Fresh fish, fresh fruit and vegetables inspire me to prepare ceviche and a colorful salad. My first ceviche brings me back to 2008 in Ecuador, to Puerto Lopez ( where you can take a boat to the ‘small version island of the Galapagos’ and meet the blue footed boobies). Those 14 days of traveling through … More A fridge filled with fresh food
Clean and wash 1 kilo of fresh vongole. Prepare 4 seperate packages of aluminium foil. Divide the shells in four portions and put in the packages. Chop 2 spring onions and 2 garlic cloves. Mix with 1 table spoon of curry powder, 2 table spoons of chopped fresh basil and 100 ml of light cream. … More Vongole ‘en papillot’
The body guard of the house, our French bulldog Pillo, is really ill. We brought him to a wonderful animal clinic in Pistoia, 1h40mins drive from Siena. For his recovery he needs to eat, and most important of all, he needs to know that we haven’t abandoned him. It’s a question of organization to prepare … More Pasta with Sicilian meat balls and courgettes are a delight in your mouth after a few hours drive
Combine slices of a lucious mozzarella with slices of, preferable sunriped, tomatoes on a plate. Add a drizzle of good olive oil, balsamico vinegar, pepper, salt and fresh basil. Perfect is the word!
Thinly sliced good quality strawberries, parmigiano, black pepper and rocket salad. Seasoned with old balsamic vinegar. What a fabulous starter!