I’m a passionate cook, but my preferred recipes are simple, healthy, colorful and no waste. Now and again, I try something more ‘fancy’. Delicious.nl dedicated an article on Kobe Desramaults’new pop-up restaurant in Sicily. I was immediately inspired by the recipes. As starter, a combination of calamari, stracciatella ( the inner part of burrata), pistachio … More Imitating star chefs
Buy fresh calamari. Ask Mirco or your fishmonger to clean them for you. A portion of 300-350 grams is a perfect for 2p. Store in the freezer if you can’t prepare them on the same day. Defrost, rinse and chop. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 chili in a drizzle of olive oil. … More I’m still in love with Italy…
Hand hygiene has become common sense in Covid times. So using your hands while preparing your dinner is less risky. Anyway, this recipe cannot be made without. When I ordered the calamari, I definitely planned to fill them, not quite decided how. Mirco, the fishmonger, explained me the traditional way with bread, parsley, garlic, tuna … More Don’t be afraid to use your hands
Clean and slice 450 grams of fresh calamari ( frozen ones are a perfect alternative). Chop 1 shallots, 4 garlic cloves, 4cm of ginger and 1 chili. Heat a wok pan. Bake the squid first in a little drizzle of peanut oil. Set aside. Dry the wok pan. Add another drizzle of peanut oil. Bake … More Spicy squid
I’m a bit off schedule with my blogpost, but I have been busy for our guests. My parents in law are potato lovers. So this evening meal combines potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and calamari. Start with a chermoula. Mix 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon, a handful of fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons of paprika powder, 2 … More Calamari
How lucky we are to have connection with the world outside thanks to internet and social media. Due to a general technical problem we are disconnected for a few days.One of the reasons to cook on a gas stove is that, even if there’s a problem with electricity, cooking is still possible😉.Nduja piccante is a … More Help, no internet connection for the entire weekend
A lot of visitors are ‘afraid’ of squid. I always try to convince them to try it, just once. The sea is changing, due to the climatogical changes, and thus squid in general is moving towards more Northern countries. A real octopus with large tentacles is probably to shocking as first ‘contact with the squid … More Just try it, grilled squid!
Calamari, breadcrumb, garlic, lemon, tomato…the smell of summer! For 2 p clean 500 grams of fresh squid. Fry 1 chopped spicy pepper, 6 chopped garlic cloves and 2 handful of old breadcrumb in a good drizzle of olive oil. Add pepper and salt. Bake until crispy and golden brown. Put the mixture on kitchen paper … More The hottest day in Italy since the start of the measurments.