29 juillet 2006

Fish! I like it raw! (2)

As promised in my previous post, here is my second of this summer "raw fish" special coming right out of the kitchen... Fresh cod fish in passion fruit marinade 2 pers. prep: 10 min Ingredients:300g fresh cod fish filet1/2  lemon 1 Tsp. olive oil (fruity but not too strong)a few leaves of fresh basilic1 or 2 chili peppersa pinch of sugarsea salt, pepper Wash your cod fishand put it in the freezer for at least half an hour. Prepare your marinade: mix passion fruit flesh withe juice of half of a... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2006

Fish! I like it RAW! (1)

Have you ever had the impression of working in a sauna or should I say in hell? Well, today I did...  we have no airco at work and the sunscreen of my office just broke down: the thermometer often exceded the 31 C inside today! All that to say, that when I came home, I hardly felt like eating and especially not something warm. Luckily, I've become a master at gazpacho's, fresh salads, carpaccio's and other fresh recipes. Among my favourites: raw fish! sashimi from my local sushi bar Kiraku* is one of my treats and I'm a fan of... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2006

Somewhere between Morocco and Portugal!

Unfortunately, as I speak, I'm not on a cruise somewhere around the strait of Gibraltar. This post is not about geography, but once again about food! As if you had still any doubts about that. More precisely, it is about my latest culinary experiment: let me explain.... A few weeks ago, I discovered a new shop in my neighbourhood: Casa Bocage*. It is a shop specialised in portuguese and bresilian food: from fish to chourizo and local wines. Perfect for the homesick portuguese or brasilian expat or the rare curious dutch locals.... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2006

Summer time....

Spring has turn into summer in no time... This was in early june, before the summer rush... water temperature was just around 13 C,brrrr.... Since, beaches are packed with barbecued beach boys; cherries, tomatoes and nectarines have replaced my beloved asperges on the market stalls; and I haven't had one minut to myself. The last two months have been a race and being a bit lazy as well with the heat around (don't laugh, it can really be warm in Holland in summer), I kind of lost track of my kitchen diaries and other food blogs... [Lire la suite]
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