My sous-chef

He always hoped something would fall on the floor. If I spent too many hours in the kitchen he would move himself to a less comfy but stylish pillow to snore in the kitchen while I was cooking. He was our dearest friend for almost 12 years. Today he died peacefully, in between the two … More My sous-chef

Lucky we, a delivery of fresh baby artichokes in the local store 😋

For 2p 8 baby artichokes is a lovely portion. Clean the artichokes by removing stems, outer leaves and top part. Cut in wedges and put in cold water mixed with the juice of 1 lemon. Slice 4 garlic cloves. Put then in a large oven dish. Drain the artichokes and spread them in the oven … More Lucky we, a delivery of fresh baby artichokes in the local store 😋

Round shapes

Meat balls, cherry tomatoes and flat round pasta to finish a rainy day. Our garden is surrounded by an eatable bay leaf hedge. The rain is more than welcome. For 2p mix 300 grams of minced meat ( 2/3 chicken and 1/3 sausage meat) with 1 table spoon of fresh parsley and few chopped mint … More Round shapes

Earthy flavors

For 2p brine 4 chicken chops in 500 ml of salted water (dissolve 20 grams of seasalt in 500 ml of lukewarm water and cool down) with a few large pieces of the skin (try to peel without the white part of the skin) of an orange, 1 fresh bay leaf, 1 rosemary twig and … More Earthy flavors