Puff pastry

Cover a rectangular puff pastry ( on baking paper) with 150 grams of light Philadelphia cheese. Spread some pepper and 1 table spoon of dried basil. Clean 500 grams of green asparagus and 500 grams of puntarelle ( looks like asparagus points) or some green beans. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle … More Puff pastry

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

Strudel

Wikipedia explains : A strudel  is a type of layered pastry with a filling that is usually sweet. It became popular in the 18th century throughout the Habsburg Empire. Strudel is part of Austrian cuisine but also common in many other Central and Eastern European cuisines. There is a lot more to say, and thus a lot of possibilities. In the december edition of delicious.nl … More Strudel

Be creative with your pasta carbonara recipe

So many possibilities if you can think ‘out of the box’. Eggs, pancetta, cheese and pasta…. Let’s keep the eggs, the cheese and the pasta and empty our fridge instead ;-). Mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, courgettes, or whatever you may find in your fridge are prefect ingredients for this carbonara. Smoked salmon? Of course, ideal for … More Be creative with your pasta carbonara recipe