This is a good one

Elegant cooking is not really my thing. During weekends I try to add some extra effort ( without adding too many kcal). Tonight farro ( less carbs than risotto rice), artichokes and a creamy parmesan sauce are the ingredients for our dinner. Chop and fry 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves and 1 chili in … More This is a good one

They are back😋

Baby artichokes are awesome ingredients. I admit, there is more to throw on the compost heap. Tonight’s dinner is a pasta dish with artichokes and gorgonzola. If you agree with me that less pasta and more vegetables ( really not Italian style) is the best, clean 8 baby artichokes. Cut them in 4 or 8 … More They are back😋

Prepare a ‘cacio e pepe’ in advance…a contradiction?

A perfect cacio e pepe could seem easy, but it isn’t. To obtain the perfect creaminess you need to balance the right amount of cheese and the right amount of cooking water. A frittata of pasta cacio e pepe is not so delicate, and also be a perfect recipe to prepare in advance. For a … More Prepare a ‘cacio e pepe’ in advance…a contradiction?

Slow cooking

The words ‘tian’ and ‘tajine’ are borrowed from French, one in Old Provençal, the other Berber “from the Greek têganon [ …] “frying pan”, “flat earth” …is what I read online. A tian is most commenly based on layers of vegetables cooked in their own liquid, where a tajine is normally filled in a ‘less … More Slow cooking

Fresh fresh fresh

Although we are in the red zone until after the Easter weekend, a visit to the market was ‘allowed’ to buy food and plants. So tonight we can have some fresh sea bass, ovenbaked new potatoes, and roasted broccoli with oranges and black olives😋.Chop 700 grams of broccoli in litte roses and cubes ( add … More Fresh fresh fresh

Onions, pear and gorgonzola dolce in a ‘tarte tatin’

Puff pastry is not on the list of ‘healthy food’ but it’s so delicious. I always loved quiches, but if you prepare a quiche for 2p you don’t want to know how many kcal you’ve eaten, unless you can stop after 1/4 😉. A tarte tatin can contain the same ingredients but without cream or … More Onions, pear and gorgonzola dolce in a ‘tarte tatin’