Donna Hay has a new book ‘everyday fresh’. Thanks to delicious.nl I get the vibe and inspiration to prepare vegetables in another surprising way. When I was a child I hated white cabbage, the texture, the smell and the boring combination with bechamel sauce. Gradually I discovered other combinations which made this cheap and healthy … More Super fresh, super easy
Cannelloni of courgettes filled with ricotta…Donna Hay, grazie mille! Delicious magazine and Donna Hay show us a few pages of the last cookbook ‘Brilliance kids’. A main dish becomes a starter in my case, and we skip the mozzarella (to skip some kcal). For a starter for 3-4p I use 100 grams of frozen (fresh … More There we go again : courgettes
Start with the dough. Step 1: mix ½ table spoon of honey, 312 ml of warm water and ½ teaspoon of dried yeast in a recipient. Set aside. Put 455 grams of farro flour and 1 ½ teaspoon of salt in the kitchen robot with the dough hook. Knead slowly and add slowly the yeast … More Flour of farro in a calzone with pumpkin
Donna Hay convinced me to try out her ricotta- gnocchi recipe. Prepare the dough in advance. Mix 250 gram of ricotta, 120 grams of flour, 50 grams of grated parmigiano, 2 eggs, pepper and salt to an elastic dough (add flour if too soft). Mix with 100 grams of chopped fresh spinach (covered with boiling … More Spinach-ricotta gnocchi
In between 4 weeks of laundry (the smell of Laos in Siena;-)) I take a quick look in my new cooking magazines and cook books. My shopping list is extensive and must deliver food for more than a week (occasional guests included). Donna Hay’s last book ‘Basics to brilliance’ is brilliant. The salmon niçoise with … More An extensive shopping list
On a windy and sunny Saturday our kitchen is the coziest room to spend some time in. Living in a typical appartment on the first floor the kitchen connects us with the life of the courtyard. It might feel like ‘una giornata particolare’ scene (small scale) in 2017. Everybody can hear and smell what you … More Pumpkin!
Our last purchase ‘Life in Balance’ by Donna Hay in an Italian translation inspires the Friday night dinner. For 2p cut 1 big or 2 smaller cucumbers in thin slices. Add 1 chopped garlic clove, 1 small spicy pepper in tiny slices, 2 teaspoons of mirin, juice of 1 lime, a pinch of salt and … More Fish in a Dukkah jacket