Back home

We’ve been traveling for 10 days in a few nearby provinces : Urbino, Cesena, Rimini, Ravenna, Pesaro, Ferrara, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Mantua and some more villages in between. What a beautiful trip and how nice to be home. While traveling we really experienced the change in season. On the road I discovered a few new … More Back home

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

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

Dinner with a view

It takes so much more than good food to turn a dinner into a moment of enjoyment, even if the food itself is not unimportant. Outdoor dinners in good company and with an amazing view are my favorites. And honestly, we have a lot to of those awesome dinners at our place. Tonight’s dinner is … More Dinner with a view