Back on track

My week in Rome was intense. I met so many ‘real’ people. I need some time to disconnect. So, what did I do today? Painting some cupboards, trying to get a clear time schedule for the following weeks because I count on cooking in my new kitchen on the 15th of August. Cut 600 grams … More Back on track

All in one

We stay 1 week in Ravello. The weather is not ideal, but we have a practical appartment with a decent oven. The grocery shops are small, thus there is enough to prepare us a proper and simple dinner. Chop 750 grams of eggplant in cubes of approximately 2 cm. Put on the oven tray and … More All in one

Roasted evening meal

Sprouts, green/white/red cabbage, romanesco, cauliflower, celeriac, chicory, pumpkin….don’t tell me that winter cooking is boring, even if you stick to the seasonal offer. Tomorrow shopping day, and sprouts and pumpkin is everything what there is left. Clean 500 grams of sprouts and cut them in halves. Chop 400 grams of a butternut pumpkin (use ½ … More Roasted evening meal

Gratin

I love gratins, not only in winter. As for many recipes there are rich versions, and less rich versions. My preference is obvious, the less rich versions, but still ‘gratin’. For 2p, cut 2 fresh fennels, 2 sweet potatoes (approx 300-350 grams in total) and 1 large onion in slices of 0.5cm. Put the slices … More Gratin

Sweet potatoes

Today I did my shopping for the following days, and a lovely fish (doesn’ look that lovely, but is delicious) is the most important ingredient. I was lucky to find 500 grams of white sweet potatoes. Clean the potatoes, cut in similar wedges. Put the wedges on baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil. … More Sweet potatoes