All posts tagged: sauce

Salsa California

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Lunch / Salads
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Definitely THE sauce of this summer!!   Salsa California 1/2 onion a piece of chili pepper, seeds removed  half a bunch of fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice or white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 6 ripe tomatoes Blend for a few seconds. Do not over mix, leave chunky. I love it with pasta, grilled fish, salad, vegetables (green beans, asparagus!)  or on grilled ciabatta. Spin-off: Take the Salsa California ingredients, add half a cucumber and […]

crostini topped with sauce gribiche, fava beans and goat cheese

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Dinner / Lunch / Snacks
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raspberry + goat cheese crostini fresh goat cheese raspberries pink pepper (crushed), chives, oregano fava beans crostini fresh goat cheese green fava beans, blanched mint leaves crushed black pepper sea salt lemon scented olive oil (I recommend  Carlo Guarini‘s L’Agrumato) Spread the crostini with the fresh goat cheese and top with the remaining ingredients. crostini with sauce gribiche The original Sauce Gribiche is mayonnaise-like and very rich. It requests no less than 250ml of peanut oil. Absolutely […]

raw pasta sauce: double tomato, caper and basil sauce

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Dinner / Lunch
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double tomato, caper and basil sauce serves 2 2 fresh and ripe tomatoes 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and soaked a few basil leaves 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 tablespoon oil salt and freshly ground black pepper grated parmesan While cooking the pasta, chop the tomatoes and the basil. Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Toss through 200g hot pasta, sprinkle with parmesan, pepper and salt. Hope you’ll feel inspired by our […]

guacamole – and sardines in a tin

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Snacks
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Homemade Guacamole is an alltime favourite for summer days. It is super easy and fast to make, we serve it as a light lunch, as snack or as a dip for a barbecue.  Yesterday we spread our guacamole on slices of rye bread and topped it with sardines. The avocado contains all 6 human nutritional needs in abundance: water, fat (essential natural fats), protein, natural sugar, vitamins (B,C, E and K) and minerals (potassium, calcium, […]

Sauce Bois Boudran, the one and only

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Dinner / Lunch
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I really don’t know why it took me so long to share this amazing recipe with you. It’s a sauce of Michel Roux, who in the seventies had opened several famous restaurants in London like Le Gavroche and the Waterside Inn. He created this sauce specifically for Mme Cécile de Rothschild. Sauce Bois Boudran 1) goes with nearly everything (fish, meat, potatoes, vegetables, bread…) and 2) tolerates a few adaptions to your resources and preferences […]

potatoes in pink & purple, best together with Gremolata

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Dinner / Lunch
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Lately  my organic vegetable provider asked me if I wanted him to add some pink and purple potatoes to my weekly order. I immediately agreed because 1.) I always love to try something new and 2.) Sophie Calle’s chromatic diet in mind, two difficult colours suddenly seemed to come within reach. But before throwing myself again into the sophisticated Fine Arts of monochromatic cooking I went for a very quick and simple potato lunch: oven […]