Tagliatelle with chicken, zucchini and buffalo mozzarella

Yesterday I was thinking about what to eat when I saw this recipe from Jeroen Meus in “dagelijkse kost”. As I love his easy and delicious recipes, the decision was made very fast to bring a little bit of Italy into my winter. Ingredients (2 persons): 200 grams of chicken fillet (or chicken cubes) 100…

omelet with bacon strips

a simple 15 min recipe, that I made years ago to valuate some leftovers from previous days. You can get creative with additional spices or vegetables. Ingredients: 2 eggs 100 gr bacon strips some garlic cloves spices up to taste: pepper, salt, oregano, cherry tomatoes, basilicum, …   Method: Cut the garlic cloves and bake…

Bacon pancake with syrup

Recently, after an intensive running exercise, I was in the mood for something savoury. I had eaten this pancake before somewhere else, and I wanted to try this at home. Ingredients (4 pancakes): 15 grams of yeast 6 dl of milk 300 grams of flour some salt 150 grams of bacon or ham syrup to…

persimmon smoothie

My second persimmon recipe, a fruit I used for the first time a few months ago. Last time, I made a filled persimmon, now I poured the persimmon, … in glasses of famous Belgian beers: Petrus, Mort subite, De Koninck. Despite this alcoholic product placement 😉 the smoothie itself is free of alcohol and fully…

oven dish with chicory and leek

During this cold and unpleasant winter weather, a hot and tasteful oven dish may bring some energy to survive these dark days. Though it is simple, it requires some preparation. But besides that, it is super easy. Ingredients: 2 pieces chicory 1 stem of leek 200 grams minced beef 400 grams potatoes 1 red onion…

smoked chicken with avocado

I made this starter long ago, back in 2007, for the first time. Meanwhile it is quite easy to buy an avocado you can use immediately.  I remember back then I always bought them one week in advance so they could get ready for usage. You can find the dutch version here.  I have the original…

2017: most visited surprising recipes

Most often, I look forward. But with a new year on the counter, I wanted to look back to see which recipes had a lot of visits, certainly as the blog was intensified in the 2nd half of the year. So, please have an overview here of the 10 most visited recipes on my blog….

chicory salad with autumn fruits

I love chicory, and like asparagus, you have to eat it in the appropriate season, autumn and winter in this case. I made already many recipes with it, but this variation is a real recommendation for January, to compensate for the overload of calories you had in December. The goal of the recipe is to…

almond thins with mozzarella, fig compote and Ganda ham

We had this appetizer on New Years Eve with friends. The original of the recipe is posted on the website of the famous Belgian artisan cookies of Jules Destrooper. You can make it in many variations. Ingredients: Almond thins of Jules Destrooper buffel mozzarella some slices of Ganda ham 100 gr fresh figs 80 gr sugar…

pineapple marzipan cake

This is one of my real favorite cakes for the autumn. the combination of pineapple and marzipan works very well. Ingredients for a cake mold with a diameter of 26 cm: 200 grams of marzipan 5 eggs 175 grams of butter 175 grams of sugar 1 pack of vanilla sugar 1 pack of baking powder…

eggnog

During this period of the year, you might already have been overloaded with Glühwein, Glögg, or lots of other Christmas drinks. To create a different taste, this is a very easy and versatile alternative. You can serve it warm or cold and with so many variations in spices, just great! Ingredients (for 2 glasses, be…

Ratatouillesoup with tortellini

I found this recipe back in 2006 in a magazine. Since then, it is one of my classics for cold winter days. I posted it on my dutch blog back in 2007 already, it was one of my first recipes. Now also for non-dutch speaking people 🙂 Ingredients: 2 cloves of garlic 1 (small) zucchini…