Thai pan seared tuna salad

Sometimes, I like fast cooking because there are other things to do or just because I don’t feel like cooking very elaborately. Of course, I still want a dish packed with taste, that’s why this pan-seared tuna salad with ginger dressing is an excellent choice when you don’t have a lot of time but still…… Continue reading Thai pan seared tuna salad

A tender hymn for tentacles

Last week I was back in Portugal, visiting Lisbon and going for surf in Ericeira. I love the Portuguese cuisine in particular, the mediterranean in general actually. When I go to Portugal, there are two things I must eat. Must is strong, but I mean it, I ain’t going nowhere without having tasted fresh polvo…… Continue reading A tender hymn for tentacles

Little pieces of heaven: Vanilla Cookies

This post will be sweet and short, just like the cookies themselves. The recipe comes from an amazing cookbook gifted to me by our very own Stef. It is extremely comprehensive and extremely pink and filled with amazing patisserie recipes, each one more elaborate than the next. I choose these cookies because I absolutely adore…… Continue reading Little pieces of heaven: Vanilla Cookies

The lactose & glutenfree trip: red beetroot gnocchi

A month ago, I got diagnosed with temporary lactose and gluten intolerance. Needless to say this was a massive blow in the stomach (ha!), since I am an absolute fan of cheese, pasta and pizza for that matter, patisserie for God’s sake. And bread & butter, about which I was so lyrical months ago.  All…… Continue reading The lactose & glutenfree trip: red beetroot gnocchi

Fiori di zucca (stuffed zucchini flowers)

Eggplant or zucchini flowers. The name in English doesn’t sound very elegant, not to me, but maybe I’m biased. I prefer the Italian term fiori di zucca or fiori di zucchini, which actually give the elegant flow the flowers deserve. It’s a dish you don’t find very easily in Belgium, I find. I tasted them…… Continue reading Fiori di zucca (stuffed zucchini flowers)