BUTTER #makeyourown

Soooooooo butter… I love butter. And other fats. But butter tho… So when I saw this and then this Bon Appétit-recipe for cultured butter, the need for a butter experiment was born. I went and produced two types and had a butter tasting, which is how I’d like to spend every weekend, really. Riiiiiiight, so I tried to make…

Crunchy Thai beef salad

Like I said: it’s the GRILL ERRRRTHANGGGG season  The idea of red meat and a funky fish sauce / lime combo gets me salivating no matter what. I mean: AMIRITE. AMIRIIIIIIITE. For two: 1 steak (I used a 200g piece of Irish ribeye) 1 cucumber 1 bunch of coriander 1 handful of radishes 3 romaine lettuce…

Charred radicchio, cherry vinaigrette

YAS! Grill errthannnnng. Got this idea from Serious Eats’ Cherry and Jicama Salad. Radicchio works of course well on a grill and the bitter is doused in a sweet/sour cherry gastrique 🍒 For two plates: 2 heads of radicchio 200g destoned cherries 1 cup of dry white wine 0,5 cup white wine vinegar 3 medium shallots, thinly…

Pulled lamb quesadillas

Pulled meat is situated in the capital of comfort food: packed with taste, sweet barbecue sauce, juiciness and crunchy pieces AND you can eat it with a spoon, shoving massive amounts of comfort right into your existential distress. Plus: let’s combine this with melted cheese. Pulled lamb the rub: 1,5 kg boneless lamb shoulder 3 T brown…

Two compound butters

It’s barbecue season, aka good reason to eat insane amounts of butter time 🕓! Clean out that fridge and those cupboards – with butter – and have a stack of deliciousness at hand for weeks to come. Start with 100g butter at room temperature, some coarse salt and a clove of garlic and just throw…

Spiced lukewarm green salad

A Middle-Eastern-spiced salad that is perfectly fulfilling on its own but would work well with a piece of lamb, chicken or white fish too. serves 2 – 3  persons 350 g small potatoes 3 small red onions 0,5 t cumin seeds 0,5 t coriander seeds, slightly crushed in a mortar 6 spring onions, sliced 3 cloves of…