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!
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?
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 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
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)
Healthy desserts, they are always tricky. They tend to be good up to a certain point, but they’re never the real deal. Anyone who’s ever made a healthy equivalent of a dessert will know what I’m talking about, no? You’ve all heard about the healthy cheesecake, or the two-ingredient ice cream which isn’t ice cream at…… Continue reading Absolute horror: healthy mousse au chocolat