Ha, I said I was especially going to focus on main courses and appetizers and I am but I am also not. Cooking has become an even bigger part of my daily routine than before, which means I have tons of recipes and dishes to share with all of you. This, of course, makes the…… Continue reading Pecan & Bacon Brownie
So. Matt Preston. I love reading his articles and I love watching him on Australian Masterchef. So of course, when I saw a cook book by his hand, I had to have it. Honestly, it’s worth buying for his writing alone, he is very knowledgeable about food and it is a pleasure to read. That’s not…… Continue reading Millionaire’s Shortbread (with Salted Caramel)
When I’m not cooking, I love to go to restaurants to try out new things, in different cities and as much as possible. Ribs & barbecue meat, most of us tend to be seduced by a succulent rack of ribs, or a nice thumb-thick steak. Preferably with fries? Maybe… yes. And do also bring a…… Continue reading Sticky Fingers Antwerp: Three times a charm?
Are you ready for this? Lavender. Cupcakes. No, it will not taste like soap and no, it will not feel like you are sticking your face in a bouquet of flowers. The flavour is, luckily, much more subtle than that. I actually took the cupcakes into work with me and asked my colleagues to guess what…… Continue reading Lavender Cupcakes
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
Slightly unpopular opinion: I don’t like summer. To be more clear, I do not like temperatures above 23°C. I am not built for it and I cannot handle it. Also, I am as pale as snow so I burn within 15 minutes without some proper sun protection. Personally, I think that the terms “good” and…… Continue reading Lime & Coconut Cake
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