Time for cabbage

Italians use a lot of cabbage in their recipes, and not only in the cold season. Green cabbage is one of the most popular ones, as side dish, filled, or in combination with other ingredients. Don’t eat it every day, because your intestines will not agree (too much nitrites). Boil 120 grams of big pasta … More Time for cabbage

Elegant cauliflower

Not liking cauliflower is a ‘real loss’. Cauliflower is cheap, is healthy, is beautiful, is the perfect partner in traditional and non traditional dishes from all over the world. (no, I wasn’t paid to write this down ;-)). For 2p, blanch a small, fresh cauliflower of approx 600 grams in salted water. Save and chop … More Elegant cauliflower

Old Sicilian recipe, originally called ‘pasta for poor people’

For  2p chop 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Fry and add 2 table spoons of dried raisins, 3 table spoons of pine nuts and 8 pickled anchovies. Stir. Add ½ glas of red wine and 4 table spoons of tomato puree, OR, add 2 table spoons of red wine vinegar and 5 … More Old Sicilian recipe, originally called ‘pasta for poor people’