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Archive for category Recipes

Recipe: braided cinnamon wreath

I am currently enjoying three weeks of Christmas holidays. Today was my first day, and after a successful bake of Waldkorn bread last week, I decided to have a go at a bigger version of the bread. My first attempt, creating a small bread,was met with so much approval that I did not get to […]

Recipe: foccaccia

I have enjoyed the BBC’s Great Brithsh Bake Off series a lot. My wife has been watching these episodes longer than I have – she is the real cook – but I got increasingly interested because of the sympathetic presentation by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. Always amazing what these amateur bakers can come up […]

Recipe: zoervleis (sour meat)

I wanted to try something new for diner this weekend, and since my wife had already planned a Lasagna I wanted to compensate with meat & potatoes. I decided to try the dish which is famous in my city of birth Maastricht. It is called zoervleis (a word in the Limburg dialect which translates to […]

Recipe: Hyderabadi Biryani

Long time ago I bought a book with recipes from Pakistan. I cooked quite some of the food from that little book. One of my favourite dishes (my wife loves it too) is biryani. So, when I had to make up a meal for this weekend, I decided I would do a biryani again. Being […]

Recipe: traditional moussaka

Last weekend I prepared another diner which I had not cooked for a very long time. I love rich oven dishes, and traditional greek “moussaka” is a long-time favourite of mine. I learnt how to cook it while I lived in a student home. There are many variants of moussaka which do not honour the […]