Real winter food

Cold and cloudy with something in between snow and rain are not my favorite ingredients. Iris did rearrange the unpacked boxes and I found the magimix tools. Internet showed me some ideas for our menu tonight. Rösti is real mountain food, ideal for this time of year. My friend, Magimix,  grates 600 grams of washed … More Real winter food

Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna

There are  many different cheese cakes and torte della nonna. Especially when they start to become lookalikes, I love them. So I often prepare something in between, and it is so easy if you start with a ready made pastry. Mix 500 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt with 100 gram of low fat ricotta, … More Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna

Shakshuka has become a popular dish, thanks to Ottolenghi

There are so many variations of which the one of today presumably most closely resembles a recipe of Piemonte in Italy : uova alla piemontese. Originally shakshuka is cooked on a low heat, but I prepare it in the oven when I’m planning to do something else while cooking. For 2p chop 2 bell peppers, … More Shakshuka has become a popular dish, thanks to Ottolenghi

Good looking quiche

A quiche as  a solitary dish for 2p can be too much but is a perfect lunch for the following day, or if you are both really hungry, can be finished. Puff pastry is probably the most elegant dough for a quiche. Prebaking is always better to guarantee a cripsy bottom. Instead of using dried … More Good looking quiche

Frittata con squacquerone, zucchine, pinoli e olive

Squacquerone, stracchino, crescenza are all white, fresh cheeses based on cows milk. Their nutritional value and kcal (lower than normal cheese) is similar. The main difference is their origin. Scqaucquerone is from Emilia Romania as the parmigiano, stracchino is from Lombardia as the gorgonzola, and crescenza is from the province Lodi e Crema and is … More Frittata con squacquerone, zucchine, pinoli e olive

Eggplant soufflé

Gerda, my mother in law, probably worried my inspiration will be gone soon ;-), collected a lot of recipes for me. This eggplant recipe which she found in the magazine ‘Body talk’ as starter, is a perfect main dish in a larger portion. I make a ‘docV version’. For 4p 1,2 kilo of eggplant is … More Eggplant soufflé