Recipe Challenge | Day 0

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Why Should I Eat Locally Grown Foods? The Power of the Local Community

DHiT – The Hague in Transition facilitates the coming together of the local community to make positive changes in their way of living, housing and working. From the greening of the neighborhood and the exchange of services to the more conscious use of energy, waste and consumption.

We work with residents, neighborhood gardens, schools, small businesses, the City Council, (inter) national organizations and other interest groups to promote local resilience and to make life less oil-dependent, more sustainable and more social.

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Spring | Stir Fry Chicken and Spring Vegetables

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Smoky taste, meaty texture. Delicious spring vegetables and shiitake mushrooms. These mushrooms have been used medicinally for over 6,000 years in Asia. They are a great food source for iron, full of vitamin B and D. It’s important not to overcook them, otherwise you loose all this great stuff!


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Spring | Asparagus Pastry

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A Savory Pastry! It’s asparagus time! My favorite seasonal vegetable. There are so many different ways to prepare these gorgeous green veggies. This time I’ve chosen for a pastry dish to enhance the delicate flavor.

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Winter | Italian Stew with Sausages and Vegetables

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Italian meets Dutch.
Try this fantastic potato stew full of southern taste! A southern taste of aubergine topped of with some juicy mozzarella cheese and thyme flavoured sausages. This doesn’t look like a regular Italian dish. It’s more of a mix between the Dutch potatoes hodgepodge and popular vegetables and herbs used in the Italian cuisine.

Potato remains were found all the way back to 500 BC. They were worshiped then and worshiped now. A life without potatoes is unthinkable to me.

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