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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 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 […]

Sourdough starter

Sourdough starter

Sourdough starter Rye flour is the key to success for a good sourdough starter for me. So before you start this recipe, visit your organic supermarket, healthfood store or order a packet of rye flour online. You will also need plain white flour, some water […]

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread The shelves with baking supplies in the supermarkets have been looking very sad and deserted lately. Everyone is baking at home and yeast and flour are often sold out for days. But… sometimes there is still a lonely packet […]