Tasty spelt

Spelt of farro is very popular in Italy. A lot of my friends here eat it daily instead of pasta ( yes, also Italians reduce their carbs intake). Mix 200 grams of spelt flour with a pinch of salt, 50 grams of cold butter in cubes. Mix and knead. Add 75 ml of cold water … More Tasty spelt

Quinoa?

Quinoa is not really my favorite ingredient, but now and again 😉. Boil 100 grams of quinoa following the instructions. Cut 2 eggplants in halves. Make a few incisions in the meat. Brush some oil on each side. Put them with the skin upwards on baking paper. Bake in the oven at 200° for 30 … More Quinoa?

Lentil balls

Boil 150 grams of brown lentils al dente in salted water. Drain. Add 2 chopped garlic cloves, 2 table spoons of chopped parsley, 1 egg, 1 table spoon of tomatoes puree,75 grams of grinded pistacchio, and some breadcrumb ( check the consistency). Crush everything ( I wouldn’t use the blender because then you can still … More Lentil balls

Celery and turmeric

Celery has become a popular ingredient,.and above all, it’s really cheap and healthy 👍. For 2p, chop 500 grams of potatoes and 1 small sized celery of approx 800 grams in cubes of 2 cm. Mix with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, pepper, salt and … More Celery and turmeric

Our US heritage: Kathy and Peter and old bay seasoning.

Before our move to Italy, the original plan was to move to the area of WashingtonDC. We went house hunting and got to know really wonderful people, such as Kathy and Peter, but the gut feeling about moving to US wasn’t right. It took a few weeks before deciding not to go, but Kathy, Peter … More Our US heritage: Kathy and Peter and old bay seasoning.