What a sweetie 🥰

For baking inspiration ‘Sweet’ written by Ottolenghi and Helen Goh is a wonderful source.The coconut cake with blueberries and almonds is awesome.Grease a springform of 23 cm with butter and cover with baking paper. Mix 180 grams of almond flour, 60 grams of grated coconut, 250 grams of sugar, 70 grams of self raising flour … More What a sweetie 🥰

The tarocco is back

Remember the blogpost of 17/2( Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange)with tarocco, a delicious recipe of delicious.nl? This time, no pomegranate, no pistachio nuts but still, yummie. Remove the skin, also the white parts, of 2 tarocco oranges (1pp). Slice thinly and put on baking paper. Spread … More The tarocco is back

Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Inspired again by this great book (thanks to Katrin, my youngest daughter, for this lovely present last Christmas xx) of Jamie Oliver, the menu of today is a cauliflower oven dish. The original recipe is a side dish for 8p. Split everything in two and you get a full meal for 2p (little variations on … More Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Sardines, tomato, wild fennel and pasta? Real Italian!!!

I’m not an expert in discovering eatable plants (although I try;-)), but wild fennel is an easy one with its combination of the typical smell and shape. Walking a few meters outside our living place here in Siena I discovered several little bushes of that fabulous wild herb. The edition of June 2017 of my … More Sardines, tomato, wild fennel and pasta? Real Italian!!!