Tagine with lamb and pears

Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 2-3 hours The ingredients: for 4 persons 1,2 kg leg of lamb cut in thick slices/pieces 1 piece of fresh ginger (4 cm) 3 beef tomatoes 3 pears 1 lemon 1 preserved lemon or lime (2 halves) 3 tbsp. honey 1-2 red chilis 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp.Continue reading “Tagine with lamb and pears”

Thai style mussels

Preperation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 15 minutes The ingredients: 4-6 people 1 kg mussels 2 stalks of celery 2 shallots 1 clove garlic 1 piece of fresh ginger (2 cm) 2-3 fresh small red chili peppers (depends on how spicy you like it) 4 stalks of lemon grass 4 dried lemon leaves 1 lemon 1Continue reading “Thai style mussels”

Turkey roulade

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes The Ingredients: for 4 persons 800 g turkey roulade 400-500 g canned pineapple slices (in syrup or in juice) butter peanut oil port wine 1 cube chicken stock corn-starch salt & pepper The work: Heat a bit of butter and some peanut oil in a pot, andContinue reading “Turkey roulade”

Currysauce

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes The ingredients: 1 apple (preferably Granny Smith) 1 cube chicken stock 1 to 1,5 l milk 1 onion or 2 shallots 1 clove garlic 2 tbsps. curry powder 1 tsps. celery salt 50 g butter 50 g flour salt & pepper The work: Peel the apple, removeContinue reading “Currysauce”

Anchovy puff cookies

Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 45 minutes The Ingredients: 1 roll puff pastry anchovy in olive oil herbs de Provence I know it has been a while since the last post. The last months before summer holiday are typically extremely busy, just as the last month before Christmas. But from the evening terrace here inContinue reading “Anchovy puff cookies”

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”

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”

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”