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)

Pasta Vongole, a fast & easy classic

Well, these two days of summer weather really brought out the worst in me. I feel like cooking and baking everything, but that’s not really possible, now is it? Since I’d like to share the summer feeling I have myself, I decided to make a pasta vongole. Why? 1. I’ve made dessert last week and…… Continue reading Pasta Vongole, a fast & easy classic