La bellissima Sicilia

After two weeks in Sicily it’s about time to post something new. We had a wonderful time exploring the island. Sicily has so much to offer. We even passed by the little village Sambuca where Oskar, our 2year old doggie, came from. It was an emotional experience, for Oskar, for us and for the enthusiastic, … More La bellissima Sicilia

Pagello Fragolino

It could be the name of a poet, but it’s a fish. Pagello fragolino is a beautiful sea bream. I asked Mirco, the fishmonger, to bring me a local, seasonal whole fish. What a name! Reading online the most common way to prepare would be ( again) with tomatoes. A gorgeous cauliflower is our side … More Pagello Fragolino

Fresh fresh fresh

Although we are in the red zone until after the Easter weekend, a visit to the market was ‘allowed’ to buy food and plants. So tonight we can have some fresh sea bass, ovenbaked new potatoes, and roasted broccoli with oranges and black olives😋.Chop 700 grams of broccoli in litte roses and cubes ( add … More Fresh fresh fresh

Spring ingredients

I love the texture and flavor of new roasted potatoes, especially in combination with typical spring ingredients such as green asparagus and peas. For 3 portions, wash 1 kilo of new potatoes. Cut in large wedges. Spread on an oven dish. Add 2 table spoons of olive oil, salt, pepper, a few bay leaves and … More Spring ingredients

Baba ganoush

The last cookbook of Donna Hay cannot get some rest on the shelf. The baba ganoush bowl is an awesome way to prepare eggplant. Cut 2 medium sized eggplants in halves. Make a few incisions in the flesh. Spread 4 sliced garlic cloves in the incisions. Put the eggplant halves on baking paper with the … More Baba ganoush

Sweeties

Put 200 grams of digestive cookies and 50 grams of butter (room temperature) in a small kitchen robot to create the base for 7 little cheesecakes.Cover 7 small oven pots ( +/-8cm diameter) with baking paper. Divide the cookies in 7 portions. Press with a spoon. Store in the fridge.Mix 250 grams of ricotta, 170 … More Sweeties