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”

Home-made Mayonnaise

Preparation time: 5 minutes The ingredients: 1 egg yolk 0.5 tbsp.  mustard (dark mustard preferably) 1 tbsp. vinegar, or lemon, or lime (according to taste) salt & pepper optionally cayenne pepper corn germ oil By now you should master the art of making the Belgian fries, so high time to learn about mayonnaise. The work:Continue reading “Home-made Mayonnaise”

Belgian Fries – “Frietjes”

Preparation Time: 20 minutesCooking Time: 20 minutes The ingredients: Potatoes Oil The secret: The world calls them ‘French fries’. Nothing hurts us Belgians more than giving the French credit for fries. It is common knowledge here in the low countries that the people who make fries best and have friet stalls (frietkot, frieture, frieterie) onContinue reading “Belgian Fries – “Frietjes””