I’m not really a fan of puree. In my years of working in a hospital the classical side dish was often puree, every day a different color. It’s possible that in the future this way of preparing food will have to become my favorite, but as long as I have teeth I prefer to use … More Puree?
There are many different cheese cakes and torte della nonna. Especially when they start to become lookalikes, I love them. So I often prepare something in between, and it is so easy if you start with a ready made pastry. Mix 500 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt with 100 gram of low fat ricotta, … More Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna
Iris gave me a few years ago a special ‘smoke ‘barbecue, which I never used because I’m not a ‘fire’ person. To smoke your own fish seems of course a delicious idea. In one of the recent magazines of Libelle-lekker.be I read this recipe of smoked fish in the oven, on pine cones. Let’s try. … More How to smoke salmon in the oven?
Our temporary kitchen is not so ideal to make home made pasta, but, I promised. It’s really amazing how many recipes you can find to prepare pasta dough. What is really important is the right flour, 00 or fine semolina. For each 100,150 grams of flour you need 1 egg. Add some oil to make … More Extra large ravioli
I love broccoli but their sibling, the romanesco is the winner in the beauty contest. Chop the cabbage in flowers, and don’t forget to chop the stem as well. Boil some salted water. Add the vegetables and cook al dente. Remove from the water. Use the same water to prepare whole grain pasta (120 grams … More Stylish romanesco cabbage
Finally I tried those ugly look-alikes of celery. Cardoon is an old vegetable, a family member of the artichokes. Remove the hard part, the ugly parts, the wires by peeling them. Put the pieces in water with lemon. Boil the cardoon for 30 mins, or even more, until al dente. Drain and chop in small … More A few days ago ‘mama Anna’ made us a ‘sformatino di gobbi’
I love meat balls. Sometimes I decide to prepare dishes with meat balls for special occasions, for the kids, you know?? In no time that dish is finished and the more fancy dishes are waiting for the second tour. Mix 400 grams of minced chicken meat seasoned with pepper, salt, chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon … More Chubby meat balls