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Homemade chicken curry spread

Homemade chicken curry spread

Anyone who's ever lived or visited Belgium, knows that there is one type of lunch we are mad for: 'Smoskes', which is a Flemish term for a roll or a piece of French baguette topped with various types of salads or spreads. The bun of the 'Smoske' is first spread with mayonnaise and then topped with vegetables (usually lettuce, tomatoes, sliced carrot and cucumbers) and sliced ​​hard-boiled egg. The…

Book tip August 2017: Bowl food

Bowl Food by Ryland, Peters & Small

Serving only soup in bowls has been a thing of the past for a while now. Many restaurants have adapted this traditional view on bowl food and have turned into a synonym for wholesome comfort eating instead. It's not just putting food into a bowl instead of on a plate, no, there's a lot of thought going into each bowl, there has to be a balance of vegetables, fruit, grains,…

Rabbit with Trappist beer, carrot and prunes

Rabbit with Trappist beer, carrot and prunes

After working on my brand new blog name, design and logo I'm so relieved to finally have the time again to actually cook and blog! Today's recipe is one I wanted to make for quite a while now as it's inspired by my home country Belgium. We have many national dishes that people would eat throughout the year, and one of them is rabbit and prunes. I have some very…

Goodbye ‘Tine at Home’, hello ‘My Emerald Kitchen’

If you visit my site or Facebook often you may have notice I've been unusually quiet.. and it's all because I've been secretly working hard on re-releasing my blog. So today I'm extremely happy to announce that 'Tine at Home' will be no more. It's a bit of a sad moment as I've absolutely loved my name for years, and it's brought me some amazing experiences. Why did you change it…

Book tip July 2017: The Mediterranean Table by Ryland Peters & Small

The Mediterranean Table by Ryland Peters & Small

Whenever people ask me what my favourite kind of food is, I always straight up say ‘Mediterranean’! The rich flavours of the Mediterranean, with my favourites being Italian and Greek food, is always a treat but really matches Spring and Summer most of all. This month’s book tip is your ideal food guide this summer: delicious flavourful plates!  From the sparkling shores of Santorini to the sun-dappled lemon groves of Italy…