Viva l’Italia

He can do it, the one and only Jamie Oliver! His last cookbook, a tribute to his masters Contaldo and Carluccio (who was also one of my ‘teachers’ on television, ages ago 😉, is full of fantastic recipes ins pired by the nonna of different areas in Italy. Today is Friday and thus a perfect … More Viva l’Italia

Sunday dinner

During my childhood chicken was often on the menu on a Sunday, and it still is. With a little help from my friends ;-), the ‘two greedy Italians’, Carluccio and Contaldo, ovenbaked chicken with artichokes, onions, potatoes and rosemary. I serve a main course for 3p (yes, yes, Elodie is our table guest for a … More Sunday dinner

Majestic swordfish

Swordfish is a great fish to grill but timing is not easy, rapidly the fish becomes too dry (confirmed by my dear mother ;-)). The choice of sidedishes is large, but to please my precious audience a potato dish is a must. Antonio Carlucci and Gennaro Contaldo have this great book ‘Two gready Italians’ with … More Majestic swordfish