a curious cook

Category: VEGAN

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 […]

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 […]

Sourdough bread

Sourdough bread

  There must be a more than a thousand ways to bake sourdough bread. But one element is always the same: you need time and patience to get the best results. Sourdough simply needs a little more time than the super strong commercial baker’s yeast or […]

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 […]