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
I try hard to reduce plastic containers and other plastic material. Sadly enough radishes are not available without. Almost every vegetable here in Italy is sold per kilogram, as radishes. If you would present them without package a lot of people would leave the green part and only take the radishes. In the near future … More Pickled radishes
Today Gerda arrives. I met Gerda as a patient, neighbour and we gradually became friends. When she offered to come to help us painting in our house, even in winter time, we booked her flight. What a lovely visitor! Five days is probably short, but we try to combine : talking, painting,and even a first … More Lucky bastards, Biryani to celebrate friendship
We start with a breakfast outside looking at Siena, could be worse ;-). After a lazy morning in the garden and stormy weather we decide to take the car to take a look at our future home, in Castelnuovo Berardenga and to come back by the Crete Senese. For our evening meal for 3p, I … More Soft Indian cooking
Is there a better way to guarantee a healthy meal than use the oven and mix all ingredients together? It saves you time, offers loads of possibilities and above all there is hardly any after-work. For 2p, 500 potatoes, 1 large bell pepper, 4 large carrots, 2 apples, 1 large red onion, 4 garlic cloves … More All-in one dish
We seem to have a real ‘cheesy week’. Mozzarella is waiting to be consumed. Avocado, baby spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes is surely a colorful combination. For 2p peel 500 grams of sweet potatoes. Cut in pieces of 1- 1 ½ cm thick. Mix the potatoes with 1 table spoon of garam masala, 3 … More One more salad before a refill of the fridge
In ‘Libelle lekker’ special of March 2018 I find a lot of inspiration for my healthy cooking. The cauliflower soup with a cream based on cashew nuts and roasted chickpeas becomes a fennel soup. Put 50 grams of cashew nuts in 100 ml of water for at least 12h. Mix, add salt and store in … More What a lovely soup!