Remember Tessa Kiros?

I have a few cookbooks of Tessa Kiros in my kitchen. Traveling and cooking and eating…many ways to explore a country. The following recipe is simple, tasty, cheap and for sure loved by everyone. Although you can mix ( courgettes, tomatoes or bell pepper) I have chosen 7 beautiful tomatoes. Slice off the top of … More Remember Tessa Kiros?

Totani in zimino

‘In zimino’ derived from the Arabic word ‘samin’ and stands for : preparing fish in butter or olive oil with a sauce of bitter vegetables. Ursula Ferrigno describes this lovely dish in one of her cookbooks ‘Buonissimo’. Clean and chop 500 grams of small squid ( totani or small calamari or moscardini). Store cool. Clean … More Totani in zimino

Easy curry

Red and green curry paste are permanent ingredients in my storage. I buy those larger pots and store them in the freezer. Exotic cooking has never been easier. Wash and chop 1 celeriac of approximately 600 grams in cubes ( no need to remove the skin). Spread the cubes on baking paper. Sprinkle 1 table … More Easy curry

Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist

The October delicious.nl is awesome. Sabrina Ghayour is an expert in Middle Eastern and Iranian cooking. Spicy rice with green beans and tomato, or the classical combination with meat ‘loobia polow’ is delicious. Our loobia polow has grilled sardines as protein supplier. For 2-3p, cook 150 grams of basmati rice for 5 mins. Rinse and … More Iran’s traditional recipes with a twist