watermelon strawberry salad

Watermelon strawberry salad is an ideal dish for these terribly hot summer days. It is light, healthy, extraordinary tasteful and the fruits contain a lot of liquid, you need this during these days. I found the original of this recipe as “watermelon caprese” on insolence and wine, a blog that specialises in the combination of…

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asparagus chicken-curry spring cocktail

I made this asparagus cocktail a few years ago, found the inspiration on a dutch website. It is a very surprising combination with chicken and orange in a Bulgarian curry enriched with sherry and curry.

Hummus bil tahini

In 2008 I have been on Holiday in Jordan. A great country with warm people really wanting to help you, and not ripping of tourists. We visited many traditional sites and could enjoy delicious mezzes. On my way back I had a cookbook in my luggage with the best Jordan recipes.

One of them is hummus, which I still make a lot in summer and when I have guests.

delicious banana canapés

This surprising appetizer with bananas and is a great combination tastes: sweet, bitter, spicy, … Ingredients: 250 grams of ripe bananas 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of rum a little bit of salt a pinch of cayenne pepper white baguette chester cheese Method: Preheat the oven to 250 °C. Peel and crush the…

quail eggs tonnato

Everybody knows vitello tonnato, the famous starter with veal and tuna fish sauce. For the Easter menu, I created this combination with quail eggs and tuna fish as a starter. Ingredients (for 8 persons): 2 cans of tuna fish 1 can of anchovies 8 pieces of sun-dried tomatoes in oil small capers 16 quail eggs…

mini cheeseburgers from Brussels sprouts

Just before the end of the winter season, I´d like to share this very special combination of Brussels sprouts, brie, onion marmelade and crispy bacon. And, above all, it is easy to make. The most complex part is to make the burgers at the end. I found the inspiration at delish. Ingredients: brussels sprouts (depending…

flemish asparagus

The asparagus season is almost there. Time to start thinking about how to eat these lovely vegetables. Fast, surprisingly easy and very delicious is this flemish way to make them. You can make it as a starter or a lunch. Ingredients (2 persons): 500 gr asparagus 2 eggs a bunch of parsley 100 gr butter…

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…

lukewarm pumpkin salad

Autumn is the season for pumpkin recipes. I found the inspiration for this one on Lovenourish. I especially like the combination of pumpkin and chickpeas. Ingredients: one third of a butternut squash. 100 grams of chickpeas 1 red onion 50 grams of sun-dried tomatoes 100 grams of feta cheese a handful of finely cut fresh…