It could be interpreted as ‘over organisation ‘, but if we have friends staying for a few days I have my menu and shopping list ready for the whole time. Our two fridges can store fresh food for 4p for approx 4-5 days. On Thursday we can visit the local market for some extra fruit … More Ingrid and Guido, friends since 30 years, are easy guests
Yesterday I was cleaning my kitchen and noticed to have to many dried beans. 500 grams of dried white beans end in a pan with water to soak for 24 hours. During those 24 hours I will find a way to prepare them. Drain the beans. Put them back in new water, add some salt, … More Bean burgers
The Amalfi Coast is awesome. Mozzarella and lemon are two important ingredients. This delicious appetizer, a variation on the recipe of Jamie Oliver, is such a fantastic combination of those two protagonists. Buy a medium sized Amalfi lemon ( they can be as big as a melon). Walk along the coastline and take 4 fresh … More What a beautiful area in Italy
Clean 1 small celery ( 800 grams +/-). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 1 sweet potato ( 600 grams ). Chop in cubes and put on baking paper. Clean 300 grams of carrots. Chop and put on the same oven tray on the baking paper. Add a good drizzle of olive … More Celery and sweet potato, I hope they can ease the muscular pains due to all those stairs up and down, down and up😎
We love to travel and stay in appartments mainly to have more freedom and to have a kitchen. Lunch outside, dinner inside our temporarily home is our ideal formula. Dinner outside is for sure optional if we are sure to eat in a special way. An appartment with oven is ideal. Coming home after hiking … More Wherever you travel and you plan to cook your own meal now and again, take some baking paper with you😂
I haven’t seen white or purple asparagus here in Tuscany. The green ones of today are from Puglia. White asparagus are more common in Belgium but are often expensive. We were always lucky to get super fresh ones from one of the nephews of one of the monastic sisters who lived opposite our house. Tonight … More Green or white or purple asparagus?
For 2p, remove the skin and chop 1 small butternut pumpkin( approx 800 grams of pumpkin left). Put the cubes on baking paper. Add 4 peeled garlic cloves and a drizzle of olive oil. Bake in the oven at 200° for 25-30 mins. Cool down. Boil 120 grams of integral spaghetti in salted water al … More Pumpkin spaghetti pie