I need an overdose vegetables tonight. Cut a small pumpkin of approximately 1.5 kilo in quarters. Remove the seeds. Put the quarters in an oven dish. Spread some olive oil. Cover with aluminium foil. Bake in the oven at 200° until soft. Boil 1 peeled sweet potato of 400 grams in salted water seasoned with … More Veggie veggie
Last week we were still wearing a bikini and having meals outside. Today I’m covered in a warm hoodie 😏. I’m a true sun lover, but what is more magical than the change of season, as long as it doesn’t rain a whole week. New season, and thus other cooking styles. If you want a … More Change of season
I love all in one dishes even if the ingredients have a different cooking time. The reasons are plenty: less cleaning and dish washing after dinner, little possibility of burned food (if you avoid the grill function), more attractive way to serve your food, less after- smell, and probably a few more advantages. Today’s vegetables … More Step by step
First of all I’m proud to say that it feels like living my second life. After the death of my sister almost 15 years ago, breaking up my first marriage almost 13 years ago, I took a second chance with Iris. It still feels as if I gained the life that my sister lost, and … More How did I manage in my past life????
An appetizer is meant to stimulate the appetite and not to stop it. While guests arrive, you offer them something to drink and you program how to proceed with the dinner ( start the oven is often my first job). Knowing that people need some time to feel at home, it would be rather rude … More Sometimes I have to be quicker to take a picture
I definitely start my dinner with the vegetables I would like to use. I imagine certain people would start with the proteins, or even would think, let’s have some pasta today…. Anyway, my choice of today is squash, one of my favorites in colder seasons. A chubby tasty pumpkin of 1,2 kilo is the perfect … More How do you start to decide your dinner? What is your protagonist ingredient?
I can’t help it. Small pumpkin, intense flavor, in whatever combination, it will be on my menu. I can’t get enough of them. I’m still not sure whether to start my own kitchen garden. My experiences in Italy until so far are more than just bad, although daily attention and regular watering. Anyway, I still … More Jerusalem artichoke and pumpkin in a delicious all in one
The house is a mess. Presents to be packed in every corner, luggage for several destinations, and still our dog struggling to become better. In between I try to prepare healthy food and in the meanwhile to finish everything in the cupboards. All this is a perfect excuse for non-inventive cooking. Is a dish with … More In a few days we will leave our lovely home for 4 weeks