Special dish

Although I’m not sharing every single detail of the starting period of our relationship, we both consider a cooking class in Florence as the real beginning. Risotto with fresh artichokes was part of the menu that day and thus, this dish remains a special one forever. I’m pretty sure I cook this dish everytime in … More Special dish

Artichokes ❣

Raw, grilled, cooked, boiled, …fresh artichokes are a real delight. 5 euro for 6 large babies is a perfect portion served as a main course for 2p. The following recipe I read in the beautiful cook book, Vegarabia, written by Greg and Lucy Malouf. Clean the artichokes (remove the hard leaves, part of the stem, … More Artichokes ❣

Ratatouille

We recently discovered rats 😨in the heating room. I’m trying really hard to convince myself that rats are cute, as in the lovely Disney movie. I’m trying…but in the meanwhile I hope that the ‘plastic boxes’ have done their job.1 large eggplant, 4 small courgettes, 1 red onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 can of chopped … More Ratatouille

Lucky we, a delivery of fresh baby artichokes in the local store 😋

For 2p 8 baby artichokes is a lovely portion. Clean the artichokes by removing stems, outer leaves and top part. Cut in wedges and put in cold water mixed with the juice of 1 lemon. Slice 4 garlic cloves. Put then in a large oven dish. Drain the artichokes and spread them in the oven … More Lucky we, a delivery of fresh baby artichokes in the local store 😋