Where is Summer?

The weather is awkward. Socks and warm clothes are still useful. Nice comfort food is still allowed. For 2p slice 800 grams of radicchio. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the radicchio and 2 teaspoons of dried thyme and 1 small can of drained anchovies. Stir … More Where is Summer?

Teenagers to feed

A menu for 5 adults and 2 teenagers is a little bit different than the normal daily cooking. For the first evening I plan an all-in-one Italian dish. With 750 grams of minced chicken meat, 150 grams of sausage meat, 1 table spoon of mixed chicken herbs, 1 table spoon of dried oregano I can … More Teenagers to feed

One huge pumpkin gnocco (singular of gnocchi) or better ‘polenta pumpkin gratin’

Gnocchi alla romana are prepared in the oven and therefore my prefered gnocchi. The recent magazine of the supermarket Coop inspires for a version with pumpkin. Remember the pumpkin of last week? This recipe is ideal for the 400 grams of ovenbaked pumpkin meat stored in the freezer. Defrost the pumpkin (or prepare fresh pumpkin) … More One huge pumpkin gnocco (singular of gnocchi) or better ‘polenta pumpkin gratin’

It’s about time to get rid of my first ‘gnocchi trauma’

A few years ago I organized one of my huge dinners. In an Italian buffet one of the dishes was home made gnocchi. I forgot the recipe which I tried, and to make a long story short, the moment the gnocchi arrived in the boiling water, they were probably tired of my work and looked … More It’s about time to get rid of my first ‘gnocchi trauma’