I love the recipe of the Sicilian meatballs (cfr blogpost Pasta with Sicilian meat balls and courgettes are a delight in your mouth after a few hours drive) The combination of the lemon zeste, lemon juice and fresh bay leaf is delicious. This time I serve them for 4p in combination with 250 grams of … More Remember the Sicilian meatballs?
Swordfish is a great fish to grill but timing is not easy, rapidly the fish becomes too dry (confirmed by my dear mother ;-)). The choice of sidedishes is large, but to please my precious audience a potato dish is a must. Antonio Carlucci and Gennaro Contaldo have this great book ‘Two gready Italians’ with … More Majestic swordfish
Elodie brought me some unknown spices from Indonesia, the rendang mixture and the typical curry mixture which is completely different from the mixtures from Madras or the ‘normal’ supermarket mixtures. A good recipe to try them out! Boil 18 quail eggs for approx 4-5 mins. Prepare 600 grams of minced meat (chicken, pork, turkey, or … More Indonesian curry balls and courgettini
For 2p boil 70 grams of quinoa al dente. Mix the quinoa with 2 table spoons of sliced black olives, 1 finely chopped onion, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped spicy little pepper and zeste of 1 lemon. Empty the belly of a seabass and make some oblique incisions at both sides. Put the fish … More Courgettini, quinoa : fancy food
My first experience (a few years ago) preparing gnocchi was not very succesful and ended up as a puree in the oven! Since then I hesitate to make them, and that is probably silly. The gnocchi romana are different because they are not supposed to be cooked in water but to be baked in the … More Gnocchi adventure 😉