Pasta dish

Preparation time: 40 minutesCooking time: 1h30 minutes The Ingredients: for 4 persons 500 g minced meat (half beef, half pork) 6 tomatoes (at least 500 g) 1 onion 2,5 tbsp. butter or margarine 4 tbsp. flower fresh thyme 1 bay leaf ½ l milk (whole or semi-skimmed) 75 g grated cheese (Emmentaler) 250 g pastaContinue reading “Pasta dish”

Weekday broccoli with cheese

Preparation time: 5 minutesCooking time: 45 minutes The Ingredients: for 3 persons 1 broccoli ZIZ light cheese (Kraft foods, melt cheese) 0.5 cube vegetable stock (or chicken) salt & pepper The work: Steam the broccoli for about 25 minutes. I do this the old way, using a simple steaming pot and i put a halfContinue reading “Weekday broccoli with cheese”

2x Spare Ribs on the BBQ

Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20 minutes The Ingredients: marinade for about 2 rib racks Chinese spicy ribs: ketchup Chinese (or Asian) pili-pili (bottle) 2 gloves of garlic salt & pepper ‘Distinguished’ ribs 1 lime 2 tsps. smoked paprika powder 3 tbsp. sugar 2 globes of garlic salt & pepper Now that we finally areContinue reading “2x Spare Ribs on the BBQ”

Vongole

Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 15 minutes The Ingredients: for 4 persons 500 g spaghetti 1 kg clams or cockles olive oil 3 shallots 1 small dried chilli 2 cloves garlic 1 bunch parsley salt & pepper The work: Make sure your shells are clean. Rinse as many times as you have to, to getContinue reading “Vongole”

Paella

The Ingredients: for 5 persons 400 g round rice 200 ml olive oil 1 chorizo sausage (about 30-40 cm long, 1,5-2 cm diameter) 10 drumsticks (front part of a chicken leg) 12 mussels clams (‘venusschelpen’ for the locals) 300 g squid rings 200 g prawns 5 large shrimps (gambas) 200 g green peas 2 redContinue reading “Paella”

Mussel packets on the BBQ

Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 15 minutes The Ingredients: for 4 persons aluminium foil 1 kg mussels 2 onions 2 stalks of celery 1 small glass of white wine 1 cube fish stock leaf parsley (optional) 0,5 clove garlic (optional) 1 lemon salt & pepper The work: Wash and clean the mussels. It is veryContinue reading “Mussel packets on the BBQ”

Chicken in the pot

Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 60 minutes The ingredients: for 4 persons 1 chicken chicken seasoning 1 cube low fat chicken bouillon margarine salt & pepper Also known as ‘Steamed Chicken’ The work: Smear the chicken richly with the chicken herbs. Make sure you throw a lot of seasoning inside the chest cavity and beContinue reading “Chicken in the pot”

Pappardelle with cep and truffle

Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 30 minutes. The ingredients: for 6 persons 550 g pappardelle 150 g grated parmesan 300 g cooked ham 80g dried cep 1 cube butter 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. of wild broth paste 1 clove of garlic 1 can chopped tomatoes (400 g) 1 can passata (500 g pureedContinue reading “Pappardelle with cep and truffle”

Trout ‘Sunny-Style’

Preparation time: 45 minutesCooking time: 20-45 minutes, depending on the size of the fish. The ingredients: for 2 persons trout (2 small or 1 big) 5 tomatoes cherry tomatoes 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic lemon juice rosemary parsley salt & pepper When preparing the trout like this, it just makes me feel i’mContinue reading “Trout ‘Sunny-Style’”

Stuffed Zucchini

Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 40 minutes The ingredients: for 4 persons 4 zucchinis 600 g minced beef (“américain”, we call it in Flanders) 1 clove garlic 1 small onion 1 red chilli pepper (small one) 1 tbsp. cumin salt & pepper The work: Pre-heat the oven at 180° C. Wash the zucchinis and cutContinue reading “Stuffed Zucchini”