Category Archives: 4 Vegetables

Recipes for/with Vegetables

Thai Coconut-Scented Eggplant

Another “classic” in our home. Quick, easy but still very, very tasty. I really recommend the thinner, lighther purple Asian eggplant, but regular eggplant works too. You could pan fry the slices of eggplant before you add them to the … Continue reading

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Cooking sous-vide at home

If you don’t want to spent thousands of euro on a professional waterbath (Roner) or even a hundred or two on a temperature controller (SousVideMagic) for your ricecooker or crockpot, then this might be something for you too: an electrical … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Vegetables with Tabil

I love the bold flavors of the spices with the soft and smokey flavors of the vegetables in this dish. It’s a bit of a hassle to grill all the slices if you just have the one griddle pan, but … Continue reading

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Hot smoking

I’ve always loved barbecueing, the taste of roasted meat with the smokey flavour of the charcoal, I just love it. Unfortunately, living in the city for the past 20 years, means I hardly ever barbecue. Not even once a year. Poor me. But fortunately, … Continue reading

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Stewed Pears (stoofpeertjes)

   This is one of those typically dutch recipes that will never die out. Eaten for dessert but more often as part of a wintery meal. They match beautifully with braised red cabbage or Brussels sprouts and lots of mashed potato. … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Chicken

  Nice cold dish for a warm summer evening. Or a maybe a picnic. The name refers to the technique for shredding the meat : just bang it with a rolling-pin before you tear the meat into long shreds.  You can use poached chickenbreast, … Continue reading

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Warm Bok Choy Salad

I love Bok Choy. Especially the smaller, green version, called Shanghai Bok Choy. I love its crunch in a fresh Thai Green Curry. But served with simple fish (e.g. steamed salmon) or chicken (e.g. Soy Chicken) this warm bok choy salad it also pretty … Continue reading

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