Filled cutie

A tasty pumpkin of approx 1 kilo is a perfect portion for 2p.Half the pumpkin, remove the seeds. Put the halves with the skin upwards in an oven dish( 1 for each is nice to serve). Spread some oil. Bake in the oven at 200° for 30 mins. Stop the oven and keep the pumpkin … More Filled cutie

Panzanella

Panzanella is a typical Italian dish, based on tomatoes and bread. My version is, of course, a little different, but with the same ingredients.The warm tomato salad will be served with some grilled fish for Iris, and some Italian sausages for me.Wash 800 grams of cherry tomatoes. Remove the stems. Put them in a large … More Panzanella

Local shopping

I was used to shop weekly in the big supermarket in Siena and an occasional shopping in the local stores. Since the lock down I feel so lucky with 2 local grocery shops, fish is now frozen instead of fresh and the choice of vegetables and fruit is less abundant but fresh. Rectangular puff pastry … More Local shopping