Cheese lover

My calcium intake is sufficient. I’m a real cheese addict, although I try to consider the intake of daily kcal. The last edition of delicious.nl has a few fabulous recipes with cheese as protagonist. Chop 2 large leeks in pieces of 1-2 cm. Put in a buttered oven dish. Add pepper, salt, 1 table spoon … More Cheese lover

Beautiful red

Cut 6 small red onions in quarters. Chop 1 large red bell pepper in long pieces and 4 garlic cloves. Spread all together in an oven dish. Add a little drizzle of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of dried basil. Bake in the oven at 180° for 20 mins. After 20 mins add 300 grams … More Beautiful red

Croque mozzarella

You know that spongy thin white toast bread? That’s the one you need for this recipe.4 croques, 8 slices of that bread, 4 slices of mozzarella, 1 egg, 2 table spoons of flour, 100ml of semi skimmed milk and 1 table spoon of dried basil.Create 4 mozzarella sandwiches. Press at the sides to close the … More Croque mozzarella

Green asparagus with pasta and anchovies sauce

For the first time I’ll try the ‘pasta d’acciughe ‘, a paste made of pure anchovies. I imagine that a creamy anchovies sauce, green asparagus and pasta are great for a delicious Friday evening dinner.More vegetables than pasta, is my preferred balance. Clean 800 grams of green asparagus by removing the woody end. Chop in … More Green asparagus with pasta and anchovies sauce

Easy lasagna

Lasagna is considered to be comfort food. It’s challenging to find less rich versions without questioning the flavor.Defrost 400 grams of spinach. Drain. Mix with 250 grams of ricotta, 2 teaspoons of dried thyme, pepper, salt and nutmeg.Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 red onion in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 500 … More Easy lasagna

Local shopping

I was used to shop weekly in the big supermarket in Siena and an occasional shopping in the local stores. Since the lock down I feel so lucky with 2 local grocery shops, fish is now frozen instead of fresh and the choice of vegetables and fruit is less abundant but fresh. Rectangular puff pastry … More Local shopping