Something about April and Spermalie

It's been a while since I wrote something. My apologies, but it's been busy, very busy. I was temporarily unemployed in April. I applied for two jobs. One as a teacher in Dutch for foreign teenagers (...
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A “Record Store Day”-Dish

The unique culture surrounding over 700 independently owned record stores in the USA and hundreds of similar stores over the world is celebrated every third Saturday of April. This day is internationally known...
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Spermalie, still 5 evenings to go

Do you know this animal? No, it's not a horse dressed like a goat. It's a Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi, better known as a Blesbok or Blesbuck. It has a distinctive white face and forehead which inspired the ...
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Rice rolls with smoked salmon and fresh basil

This is the second recipe of the last try-out. This recipe is based on the recipe of one of my chefs at Spermalie, René De Baets. He still owns the copyright, of course. ;) The recipe takes a lot of work, but...
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Zucchini and Pas-De-Blue Cappuccino

  The following recipe is one of the dishes of my last try-out. I made a zucchini and parsley soup. I finished the soup with creamy foam mixed with Pas-De Bleu, a little toast and (more…)...
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The Tour of Flanders: Food, Beer and Bikes

The Tour of Flanders: Food, Beer and Bikes If you are male, Flemish and between 15 and 85 years old, you have to be at home at the end of March. Why? Because of this... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn-oHTCg...
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Spermalie, fifth evening of 2012

The last “culinary Thursday” is already 3 weeks ago. A springbreak and an obligated reunion at my school were the reasons.  Thursday I finally went back.  There is nothing changed: great people, a very good ch...