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Why I stopped using margarine…

While growing up I was told that butter was bad for you, it would cause you heart problems and high cholesterol. That is what the television said, that is what the doctors said, that what they told me in school. I believed them…. Then I slowly started to get sick, and with one of the… Read more »

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Pasta alla Carbonara

Some people use spaghetti or bucatini. I do prefer short, raw pasta that collects the bacon pieces and the egg better. This recipe is very simple, but timing is essential when making it. Start by frying some bacon in olive oil. Don’t make it burned. Just cook it for a couple of minutes: it only… Read more »

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Dutch apple pie

This is the applepie my granny always used to make when I was little. Now I make it for us or for when we are with friends. I added a bit of ginger to the original recipe. I love the combination of apples, raisins, ginger and cinnamon. Ingredients For the dough 240 gr flour 180… Read more »

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Chocolate and coconut Brownies

Is a variation on normal brownie recipe. Because did not have all the ingredients of the original recipe and Luca was begging me to make a cake . Also I had to use some of the chocolate from all the Easter eggs the boys got given for Easter. Ingredients: 180 grams dark chocolate 180 grams of margarine *… Read more »

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Apple and Almond tart

pastry 50 gr of margarine * 50 gr of sugar 150 gr of flour 1 tablespoon ground almonds Filling 50 gr of margarine 100 gr of sugar 100 gr of ground almonds 1 egg 1 large apple peeled and sliced To make the pastry mix all the ingredients together in the foodprocesor until it is… Read more »

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Making a birthday cake

With Easter it was also the birthday of my mother in law. And as I like to cook and am not to bad in making cakes I thought I make her a birthday cake. First i baked 2 heart shape cakes, The recipe i used for that is 225 g flour 2 tsp baking powder 225… Read more »

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Apple pie

Ingredients 250 gr flour 200 gr margarine cut in little pieces * 8 teaspoons of icewater pinch of salt 1 1/2 kilo apples 80 gr sugar 2 teaspoons of lemon juice 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of ground ginger 1 egg yolk baking tin of 30 cm Mix the flour,salt and margarine then… Read more »