creamy date snack with smoked mackerel

For the Easter menu, I had to prepare some snacks. This was a real hit, a combination of dates, Icelandic skyr and smoked mackerel. But it worked perfectly! Skyr is an Icelandic dairy product between cheese and yoghurt. I found the inspiration for the recipe on the dutch website of ekoplaza. Ingredients (for app. 20…

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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…

pancakes with vanilla cream

This recipe was on my “to-do” list for a long time already. I found it on a German website.  It is ideal for a cold winter afternoon to keep a warm feeling. Ingredients (6 portions): for the pancakes: 1 egg 300 ml of milk 130 grams of flour 70 grams of sugar 2 tablespoons of…

Capelletti con passata

This is a very easy pasta recipe I made the first time long ago. A few quality ingredients in the right mixture create a great and simple vegetarian recipe. Ingredients (4 persons): 400ml pasata (sifted tomatoes) 6 tablespoons of dry white wine 150 ml of cream 500 grams of capelletti fresh basil Parmesan cheese pepper…

creole stew

This is one of my favourites that I made already back in 2007. The combination of pork tenderloin, simple sausages, olives and capers was very interesting and surprising. It is like creole, which can be understood as a mixture of local culture and foreign influences. Ingredients (4 persons): 600 grams of pork tenderloin about 200…

stuffed eggplant with minced poultry

I found this recipe some time ago on mylifecookbook. I wanted to make it for some time already, and today was the day. Below is my version of this great eggplant recipe. Ingredients (for 2 persons): 1 eggplant 100 grams of Greek pasta or risoni 200 grams of minced poultry 1 chili pepper 1 small…

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…