It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position

Our first winter here I discovered ‘cavolo nero’ and created some dish with an incredible amount for 2p. Above all it was not cooked enough so the taste of metal was really strong. Since then Iris refuses to reconsider this ingredient, but after 2 years, it’s about time to try it again. For 2p, chop … More It’s time to restore the cavolo nero back to it’s worthy position

Canned artichokes ?

Fresh artichokes are superb, but canned artichokes can be a perfect alternative for a lazy day or when baby artichokes are not available. Prebake a ready made puff pastry (make a few holes with a fork) in a cake form covered with firmly pressed baking paper in the oven at 180° for approx 10 mins. … More Canned artichokes ?

My life would never be complete without at least one oven ;-)

Soak 125 grams of green lentils in water, and 50 grams of spelt in another recipient for a few hours. Cover a baking tray with baking paper. Clean 750 grams of carrots. Cut them in halves. Spread on the baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1 table spoon of cumin seeds. Bake … More My life would never be complete without at least one oven 😉

Veggie veggie veggie

Foodbloggers as Julie Van den Kerckove are  succesful because of their personal style of cooking. Foodbloggers as docV are just having fun in the kitchen and love to try all those different personal styles of cooking, fusion foodblogger? Anyway Julies filled courgettes with mushrooms and a little cream of avocado are awesome. Cut the head … More Veggie veggie veggie

Marinated sardines

Fresh sardines are a delight, and this recipe is awesome. I love sardines. If you can persuade the fishmonker to prepare fillets, you have no excuse to try this really fantastic recipe. As a starter for 2p or as part of wonderful buffet 300 grams of fillets are approx 7-8 whole fishes which you can … More Marinated sardines

Fried fish

After two years of being here in Italy and not having an official job yet I understand that cooking is so much more relaxing if you can do it ‘slowly’ and for certain recipes it is so important to take your time. Remove the skin of 400 grams of salmon filet. Cut the fish in … More Fried fish

Asian salmon salad

I admit, I love Jamie Oliver. His cooking style inspires me since the early beginning and I’m still a big fan. This salad is really delicious, although I add more vegetables. For 2p, start with the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in 2 halves. Remove the seeds (and the skin if you prefer). Slice thinly. Mix … More Asian salmon salad