Green vegetables and lemon of our own lemon tree in progress

Our dear Italian friends, Giancarla and Lucia, gave us a small lemon tree which we baptised as Lalu. Lalu is still waiting in our future dining room to be brought outside once the climate is stable enough. The few lemons which were hanging on the plant are falling. I was afraid that they would have … More Green vegetables and lemon of our own lemon tree in progress

Old Sicilian recipe, originally called ‘pasta for poor people’

For  2p chop 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Fry and add 2 table spoons of dried raisins, 3 table spoons of pine nuts and 8 pickled anchovies. Stir. Add ½ glas of red wine and 4 table spoons of tomato puree, OR, add 2 table spoons of red wine vinegar and 5 … More Old Sicilian recipe, originally called ‘pasta for poor people’