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Welcome to the new, and improved version of Heaven in Belgium. I am Jientje. "Jientje", like the boys name Gene, followed by "chu"? "Gene-chu", that's how you pronounce my name. Yes!!!!That's it!! So now you know huh? I am an addicted blogger. I was born and raised and am still living in Belgium. Yeah, the "this-is- Tuesday-so-this-must-be-Brussels" kind of Belgium .. There, you see? Maybe you couldn't find it on the map, but at least I'm trying to change that a little by sharing lots of pictures. I really love to cook and create new things, like this blog for instance. I am a mother, not a grandmother,I don't know if I'll ever be, but I'll let you know in due time! Oh and um ... I am a wife too! They say I'm a traveler, and a photographer. Well that's just what they say, I love to make pictures, but I am far from professional ... If my English is not perfect, that would be because it's my second language. I do hope you'll forgive me any possible misspellings or strange vocabulary ... Now, as a result of all of the above, I get way too little sleep and my days are always much too short!

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Weekly Winners, Gourmet Dinner




Weekly Winners is hosted by Lotus AKA Sarcastic Mom. All you need to do is post your favorite photos of the week that has passed. It's a great way to look back at the past week.
Today I'm sharing food photos of the gourmet dinner my friend Annie and I prepared last week.


Appetizer number one, a cold pea soup with mint.

Scampi with roasted egg plant and a Provencal Ratatouille.

As a starter we had a little herb salad with smoked trout, cucumber and sour cream.


Main course is Atlantic cod with courgette, a red pepper sauce, pesto and quinoa.


For dessert we had grilled peaches with a port sauce, pistachio caramel and Greek yogurt, a recipe by Ainsly Harriot.

13 comments:

Tara R. said...

The styling on the different courses is beautiful, and the photos show off the food so well. Now, I'm very hungry.

Colleen said...

The cod looks delicious!

Wanda..... said...

Your ability to make and plate such beautiful artistic expressions always leaves me so impressed.

Sarah said...

Okay you've made me HUNGRY. Everything looks delicious. Your shots are wonderful and the plating is so lovely.

Shab said...

I just had breakfast and I'm starving. Wonderful shots!

Rob and Mandy said...

Ainsley Harriott? Excellent! Guess it took you more than 20 minutes to do it!

Karen of 3G2S said...

Mmmmmm . . . scampi!!! :D

Tela (formerly known as Terrie) said...

mmmmm....it all looks amazing! i love the composition on the first shot.

stacy: the aunt with gum said...

what a lovely display - made me hungry :)

Christie, Describe Happy said...

That must have been an amazing meal! Did you make it or eat out at a restaurant?

Sarah said...

Oh that looks SO yummy! All of it!

Loree said...

Wow you went all out. It all looks so good.

Denise said...

Seriously glad I just had a snack. LOL!! These are GORGEOUS shots. Look delicious! That first shot is my favorite of them all... gorgeous.

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