Autumn Tomato Sauce

When time is short just keep it simple… This is as straightforward as it gets… It reminds me of my childhood, it was a staple dish at home… My mother would say: “Lets have pasta tonight!” … and my father would make it spicy .. This recipe is basic, with autumn vegetables, and the last…

Red Lentil, Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Red Lentil, Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

True Colours… Like with every new trend, there is so much information about why we should be eating foods of all colours of the rainbow, one can get sort of lost and confused. .. However, eager for nature’s rich Spring symphony to arrive, my wish to bring some colour to the table and some goodness…

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables

Slow-cooked braised beef on a layer of vegetables

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables Slow-cooked braised beef requires patience in cooking and a good quality piece of beef, masterfully wrapped in string.  One who “plays a role” in this dish is your butcher you can trust. Someone who knows his craft and can make imaginative suggestions, depending on what you are…

My Favourite Pumpkin Soup

My Favourite Pumpkin Soup

Orange Is The New Black I just love it when food becomes a complete experience, inviting all of your senses to take part in a slowly unveiling game of aroma, colour, texture and flavour. Nature, being the perfect artist, paints our plates with all colours of the rainbow, always according to plan, always according to…

Homemade Stocks

Homemade Stocks

Heart and Soul A base. A foundation: No wonder why the French word for stock is “fond”. This, to me, is one of the most important essences of a well-organised home. If you have great quality stock in your fridge or freezer, you can create masterful soups, deep-toned sauces, aromatic gravies, rich risottos and hearty…