caramelised potatoes

Caramelized potatoes is an Islandic (or Scandinavian) recipe that might be a very interesting idea for a Christmas menu. It gives a different, festive taste to the potatoes that everyone will appreciate very much. I found it some times ago when I was making Fiskasúpa. Ingredients: 500 grams potatoes 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 1 tablespoon…

steak ratatouille

This is an own creation: A tasty steak with a combination of vegetables in two different ways. Ingredients (4 persons): 4 steaks 500 grams of potatoes 5 large carrots 2 bell peppers 1 zucchini 250 grams of mushrooms 4 tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 1 onion Directions: Peel the potatoes and the carrots and cut them…

Greek moussaka

The best way to support the Greek economy is to make greek dishes and then drink greek wine along with them.  So I went for the greek national dish moussaka to accompany the wine. Ingredients: 500 grams of potatoes Olive oil 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 400 grams of ground beef Dried oregano…

brussels sprouts against cancer

I originally found this recipe in a booklet from “Kom op tegen kanker“, a flemish initiative to raise awareness funds against cancer. It is a typical flemish autumn dish, healthy and easy to make.  My original version in dutch can be found here. Ingredients (4 persons): 1 kg brussels sprouts 600gr potatoes 500gr minced poultry…