Cranberry and white chocolate biscuits

Cranberry and white chocolate biscuits

Hi again, time for another great Ottolenghi recipe. I’m sorry if I haven’t been so consistent with the blogging, it’s pretty hard for me to get words on paper. On the other hand the cooking is going brilliantly and everything tastes great as well. Also the new job has been keeping me busy too and … Continue reading

Food heaven in Utrecht

Food heaven in Utrecht

Hi guys, it’s been a while but i’m back and with good news. I HAVE A JOB!!!! Last week I got a call back and the next day I signed a half year contract with a social media consultancy company! I start work on the first of june so I still have almost a month … Continue reading

Beef and lamb meatballs baked in tahini

Beef and lamb meatballs baked in tahini

Meatballs! Who doesn’t love them? Ok, except for you vegetarians out there 😉 This is a great recipe, really quick and relatively easy to make. It’s also a classic and can be found in may variations in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. I am going to say in advance that the vinegar in the tahini sauce … Continue reading

Banana toffee Brownies

Banana toffee Brownies

Hi guys, sorry it’s been a while but i’ve been busy with trying to find a job 😉 I had an interview last week and made it to the last 4 out of 230 candidates. Too bad but hey, chin up and move on! Also my beautiful girlfriend turned 29 last week which resulted in … Continue reading

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Sometimes my brain works in ways even I don’t understand! Easter = Eggs = Chicks =  Yellow = Vanilla. Are you still following? Good!  You can now maybe guess that I made a vanilla cake and not just any vanilla cake. According to the book this cake is the ultimate comfort food and who doesn’t … Continue reading

Jerusalem artichoke soup

Jerusalem artichoke soup

The Jerusalem artichoke, again one of those products you hardly ever use. In Dutch they’re called aardpeer (earth pear) or topinambour and are one of what we call “forgotten vegetables” These are veggies like salsify, parsnip, turnip and horseradish. Produce that is not normally sold in regular supermarkets and thus “forgotten” by everyone but your grandma.   … Continue reading

Vanilla essence

Vanilla essence

Ever wondered how to get your house smelling like Willy Wonka’s factory? Make your own vanilla essence 🙂 In the back of the book Ottolenghi also lists some products they call “the pantry”, stuff you can make in advance and keep for a few days or up to a month. A lot of the recipes … Continue reading

The precious..

The precious..

Along with a brand new niece I also welcomed a new addition to the kitchen this weekend. A Bosch Mum 8 heavy duty kitchen aid who from now on shall be referred to as the precious. My brother is manager and chef of De Kookerij Culinary College and uses them in his kitchen 🙂 I didn’t know … Continue reading