The more I read in the last cookbook of Ottolenghi, the more I’m in love. A beautiful piece of burbot requires an appropriate recipe. For 2p, chop 400 grams of burbot in 4 pieces. Chop and fry 2 garlic cloves, 2 spring onions and 1 chili in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 2 cans … More Yes, I’m a real fan!
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
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
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
Whole dorade in advertising on my shopping day! A tasty fish does not need much ‘decoration’ to be delicious. For 2p, cut 500 grams of potatoes in chubby wedges. Put on baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil, pepper, salt and some rosemary. Put in the oven at 200° for 40-60 mins. Stir now … More Fresh fish = shopping day