Ingredient: white wine

Singlemade: cod and leek papillote

Cod and leek papillote

In case you didn’t know, I’m a West-Flemish girl and in my native tongue, ‘leek’ translates into ‘fun’. We used to live in the countryside and we used to guess the crops in the fields as we drove by: potatoes, sprouts, cauliflower, beets,… One day we were driving past a field with small green stems …

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Singlemade: Ghent waterzooi

Ghent Waterzooi

I vividly remember one of my first cooking lessons at the cookery school. We were making Ghent Waterzooi and it took us more than 3 hours! We needed to cut up the chicken first and then make a broth with the carcass. The broth was skimmed and sieved and used to cook the chicken. De …

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Singlemade: oats risotto

Rolled oats risotto

Risotto’s delicious and actually not that hard to make. But if you’re making it according to the traditional recipe, you’ll have to stay by the stove to stir constantly and to add little drops of stock and wine to the rice, until it’s done, which can take up to 40 minutes. That’s just too much …

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