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Friday, October 5, 2012


I was inspired this week by the excellent (albeit rather pricey) dinner we had at The Bowery earlier in the week, where my lovely Slovenian companion chose turbot and I wished I had chosen the same. So I made my way to the fish-shop and bought a rather large turbot, which was so spectacular that I thought I wouldn't complicate things too much. In a minimalist frame of mind, I bought a big round aubergine, some small white turnips (revenge at last....), white courgettes and some plums. I'm expecting some kind of Scandi-chic extravaganza as a result - right, better go and watch some Wallander to get in the right frame of mind.........

I got inspired by the Brussels weather—yes, that can happen. On this very day,