Easy curry

Red and green curry paste are permanent ingredients in my storage. I buy those larger pots and store them in the freezer. Exotic cooking has never been easier. Wash and chop 1 celeriac of approximately 600 grams in cubes ( no need to remove the skin). Spread the cubes on baking paper. Sprinkle 1 table … More Easy curry

What is better than laksa after a whole day online course

Laksa is a Malaysian, Singaporean noodle based soup based on coconut milk and curry paste. I didn’t really check online but I’m convinced that there are an abundant number of varieties. Remember I’m doing this master in counseling? Today I had my one before last day of course. I promised myself not to irritate myself … More What is better than laksa after a whole day online course

Thanks to Antonio Carluccio, delicious.nl, Donna Hay, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Yottam Ottolengi,…., and Christmas I have an impressive collection of books and magazines

Every day cooking, cooking for special occasions is so much more fun if you allow yourself to be inspired. It all started when I was a child, although I had to fight ( with mother)for years before being allowed as cook in her kitchen. She inspired me and later I know that I inspired her … More Thanks to Antonio Carluccio, delicious.nl, Donna Hay, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Yottam Ottolengi,…., and Christmas I have an impressive collection of books and magazines

Curry paste

In oriental supermarkets, which are difficult to find here in Tuscany, you find a grand variety of ready made mixtures to use as base for easy oriental cooking. To make your own yellow, green, red, …curry pastes you need so many ingredients, which are even more difficult to find here. Thus, buy different flavors and … More Curry paste

Mussels Thaï style with Italian fresh cilantro, finally!

Italian mussels are different, and surely much smaller than Belgian or Dutch ones. For 3p 3-4 kilo is a good portion. Before going to the supermarket we made a detour to a ‘vivaio’ which is a garden center where in february  they promised me fresh coriander. In between the oregano and basil a lonesome cilantro … More Mussels Thaï style with Italian fresh cilantro, finally!