The November magazine of ‘my’ supermarket Coop offers a lot for 1euro. The ‘crostata di polenta integrale con formaggio e broccoletti’ looks really attractive. No bacon and more vegetables and the recipe becomes a docV;-). Prepare 120 grams of whole wheat polenta in salted water (add some thyme for extra flavor), following the instructions. Pour … More Recipes and gastronomic culture
Last week our neighbours brought us a special welcome gift : extra vergine olive oil from the olive trees of our common olive trees. How wonderful to have our own olive oil, approx 15 liters!!! The local olive oil has a wonderful reputation in Tuscany. Soon we will try to follow a course to learn … More Special gift, special feeling
If people ask me what my favorite dish is, there is no way I could give you an immediate answer. Followers of my blog can probably notice that I love to serve everything on one large plate ( call it Ottolenghi style or docV’s ;-)). I prefer to combine lots of vegetables (min 300 grams … More Wintersalad
Cauliflower has it all : cheap, healthy, good looking and a creative protagonist in the world kitchen. Cut the cauliflower in smaller pieces. If the cauliflower is fresh, you can use it all. Blanch shortly. The brand new book of Ottolenghi, Simple, gives me even more inspiration. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves … More Always a hit, cauliflower
We try to understand the italian system of rennovation works. Prepared with a long list, with our priorities, we meet our lovely geometra (also a real italian profession), Filippo, to discuss our plans. We try to understand each other in the best way and realize that it’s a good idea to send a weekly ‘reminder’. … More Late appointment, quick meal
For 2p, mix 300 grams of self raising flour with 210 ml of water, pepper, salt and 1 table spoon of dried basil. Cover and store at room temperature for at least 6h. Slice 2 medium sized eggplants. Oil the slices and bake at both sides. Chop 4 garlic cloves. Mix with a good drizzle … More Build a pizza
Yes, I’m still capable to do an exam 😉. Lots of questions responded with a lot of words in Italian, hoping to have given the answer belonging to the correct question. The blog post of today is inspired by the monthly magazine of ‘my’ supermarket. Boil 120 grams of whole weat polenta in salted water, … More Start a Sunday with a test of counseling in Italian. Finish this Sunday with a ‘Crostata di polenta integrale con formaggio e broccoli’.