Speciality of the month:
April opening 2004 : Nettle soup: Pick the top of young nettles, let them cook in hot water with a vegetable stock
and salt, mix evrything. Cook 5 tablespoon of tapioca in hot water, in a small pan and salt.
Add the cooked tapioca to the mixed soup. Serve with some crème fraîche.
|Peony and cornflower||Joubarbe from Aywaille|
May: The fresh mint starts to grow.
For an oriental touch make fresh mint tea with boiling water and sugar.
Rhubarb is growing ...a good rhubarb pie or compote ....
Lily of the valley and lilac are in flower...what a fragrance !
Lebanese soup: Cook 2 cups of green lentils in 1,5 l of water for 1/4 h, then
add 2 cups of cut seakale beets and salt. Let it cook 5 minutes more then add
a good cup of fresh coriander. Delicious soup.
July August :
September: The blackberry season, so many along the footpath
October: Apple picking.
Fast recipe for a good apple pie : on a fresh puff pastry, put some apple slices
mix 200 ml of crème fraîche with 2 eggs, cinnamon and sugar.
Poor the mixture on the apples.
Bake 30 minutes in a warm oven, 5 minutes before the end of the cooking, put some
slivered almonds on the apples...serve warm...delicious....
snack with Australian
November : walnuts fall from the tree. Delicious plain yoghurt with pears, walnuts and honey.
December : Christmas and New year are coming...
Happy Newyear to everybody !
January : the landscape is white... so much snow...
February : Carnival in Maastricht (60 km from here)...fabulous fancy dresses ...
March : Springtime is here ...
Aperitif: Olives the "Isle sur la Sorgue" (a city in the south of France, Lubéron) way. Enjoy with a glass of fresh Rosé wine...
Take a can of plain olives.
Add some olive oil, some fresh lemon juice and a few drops of Tabasco.
Add two cloves of garlic finely chopped, a tomato cut in tiny cubes, some fresh basil leaves or a mix of Provencal spices. Cover and allow to rest for two hours at least in the fridge.
Cut 500g strawberry. Add some sugar, the juice of one orange and some cinnamon.
All 5 leaves of mint finely chopped. Mix everything and let it 2 hours in the fridge.
Fresh and delicious desert.
Silk,a very nice dog on holiday in the garden
Veronique and Dominique uphill "La Redoute"
Joost Remerie down the Redoute
Boudewijn Wauters and his friend, 2 good bikers
Family Jens doing "Geocoaching"
Sprimont Stone museum
Sprimont, the church and the fountain
Ellen and Sarah in the cherry tree april 2009
Winter 2010 So much snow ...
wild flower, cherries summer 2011
Indian summer 2011 Ardennes wood
Christmas 2011, Best wishes for 2012 from Véronique and Dominique
Snow view in January 2013
Lawn bowl new 2014