A small piece of bottarga di muggine (30grams), chopped or grated, transforms a simple pasta dish in a fabulous recipe. For 2p, chop 750 grams of courgettes, 1 large clove of a huge aglione ( is family of garlic, but less garlicky), 1 chili. Put in an oven dish. Spread a drizzle of olive oil … More Bottarga di muggine =salted mullet roe
Although courgettes are a real local ingredient I don’t seem to manage to have my own harvest. I bought healthy plants, planted them on the compost ground, watered them every day and still 😭, not even flowers. Courgettes are, next to tomatoes, my preferred vegetables. The following pasta recipe is delicious and super easy. For … More What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?
Not only beautiful, but tasty, healthy…a tian is one of those dishes who has it all. Slice 1 medium sized eggplant in slices of 0.5 cm. Put them in a colander, spread some salt on each layer. After 30 mins to 1 hour, rinse the slices and dry. Slice 2 medium sized courgettes and 4 … More A tian is an awesome dish
I could eat courgettes every single day, but there are a few good reasons why I don’t 😉. The smaller sized, a bit ‘hairy’ variety, is commonly available with the attached flower. According to me, they are less watery and thus, have more taste. Wash 900 grams of those courgettes. First, chop off the flowerpart. … More Crispy courgettes
Only by writing this title in Italian I’m sure to catch your attention. Pane carasau is a typical bread from Sardegna. It’s meant to conserve a longer period. ( ‘Carasare’ = ‘tostare’ or to toast) Instead of pasta sheets the pane carasau is used to create layers. The bread can be bought ready made. For … More Lasagna di pane carasau alle verdure
If I have to make a choice between the taste of a meal or the appearance, I will certainly go for the taste. If I can make a dish more attractive without the need of all my patience, I will do my very best, of course. Layers of food are always a surprise for your … More A vegetarian artistic lasagna
Gerda is leaving tomorrow. We did a great job. I learned how to paint doors in the most perfect way. We were outside during most of the day ( amazing, we are only February). But what about our dinner? Luckely we have a small supermarket nearby. You know, the one where they prepare me fresh … More Perfect painting but don’t forget to cook😉