Anchovies

Little cans of anchovies in olive oil are real flavor bombs. I often use them as the only protein supplier. Tonight’s dinner is probably, again, another variety on the same base, but we love it. For 2p, clean and chop 1 small romanesco, 1 fennel, 500 grams of potatoes, 4 garlic cloves, 1 fresh onion … More Anchovies

Some tomatoes, some cucumbers, some fresh basil, some burrata…let’s make some pasta

It’s the last evening before shopping, so I check my fridge and look what’s left.I definitely made a mistake in my planning, but, no problem, we’ll find something.Chop 2 smaller cucumbers, 400 grams of cherry tomatoes, 1 large red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 chili and 4 cm of fresh ginger. Put in an oven … More Some tomatoes, some cucumbers, some fresh basil, some burrata…let’s make some pasta

Pasta fungi vongole

Lovely ingredients in a less traditional combination is not really Italian, but😋. Heat a pan. Add a little drizzle of olive oil. Add 500 grams of washed fresh vongole. Cover the pan. Once the vongole are opening, stop the fire. Put the vongole and liquid in another recipient. Allow to cool down.Remove most of the … More Pasta fungi vongole

The real stuff

Wikipedia tells you a lot about ‘pasta carbonara’. It’s so cute that Italian regions compete to be connected to the origin of a popular, traditional pasta recipe, as pasta carbonara is. The real stuff is made with guanciale, witch is the muscular part of the cheek of a pig. I couldn’t really find that particular … More The real stuff

Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….

My body is not willing to allow me all this repetitive, physical work. I try  to ignore the signals, but it doesn’t work, and now, I’m punished with interrupted nights, and limited activity. Movement feels better than rest, but, being a physician, I know, it’s probably only inflammation of muscles which needs rest. Nothing to … More Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….

After a visit to a local hairdresser, let’s have some green cabbage and lucious burrata

Going to a new hairdresser is always an adventure. Moving residence is a reason for the local police to check ‘you are you’. This local policeman asked me a lot of questions, told me the house we bought would have been big enough for his three kids and their families. He left by giving me … More After a visit to a local hairdresser, let’s have some green cabbage and lucious burrata