Purple day

Certain days are over before they really started. Today is one of those. So a bit of beautiful color will cheer me up.Pre boil 800 grams of beetroot for 20 mins. Remove the skin and chop in cubes.Clean 600 grams of purple potatoes. Cut in slices or cubes. Chop 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves … More Purple day

I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Where radicchio is Italian, chicory is a product from Belgium and the Netherlands. I try to avoid buying import products but certain ingredients are too delicious, I’m sorry. For 2p, bake 1 kilo of chicory, cut in quarters, brown in some butter. Add 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh sage. Make a bechamel. Add 60 grams … More I came from a region where chicory was cultivated in soil

Autumn and winter, the season for an authentic cheese taleggio

Since the 11th century taleggio is made in a small town Taleggio in Val Taleggio, close to Bergamo in Lombardia. Stracchino is the original name and is derived from straccho = tired. After a summer with a lot of exercise, the cows were tired or straccho. Taleggio is still being prepared artisanally  but now also … More Autumn and winter, the season for an authentic cheese taleggio