Imitating star chefs

I’m a passionate cook, but my preferred recipes are simple, healthy, colorful and no waste. Now and again, I try something more ‘fancy’. 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

Spicy squid

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

Help, no internet connection for the entire weekend

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 possibleūüėČ.Nduja piccante is a … More Help, no internet connection for the entire weekend

The hottest day in Italy since the start of the measurments.

Calamari, breadcrumb, garlic, lemon, tomato‚Ķthe 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.