Polpo is one of my favorites of the whole squid family. Buy them super fresh and cleaned, put them in the freezer or cook them immediately. A squid of approx 1 kilo is perfect for a carbon free meal for 2p. Put the polpo in a large amount of water. Add some bay leaves, fresh … More Hot summer = large salads
My week in Rome was intense. I met so many ‘real’ people. I need some time to disconnect. So, what did I do today? Painting some cupboards, trying to get a clear time schedule for the following weeks because I count on cooking in my new kitchen on the 15th of August. Cut 600 grams … More Back on track
Tomorrow I leave for an intensive training, in the framework of the master course, to Rome. Everyone seems very excited but I still have my doubts, especially because the renovations will continue, and I would have preferred to be around. What we will eat during that week is up to Iris who will be responsible … More A blog break
Although our kitchen is really dirty, I manage to prepare us some food. Luckely we have this little supermarket on walking distance to get some fresh food. The builders disconnected one fridge coincidentally and thus, we have less storage. How to keep on eating fairly healthy in rather inaccessible kitchen? Chop and fry 4 garlic … More A lot of progress and a lot of mess
They are all over the place, there is hardly a spot for us left now. Tonight I have no access to the kitchen and thus, a good reason to go to one of the local restaurants in the village for a real pizza. Buonissimo 😋.
Capres are in fact unopened flower buds of the Capparis spinosa. To conserve them they can be put on salt or in vinegar. Rinse 500 grams of cherry tomatoes. Halve them. Put in an oven dish. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves, a handful of chopped fresh basil, 1 chili, 3 table spoons of chopped drained … More Capres
Canned tuna can be really yucky ( even worse than cat food) or incredible yummy. It helps to see that it still is tuna. The Italians eat a lot of good quality canned tuna and buy often those huge vases filled with chunks of tasty tuna commonly with olive oil. This olive oil adds to … More Little tuna balls