Albert : Hommous

I can start to sense spring in the air, bringing along an urge to be outdoors. I am so looking forward to evening BBQs with friends and picnics in lovely parcs or by the sea. Albert makes this super yummy hommous that is perfect to dip seasonal veggies or as a spread on a picnic … [Read more…]

Béa : Chicken Tajine / Poulet Tajine

Défilez vers le bas pour voir la recette en français. We’ve been meaning to come together for some time now, our family and Béatrices. But the weekends just keep getting booked. We finally decide on a date – in three weeks. Not very spontaneous, but very little is these days. At least this way it … [Read more…]

Mikael : Lussebullar

Défiler vers le bas pour la recette en français. The snow is falling at a slow pace outside the window, the three candles marking third advent are burning in the candle holder and in the windows the lit Christmas stars fills the kitchen with a gentle yellow light. The radio is playing swedish Christmas songs. … [Read more…]

Jorge : On fire

Jorge stacks wood in his self-made barbecue, made of mostly bricks. He sets fire to the wood and soon flames are bursting with heat. He waits until the temperature is good enough before placing the meat and the potatoes wrapped in tin foil that Isabelle has prepared, while the wood is still burning. It looks … [Read more…]

Albert : Kneidlach

En français, voir ci-dessous. The rain is heavy on this Friday afternoon. Puddles and small rivers are forming, pushing mud over the road and splashing brown spots all over my white, and now not very clean, car. It looks like I’ve been out on a hike in the mountains when I arrive. My uncle Albert … [Read more…]

Jeannine : Boles de Picolats

En français, voir ci-dessous. Last post carried the catalan colours, but this post is as catalan as it gets. “Why”, I asked Jeannine while she was cooking Boles de Picolats with Jean-Pierre. Why is Boles de Picolats Catalan? “Not sure,” she answered. “I guess its because it has ingredients that you can find around here.” Here in Catalunya, … [Read more…]

Cathy : Catalan coloured Cherry tomatoe pie – Tarte au tomate cerise couleur catalane

En français, voir ci-dessou So this is France. But not really. We’re really in Catalonia. There’s the southern part of Catalonia with its splendid Barcelona as capital, and a northern part, where Perpignan is the capital. The northern part was given to France by the spanish crown in 1659. So it is France today. But not really. … [Read more…]

Slow-roasted tomatoes

This week has been a lot about tomatoes. We’ve been harvesting the last ones in our garden and I’ve payed a visit to my dear friend Cathy, the master of gardening, and she has shared a simple but oh so delicious recipe based on her sweet cherry tomatoes (next post). With all that tomatoe I … [Read more…]