Boil 500 grams of sweet potato al dente. Remove the skin and cut in cubes. Chop and fry 1 large red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 spicy little pepper. Add 1 chopped large courgette and 250 grams of mushrooms. Add the sweet potato. Bake until everything cooked.Taste, add pepper and salt. Finish with 150 grams … More Tortilla and…
For 16 pieces, 8 sheets of filo pastry, 200 grams of feta cheese, 100 grams of tomato tapenade ( cfr blog post Something special ), olive oil to brush Cut the feta cheese in 16 equal cubes. Put each cube at the end of ½ sheet filo dough(oiled with the brush). Add 1 teaspoon of … More Feta in filo pastry
In his Christmas cookbook Jamie Oliver has collected a lot of inspiring recipes, not only for Christmas but for dishes in the colder seasons. The carpaccio of beetroot is a beautiful dish, but next time I will try it a little bit different. As a starter for 2p 2 small beetroots or 1 big beetroot … More Beetroot carpaccio, I love that color!
Put 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped big fennel, 1 table spoon of dried basil, 1 spicy little pepper and a drizzle of olive oil in an oven dish. Bake at 180° for 20 mins and stir now and again. Add 300 grams of halved cherry tomatoes and bake for another 15 mins. Boil some … More Ready for pasta because ‘remember docV lives in Italy;-)’
The sudden cold and constant rain outside is the perfect moment for a ‘tarte tatin’. All you need is puff pastry, a few apples, 1 table spoon of butter, cinnamon and 2 table spoons of sugar and of course, last but not least, an oven. Peel 4 apples and cut in chubby wedges. Squeeze some … More Tarte tatin… yummie
While babo Michel has some quality time with his daughter in Siena, I spend some quality time with my family in Belgium. He doesn’t like pasta or rice. Last visit in Siena he discovered gnocchi and he is a fan. Apart from gnocchi alla Romana I have a really bad experience making them. It ‘s … More Babo in Tuscan = daddy
For 2p 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion and 1 spicy little pepper. Add 1 lost chopped bell pepper. Add 1 can of peeled tomatoes, or for something more sweet 1 can of cherry tomatoes and 1 table soon of dried oregano. Simmer for 15-20 mins. Add a small of drained grilled bell … More If you think:’ We have nothing to eat tonight, and I’m too lazy to go shopping!’ You can always prepare this!
For 2p chop 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Fry and add 2 table spoons of dried raisins, 3 table spoons of pine nuts and 8 pickled anchovies. Stir. Add ½ glas of red wine and 4 table spoons of tomato puree, OR, add 2 table spoons of red wine vinegar and 5 … More Old Sicilian recipe, originally called ‘pasta for poor people’
Calamari, breadcrumb, garlic, lemon, tomato…the smell of summer! For 2 p clean 500 grams of fresh squid. Fry 1 chopped spicy pepper, 6 chopped garlic cloves and 2 handful of old breadcrumb in a good drizzle of olive oil. Add pepper and salt. Bake until crispy and golden brown. Put the mixture on kitchen paper … More The hottest day in Italy since the start of the measurments.
For 2p 600 grams of different shapes, different colors of small tomatoes. Halve them or cut in different sizes. Add mozzarellini (small mozzarella balls). Add some pistache nuts. Boil 600 grams of small potatoes in salted water al dente. Cool down and halve them. Mix the tomatoes, mozzarella, potatoes, nuts with loads of fresh basil … More 7.30 pm and still 25° outside, maxi version of a caprese salad