a curious cook

Category: VEGAN

Speculoos cookie cake

Speculoos cookie cake

Cakes and mini speculoos cookies (kruidnootjes) are both delicious, of course, so why not try a combination of the two: speculoos cookie cake? During the online masterclass cakes I did for delicious. magazine I turned a regular cake into a speculoos cookie cake by stirring […]

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 […]