I like chicken and I like to use the grill, but without a rotating spit it is hard to get the bird cooked evenly. As with the spatchcock recipe of August , I removed the spine from the bird and flattened it between two chopping boards before inserting two skewers to keep the legs and wingsRead More
I was reading some Chinese cookery books I had bought in Beijing a few years back. I had to smile about the clumsy English but then, I could not read the characters in the original version so the translator helped me a lot. There are a lot of vegetables and herbs the Chinese use inRead More
There are some dishes you make with a certain idea in your head and some available ingredients. It can turn out nice or not. This ‘Spanish’ omelette turned out very nice but let me wonder about what I had planned to make in the first place.
When I was young and lived in the Netherlands, my mother would sometimes serve us fried plaice. Apart from regular steamed mackerel, and rare moments with cooked eel, that is the only fish I can remember of my diet then. Nowadays she has branched out to Tilapia and other exotic fish species that are availableRead More