Mozzarella, tomato, aubergine and basil are probably the most known ingredients of the italian cuisine. Put them all together in a dish and you will end up with the delicious parmigiana di melanzane. Cut the aubergines (2 for 4p) in slices of 1 cm, put them in a colander and add salt on every … More Italian classics, Parmigiana di melanzane
Today let’s go for pasta. Checking my cupboards I often find some leftover small amounts of pasta of different shapes which I then try to remember when we have a pasta for 2 (would be great to find smaller portions of only 150 grams). A ‘torta della pasta alla Norma’ will be a perfect choice … More Craving for some carbs
Thanks to the Arabs who brought the plant from Myanmar to Europe, more specific to Andalusia in Spain, we can use this delicous ingredient in many ways. Never eat them raw because you will get digestive complaints. On the other hand they should have a positive effect on the problem which we discussed in the … More The great family ‘Aubergine’
Before the trip cut an aubergine into two perfect halves and make a grid-like incisions in the white flesh (be careful not to cut through the skin). Add some salt and leave in a colander (min 20 mins). After the nice afternoon rinse the aubergine and dry. Put in an oven dish and drizzle some … More Cold and sunny weather ideal for a visit to Volterra in the afternoon, and what is better than an Italian meal to finish the day?
Everytime I eat moussaka it tasts a bit different, but most of the time it is a real rich dish. I love it, even rich, but I prefer a lighter version. A vegeterian version is also a great alternative. You need slices of boiled potato (2 potatoes pp), slices of aubergine (1 normal size aubergine … More Moussaka, always different: my light(er) version