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  1. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Mixed beans with smoky chipotle and caramelized onion + melted cheddar cheese. Tomato, pepper rice. With corn kernels and anise seed. Sour cream, pickled onion and chilis.
  2. Lunch! What'd ya have? (2018)

    Stir fried tofu, peppers, eggplant. Sauce based on white soy sauce and anise, a hint of sichuan peppercorn and cinnamon. Didn't look so good after mixing with the noodles, so no pic
  3. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Focaccias. Zucchini, onion, sesame, sumac. Garlic rosemary. Served with veggies, fresh cheeses, tahini, olives and olive oil.
  4. Lunch! What'd ya have? (2018)

    Quick massaman curry with mushrooms, onion, chickpeas, spinach and soft eggs.
  5. Blueberry and ricotta bread pudding, with rosemary and lemon zest.
  6. Breakfast! 2018

    Same for me, in a sandwich I put a a flat omlete with cheese. I also love fluffy scrumbled eggs in a pita, with some tomatoes or feta.
  7. Those are dangerously easy to make and can be made ahead, then pan fried to heat (or cold from the fridge for late night snacking)
  8. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Peas mint and pecorino filled cappelletti. In brown butter with lemon zest and sesame. With ricotta.
  9. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Gado gado. Recent dinner.
  10. The Soup Topic (2013–)

    Day temps above 30c are very common during high summer here. That said, it's not that I don't eat soup, I do almost daily during my workplace lunch service, I just don't cook it.
  11. Strawberry and ricotta mousse cake, on a crisp almond crumble base and topped with homemade hazelnut krokant.
  12. The Soup Topic (2013–)

    Last soup until next winter. Spring minestrone. With peas and green fava beans. Pasta, red pepper, pesto, fennel and fennel seeds.
  13. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Glass noodles with shrimps and soft tofu. Thai yellow curry sauce, with coconut milk, loads of chili, lime zest, makrut lime leaves, ginger and garlic. Scallions and peanuts.
  14. Breakfast! 2018

    I'm so happy to know that you enjoyed it. I've learnt to appreciate turmeric in sweets after sampling a drink of turmeric milk and honey a while ago. It works very well.
  15. Breakfast! 2018

    2/3 cup round rice 1.5 cups water 1 handful black raisins 1 cup coconut milk / cow's milk (I used half and half) 3 tbsp sugar (add according to taste) 1 teaspoon salt 1-1.5 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon fennel seed, grounded seeds from 1/2 pod cardamom, grounded 1-1.5 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3-1/2 teaspoon mace (or nutmeg) a small amount of black pepper Cook rice and raisins in water until done to your liking, add water as needed, but keep it thick. Add the coconut milk / milk, salt, turmeric and sugar to taste. Cook further or add water to reach desired thickness. Add spices and mix well. Top with toasted cashew or coconut flakes.
  16. Breakfast! 2018

    Indian style sweet rice pudding, flavored with coconut milk, cardamom, cinnamon, mace, ginger, turmeric, anise. Plump juicy raisins. Toasted cashew and coconut chips.
  17. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Eggs cooked shakshuka style in a spinach and cream sauce. With slices of roasted sweet potato. Zaatar, sumac. Crispy warm bead to soak it all up.
  18. Lunch! What'd ya have? (2018)

    Yorkies . Served with mushroom gravy, which was delicious, but too ugly to take a picture of. One of the puddings was hungry and attempted to eat his neighbour, very rude of him!
  19. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Potato and herbs gnocchi in brown butter and lemon zest.
  20. Breakfast! 2018

    Breakfast salad. Freekeh wheat, strawberries, tomatoes, soft sirene cheese, basil, balsamic vinegar.
  21. Breakfast! 2018

    Fava beans with cumin, chili and parsley. Labneh with sumac. A big drizzle of olive oil from last years harvest of our own tree. Quick pickled onion with smoked paprika. A warm and fluffy pita bread.
  22. Brioche dough tart, filled with ricotta, poppy, lemon zest and vanilla.
  23. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Yesterday's dinner - baked mac and cheese, made with sharp cheddar, smoked gouda and some parm. Topped with buttered corn flakes (the corny step-brother of breadcrumbs).
  24. Dinner 2018 (Part 1)

    Chickpea, peanuts, tahini and parsley soup. With homemade noodles.