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Mexican tomatillo salsa verde

Mexican tomatillo salsa verde

  The last crop from my tiny city greenhouse, small green tomatillos, ended up in the food processor to make a fresh Mexican tomatillo salsa verde. My son Noah’s idea! Soon I will tidy up and clean the greenhouse. It will keep my pomegranate and […]

Matsutake mushroom

Matsutake mushroom

For years I had been curious about the taste of the matsutake, the most coveted mushroom in Japan. There they are sometimes sold for more than 1500 euros per kilo and are becoming increasingly rare. This week I tasted my first one and WOW!!!… what […]

Elderflower infused honey

Elderflower infused honey

I don’t really dare to call this a recipe! All you need to do is to put honey or agave syrup and elderflower blossom in a jar and wait … But the result is so delicious and aromatic that I still will tell you how […]

Sourdough pizza margherita

Sourdough pizza margherita

  _______________________________ Who doesn’t love pizza! Of course you can make that with dried yeast or baker’s yeast, but if you have some bread starter in your fridge, you can just as easily make the most delicious sourdough pizza Margherita. Just as crispy with nicely […]

Sourdough beghrir or thousand hole pancakes

Sourdough beghrir or thousand hole pancakes

Once you have a jar with sourdough starter hanging around, you think of all kinds of ways to use it. Today I didn’t want to wait a day for a loaf of bread but wanted immediate results. The beghrir or thousand hole pancake is a […]