“Stoofperen” (Dutch poached pears) dessert

The Dutch cuisine isn’t very famous worldwide, and Dutch people aren’t very proud of their national dishes either… But I personnally love this one, and I think it deserves en entry on this blog!

“Stoofperen” can be used in different ways: I have used them here to make a dessert, but you can very well serve them as a side dish with Christmas / New Year meals, or eat them with yoghurt for breakfast or as a snack!

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Creamy carrots

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I love raw carrots, but when it comes to cooked carrots, I am very difficult… However, I love this recipe! That’s actually the only way I cook carrots outside of big spicy dishes like curries and couscous. I thus needed to share it!

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Sautéed green beans and shallots

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Yet another easy vegetable recipe! I got this one from my mother, I believe it’s one of the most common ways to cook green beans in France. 🙂

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Double carrot dip

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Looking for a healthy snack? Or maybe something simple to serve as an appetizer before a bigger meal? You’re on the right page! These dips are super easy and quick to prepare and fit great with carrots sticks!

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Spicy tomato chickpea samosas

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Now that I have given you the recipe to make your own brick pastry sheet, let’s see what you can do with it. 🙂 When it comes to brick pastries, there is nearly an infinity of possibilities of what you can put inside. Here is just one example among others, which I find delicious and am glad to share with you!

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Indian style red kuri squash

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I loooove squashes, and last Friday the market happened to still have some red kuri squashes, even in this season! So I couldn’t resist to take one and use it for the first recipe of this blog. I decided to try cooking it differently than the usual pumpkin soups, for a change.

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