Scaccia ragusana

This recipe is already a while on my list. Wikipedia is again a great helpline to understand the origin. ‘Scaccia (plural: scacce) or scacciata is a stuffed flat bread in Sicilian cuisine. Scaccia is made with a very thin rectangular layer of dough, folded on itself three or four times. It can be stuffed with different ingredients, the more common variations are … More Scaccia ragusana

Ricotta pancakes

Pancakes are my favorite afternoon delight and this recipe is awesome. You need 180 grams of selfraising flour, 250 ml of semi skimmed milk, 3 eggs, 125 grams of ricotta and 2 sachets of vanilla sugar. Seef the flour. Add a pinch of salt and tbe vanilla sugar. Mix the egg yolks with the ricotta … More Ricotta pancakes

Unlimited number

Google recipes for eggplant and tomatoes and you’ll find an incredible amount of variations. It’s really easy to create some more. For 4p you need : 4 large eggplants, 1 kilo of cherry tomatoes, 6-8 garlic cloves, 4 salted sun-dried tomatoes, 400 grams of mozzarella and 16 salted anchovies filets. Start the oven at 200 … More Unlimited number

Quick fennel soup

Chop and wash 3 bulbs of fennel. Heat a pan with 2 table spoons of olive oil. Add the fennel, 4 garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of basil and 1 chili. Bake and stir. Add 2 liters of vegetable stock. Allow to simmer for approximately 30 minutes. Blend. Add  300 ml of oatmilk. Taste, add … More Quick fennel soup

A wish list

A few days before people are arriving I ask for a wish list for breakfast and dinner. Ingrid and Guido will be here in approximately 5h. Time enough to prepare a simple fennel soup, fresh bread and a stew with polpo. Boil 1,5 kilo of frozen polpo for 1h in plain water. Chop 1 large … More A wish list

Italian classic

Guests are coming and going. Cooking for 4p is for certain recipes much easier than for 2p. To please my mother in law, I prepare a real Italian classical dish, ossobuco. Iris doesn’t eat meat but doesn’t mind eating vegetables cooked together with meat. I buy 4 slices of vealshank ( total = bone included, … More Italian classic

Panzanella

Tomatoes are at their best. I know, I could consider my own production but I have a long list of good arguments against 😉. Ottolenghi has a personalized recipe. It’s really delicious. For 2p, roast 3 slices of ciabatta ( +/- 100 grams. Cut in cubes. Cut 600 grams of different salad tomatoes in chubby … More Panzanella