For my last birthday, I received “Sweet”, the cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh. Here’s a short review: I. Love. It. Interesting recipes, often with a twist. Very well-explained recipes and a preface that is titled “Our Sugar Manifest”. What’s not to love? It was very hard to decide what to bake first. So…… Continue reading Custard Cookies
Bulgogi, also known as 불고기, is a dish that’s easy to make and gives you great flavour. In Korea, bulgogi is one of the most popular dishes in the country, up to the point there are even bulgogi pizza. It actually just means grilled meat (as I have been told), and there is no real standardized recipe for…… Continue reading Beef bulgogi (불고기) & the art of velveting
I bought some dry roasted peanut butter with the sole intent of making cookies, granola and maybe have a couple of spoons straight out of the jar. Mission accomplished on all three of them. I absolutely love peanut butter cookies, they are so simple but so very good. I’ll keep it short and sweet because…… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies, A Simple Joy
I love cooking elaborately, Breughelian dishes which take hours, where flavours drip off the dish like clots of paint of a modernist painting. Or whatever, the metaphor is lost. Anyway, however much I love to prepare an osso bucco, umpteen types of risotto, lamb shoulders and overnight ramen with pork belly, sometimes I just feel…… Continue reading Thai, spicy, and tasty quick salad.
I miss the Great British Bake Off. I am not even mad anymore that Mary, Sue and Mel have been “replaced”, I am mostly just angry about the fact that we cannot get Channel 4 in Belgium. Those Wednesdays when GBBO (yes I use the abbreviation because I’m both cool and very very lazy) was…… Continue reading Crisps, chocolate and salted peanuts.
Aandd we’re back after a long break! Being on a holiday – you’d think holiday, you’d never believe it if I told you I got up every day at six to surf – made it difficult to write longer pieces of text, especially when you’re in the jungle with hardly any wifi connection. Only connection…… Continue reading Birthday Donuts!
Up until a few weeks ago, I could not scroll down my Facebook feed without seeing some variation of a Kinderchocolate cake. When I was talking about it with some colleagues, I decided I was more than happy to try and make it. I choose the recipe that looked the best, made it and… was…… Continue reading Kinderchocolate Cake