Fish on the menu

Living in Castelnuovo Berardenga now where there are two little supermarkets, fresh fish will be a good reason to go to Siena. Ottolenghi’s last book, Simple, is amazing. The ovenbaked rice with caramalized tomatoes and mackerel filet with pistachio and cardamom seem a wonderful combination. Put 500 grams of cherry tomatoes, 6 chopped garlic cloves, … More Fish on the menu

Sashimi as starter

If I would have the choose between a main dish or starter, I will surely take a starter, or a few starters instead of a starter and main dish ;-). Simple and pure, although not ideal for my ecological footprint, is carpaccio or sashimi of raw salmon and tuna. For 2p 100 grams of each … More Sashimi as starter

Marinated sardines

Fresh sardines are a delight, and this recipe is awesome. I love sardines. If you can persuade the fishmonker to prepare fillets, you have no excuse to try this really fantastic recipe. As a starter for 2p or as part of wonderful buffet 300 grams of fillets are approx 7-8 whole fishes which you can … More Marinated sardines