greek tuna fish starter

This was the first ever recipe I posted on my dutch blog “gerechtenweb“, back already in 2007. I rediscovered it recently, and decided to translate it in English also. Ingredients: 200 gr tuna (fresh is the best, canned is also ok) 4 pickles about 15 black stoned olives (green is also good, but black tastes…

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…

strawberry arugula summer salad

Though the hot summer days still have to come (at least, let up hope) this starter or easy lunch might compensate and bring the sun in the house. Ingredients: strawberries cherry tomatoes walnuts avocado arugula salad 30 ml honey vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil pepper, salt Method: Heat the vinegar and the olive oil in…

Duck with Hasselback potatoes and a salad of chicory and roasted figs

More or less by accident I created a potential Sylvestermenu today.  It started with a recipe for roasted figs with chicory I saw.  The combination watched my interest and I wanted to make it immediately. but as it is a side dish, I needed something to go along with it. Recently I made Hasselback potatoes,…

salad of chicory and roasted figs

I saw this salad today on cook together. an interesting combination, and as I love chicory, I decided to try it immediately, and it won’t be the last time! This is so good! Ingredients (4 servings): 2 heads of chicory 8 figs 1 red onion 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of vinegar acid…

turnip cabbage with carrots and sausage

Ingredients (4 persons): 2 turnip cabbages 500 gr carrots 2 paprikas 250 gr pickled sausages 2 eggs 2 gherkins 500 ml cream 4 tablespoons of curry (or to taste) 500 gr potatoes Method: Peel and slice the turnip cabbage and the carrots. Cook them in water with some salt to taste (10-15 minutes) Drain them…

breaded asparagus

the asparagus season is running again 🙂 In Germany, people tend to roll every dish in breadcrumbs.  So I made this German style asparagus variant.  You can serve it as a starter as well as a main dish, or even eat it cold as a snack. Ingredients: 500 g fresh asparagus 250 grams of young…

salad of goat cheese with saffron syrup

Last christmas, I found saffron syrup in a pop-up store in Antwerp. an interesting ingredient, which I couldn’t resist to buy. This is the salad that was included on the recipe card. Ingredients: 2 slices of goat cheese a handful of mixed salad some freshly cracked walnuts or pecans chopped dried figs diced fresh mango…

apple-potato salad

If you want to eat something fresh on a warm summer day, this could be your choice. It is a recipe of the Belgian television cook Jeroen Meus.  In dutch the title of the recipe is more funny, as a potato in dutch is ‘earth-apple’ if you translate literally.  So you have an ‘earth-apple salad’….