A wish list

A few days before people are arriving I ask for a wish list for breakfast and dinner. Ingrid and Guido will be here in approximately 5h. Time enough to prepare a simple fennel soup, fresh bread and a stew with polpo. Boil 1,5 kilo of frozen polpo for 1h in plain water. Chop 1 large … More A wish list

Ideal starter

Beetroot and leek combined in a starter seems rather unusual, but… If I would have to choose the best Ottolenghi cookbook until so far, although I haven’t seen the recent one ‘Flavor’, my favorite is ‘Jerusalem’. It was my first meeting, ‘the first cut is the deepest’-sensation. In search for a menu for friends (5p … More Ideal starter

Ovenbaked radicchio, grilled chicken and creamy anchovies sauce

How would I survive without oven ;-)?  For 4p, season 1 large or 2 small chicken with chicken herbs. The butterfly shape looks great and reduces oven time. Put the chicken in a large oven dish. Add a drizzle of olive oil and bake at 180-200° for approx 1h (depends on size of the chicken … More Ovenbaked radicchio, grilled chicken and creamy anchovies sauce