination of smoked mackerel with apples. I brought them to taste with pickles, capers, lemon juice and mayonnaise.

Refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon

I was looking for creative recipe inspiration to make with a polenta leftover I still had in my kitchen. On Homemadeandyummy I found a vibrant cake recipe with polenta. It became a complete leftover cake, with also rests of almond powder and coconut rasp: a refreshing polenta coconut cake with lemon. The lemon coconut combination […]

Stew with pointed cabbage and Schupfnudel

Last week I made this stew with pointed cabbage and Schupfnudel. It is very easy and you need less than 30 minutes to make it. I used minced beef to make this stew. The two other main ingredients may require some additional information.

Fluffy lemon curd mousse

this delicious lemon curd mousse with red fruits is so easy, has a surprising taste and can be made in less than 10 minutes. You can serve it immediately, or prepare it and keep it in the fridge.

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts is an appetizer I made last weekend when we celebrated some birthdays in the family. Three simple ingredients, in an easy combination, not more, not less. That’s all you need to make everybody happy.

vegetarian gnocchi with yellow bell pepper

Vegetarian gnocchi with yellow bell pepper is a wonderful easy and surprising recipe, vegetarian and yellow for the first fasting Friday and the International Women’s Day.

cinnamon butter gnocchi

Cinnamon butter gnocchi is an Italian carnival recipe I found on “the pasta project“. It is so special and surprising I had to try this for myself. And as carnival is happening right now, it was the ideal week to make it. This is a traditional recipe from the Veneto region in the North of […]

Dutch mini buckwheat pancakes with banana and blueberries

Dutch mini buckwheat pancakes are a great start for a great weekend. Dutch mini pancakes, also called “poffertjes” are on my to-do list for a while already. I was thinking of how to use the leftover buckwheat flour from the Christmas blinis I made, and I think this was the ideal breakfast to do so.

Surprising carrot orange ginger soup

Carrot orange ginger soup is a real surprising combination. When I saw this on yayforfood, I knew immediately I had to make this. I would never have the idea to add orange juice to a soup, but it tastes wonderful with the carrots and the ginger. It gives some freshness and compensates for the more […]

Healthy lukewarm green Greek pasta salad

This healthy lukewarm green Greek pasta salad is so easy for a healthy and fast lunch when you have no time. Last weekend I was with my parents, as they suddenly had an unplanned appointment just before lunch. No problem, I can take over and then it is ready when you come back. I am […]

Duo of healthy dip sauces

This duo of healthy dip sauces is perfect to start a dinner with your guests. They are healthy and easy to make. It gives you appetite for the rest of the dinner, and activates the stomach. This is exactly what appetizers should do. Duo means that we have two different dip sauces that are very […]

chicken chowmein

Chicken chowmein is a nepales/chinese wok recipe that one of my favourite dishes when I am on Holiday in Nepal. You will find it mainly in restaurants with Tibetan or Buddhist owners. There is not one specific recipe, but you are free to experiment yourself. Below you will find my version of it. Another one […]

yummy snack with gingerbread apple and wild p t

I like to be surprised by a recipe, and this one surely does: three ingredients with a totally different background that you would use for totally different occasions. But together they make a surprising combination that works very well. A perfect match for surprising recipes.

celery snack with roquefort and walnut

I like surprising combinations, and celery with roquefort was a very intriguing match I had to try out. Instead of walnuts you can also use pecans, depending on what you like and what is available. I mixed the roquefort with skyr to create the right consistency. Skyr is an Icelandic product, somewhere between yoghurt and […]

vegetarian chickpea curry

Vegetarian chickpea curry is a delicious, healthy and easy recipe to recover from the big festivities for Christmas and New Year. I was visiting friends, and apparently half of Flanders received the new book of Pascale Naessens as a Christmas present : “nog eenvoudiger met 4 ingredienten” / “even simpler with 4 ingredients“. They proposed […]

Tuscan linguine with scallops and spinach cream

Tuscan linguine with scallops and spinach cream is an easy Italian combination of pasta and fish. The mediterranean kitchen is so easy and tasteful. Recently I made linguine alla puttanesca and the very popular Sicilian tuna with baked capers. No one has to be convinced how delicious scallops are. I made them once on Sylvester […]