Meatloaf (traditional & Thermomix)

One of our families all time favourite comfort food is without any doubt the meatloaf!!! Served with roasted vegetables, gravy and delicious mashed potatoes it is even dinner party worthy if you want to treat good friends to a homemade meal rather than to a fancy one. I have in all my life never had … Continue reading Meatloaf (traditional & Thermomix)

Stuffed peppers with tomato sauce after my fathers recipe

My sisters will be delighted! I finally managed to find out the exact recipe from our favorite stuffed peppers that our dad makes us regularly. And it was not easy !! My dad is a great cook but in that intuitive "you put a little of this and then a little of that and then … Continue reading Stuffed peppers with tomato sauce after my fathers recipe

Pasta Bolognese

A very classic recipe that I use when I really want to treat my family to pure comfortfood is the pasta bolognese. Here I am talking about the real bolognese sauce and not the 6 vegetable bolognese sauce. There is a reason that it is so popular but many people are afraid to give it … Continue reading Pasta Bolognese

Chicken Meatballs

I am not a fan of red meat, unlike the 4 men in my household, so the traditional meatballs are not something I myself eat, but these gorgeous little Chicken Meatballs are absolutely delicious!! Even I can't resist these, especially not in combination with the Simple Red Sauce. They are moist and full of flavour! … Continue reading Chicken Meatballs

Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip (Traditional & Thermomix)

This recipe is one that I like to prepare as a light mid-week dinner but it works just as well for lunch. It is Greek inspired and perfect for these sunny days that are starting to arrive ! Recipe Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip For 4 For the herbed meatballs1 onion, chopped1 garlic clove, minced1/2 … Continue reading Greek inspired Herbed Meatballs with Feta Dip (Traditional & Thermomix)

Low Carb – Stuffed Cucumbers

After the festivities of Shrove Tuesday and all the pancakes we are craving something lighter to eat!As we do like to eat low carb on certain days of the week, the Stuffed Cucumbers are perfect.This is one recipe I have been doing for years! It is really easy to make, light and delicious! Recipe Stuffed … Continue reading Low Carb – Stuffed Cucumbers

Savoury Crêpe Torte

Tomorrow the French celebrate la chandleur which has a Christian background, but which is also well known for the fact that the 2nd of February is their own pancake day! Everybody makes crepes on that day so here is a way to use crepe as a main meal. I take the basic idea of a … Continue reading Savoury Crêpe Torte

Cottage Pie

One of the most appreciated dishes in our house is the Cottage Pie. This is the ultimate comfort food and ideal when it is windy and rainy outside! The minced red meat cooked in a sauce with onions and other vegetables, topped with a layer of buttery mashed potatoes and a bit of grated cheese … Continue reading Cottage Pie