Nigel Slater


Yes I do Have beetroot mania as you will know by now.


I know have a new recipe from NIGEL SLATER


My favourite English writer and cook

You can look it up on the internet. HE ROASTS THE BEETROOT IN THE OVEN WITH THE CHICK PEAS….

and I made his Gooseberry Fool with my gooseberries from the garden which I had frozen..

He has just started a new Program on BBC 2, Friday 9pm !!

Nigel Slaters Middle East the first series he has made for three years


I think well worth watching, a travel and cooking program in one in his own laid back way.


This is a recipe from Mischa de Winter who worked with me for about 10 years

We often served it for the Open Tuinendagen

He is now to be found at Amsterdam Flavours



Red Beetroot and Feta Hummus


25 g day old bread

200 g red beetroot, cooked and finely chopped

1 tsp. Tahini

1 clove of garlic crushed

2 gr ground cumin

75 ml olive oil

30 ml lemon juice

salt and freshly ground black pepper

100g Feta cheese


Place the bread in the magimix and make crumbs from, add the beetroot, the tahini, the garlic and the cumin, then slowly add the olive oil and lemon juice, then with the pulse knob incorporate the feta cheese. Season to taste.

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