The less I try, the better it grows! I’m more and more convinced that ‘real gardening’ is not my thing. Although it must be awesome to go to your kitchen garden and collect what you want to prepare. For 2p chop and fry 300 grams of chicken filet in a drizzle of sunflower oil. Remove … More Coriander harvest
I love the smell of barbecue, but I’m not so into barbecue-ing myself. Healthy, tasty, economic, creative,…., and also ‘safe’ cooking is one of my prefered adjectives. Only, if someone-experienced-and addictive would stand next to the barbecue I’m willing to prepare all the marinades, side dishes, sauces. Also for a group of 2p? Not really, … More No, I’m not a real barbecue fan.
Cooking is not always time consuming, and doesn’t have to be elegant to be healthy and tasty. Marinate chopped chicken in olive oil, lemon juice, pepper and salt. Chop sweet potatoes, eggplant, courgettes, mushrooms, tomatoes, onion, garlic. Add a few stems of fresh rosemary, olive oil and put everything on baking paper in the oven … More Sometimes, I just ‘throw’ the food in the oven
I don’t know why but you can’t find chicken breast with skin here in Italy. I found this great macelleria in Taverna d’Arbia and hope to convince them soon to do this for me ;-). Although I know that for Iris the white of a chicken leg is not the same as chicken breast, I … More Easy cooking, broccoli chicken and rice, all-in one
Tom Yum Goong paste, which is meant to be used to prepare the easy version of the famous and delicious soup, can also be used as base for any other thai-like dish. I keep it in the freezer. Bake 500 grams of oyster mushrooms in a drizzle of peanut oil. Set aside. Chop and fry … More The Asian twist
For 5p chop and fry 1 red onion, 6 garlic cloves, 4 cm of ginger in some peanut oil. Add 500 grams of cut chicken filet. Bake and add 2 teaspoons of yellow curry paste (normally much more for people who like spicy). Add 1 chopped large bell pepper. Stir. Add 300 grams of frozen … More Training with chopsticks
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