Although courgettes are a real local ingredient I don’t seem to manage to have my own harvest. I bought healthy plants, planted them on the compost ground, watered them every day and still 😭, not even flowers. Courgettes are, next to tomatoes, my preferred vegetables. The following pasta recipe is delicious and super easy. For … More What’s happening with the courgettes in our garden?
I’m not really into soup but I’m not against 😉. Iris says that the fact that I use the verb ‘to drink’ instead of ‘to eat’ soup expresses already my emotional attitude towards soup😇. Anyway, chop and fry 1 red onion, 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 2 carrots and 3 bell peppers in a … More Not every red soup is based on tomato
Capres are in fact unopened flower buds of the Capparis spinosa. To conserve them they can be put on salt or in vinegar. Rinse 500 grams of cherry tomatoes. Halve them. Put in an oven dish. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves, a handful of chopped fresh basil, 1 chili, 3 table spoons of chopped drained … More Capres
Every single day of the month of July and August there is an outdoor movie in Siena. There are for sure a few movies which we really would like to see. It would be crazy to spend the evening in our boiling home cinema 😉. A simple pasta and a fresh shower is all we … More A pasta before going to the outdoor movie
Quinoa is not really my favorite ingredient, but now and again 😉. Boil 100 grams of quinoa following the instructions. Cut 2 eggplants in halves. Make a few incisions in the meat. Brush some oil on each side. Put them with the skin upwards on baking paper. Bake in the oven at 200° for 30 … More Quinoa?
The evening before we leave our house in Italy to go to Belgium for 10 days, the whole fridge will be divided in dinner, our lunch and snacks for the following day. Soak 150 grams of breadcrumb with 100 grams of sour cream, 100 grams of Greek yoghurt, a leftover of a tofu spread, 4 … More The whole fridge in one dish😂
Routines are important to stay healthy. Cooking and eating are two of my passions but if I don’t watch what I eat I will quickly gain weight. A prefer a healthy life style instead of a strict diet. It has been proven that people who follow diets in between not paying attention will gain weight … More Healthy routines