Savory rice pudding

Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley have written a beautiful story about Palestina in ‘Falastin’. We had planned a nice trip to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv end of August, but we decided a few months ago to cancel it for obvious reasons. Thanks to my cookbooks, we can continue travelling, on our plate. Labaniet alzahar is … More Savory rice pudding

Mac ‘n Cheese

Tonight we try to ignore certain ‘creatures’ (I’m normally quite a apolitical person) by enjoying an American favorite on your plate. For 2p, you need 600 grams of chopped and rinsed leek, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 40 grams of grated emmental (gruyere would have been better) cheese, 1 mozzarella of 200grams, 200 ml of cream … More Mac ‘n Cheese

Where is Summer?

The weather is awkward. Socks and warm clothes are still useful. Nice comfort food is still allowed. For 2p slice 800 grams of radicchio. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the radicchio and 2 teaspoons of dried thyme and 1 small can of drained anchovies. Stir … More Where is Summer?

The real stuff

Wikipedia tells you a lot about ‘pasta carbonara’. It’s so cute that Italian regions compete to be connected to the origin of a popular, traditional pasta recipe, as pasta carbonara is. The real stuff is made with guanciale, witch is the muscular part of the cheek of a pig. I couldn’t really find that particular … More The real stuff

Too much comfortfood?

During winter our body seems to ask for more comfortfood to control our temperature, or to make it even more cosy. Lasagne is, for sure, thé number 1 of Italian comfortfood. Reduce the amount of kcal by avoiding meat, and trying to find lighter ways to prepare the bechamel sauce. The extra thin lasagna sheets, … More Too much comfortfood?

A winter classical

Filled green cabbage rolls in a classical bechamel sauce has always been one of my favorites. My mother used to prepare this recipe so deliciously. Her bechamel sauce was probably richer than mine, as most of the classical recipes contained more butter, more fat than we try to use now. I have different versions, also … More A winter classical