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
Lisbet loves cooking and, in contrast with myself, she respects the guideline of the recipe. A good reason to ask her to prepare us some lovely cheese cake. Start with the dough. For a small spring form, mix 175 grams of almond flour with 1 egg, 2 table spoons of coconut oil or normal butter, … More Oh shit, I turned into my mother 😉
It can be silly, but if family and friends are visiting us, we have a small list of ingredients which we still cannot find here and which are too good not to be eaten. Coriander was on that list, but finally it’s available and my own harvest is growing. Flour mixtures for home made bread … More Smuggling of halloumi 😉
Filo pastry pure is less fat than puff pastry, but to put the layers together you need some fat which can be limited and be ‘good’ fat such as olive oil. Anyway, there will probably not be an important difference because you need a few layers to create a solid quiche. Filo is a nice … More Filo pastry or puff pastry for a quiche?
Today let’s go to the Middle East. What do you think about falafel, roasted cauliflower and roasted eggplant, a yoghurt sauce and a tahini sauce? For the falafel I start the day before. 350 grams of dried chickpeas from the Crete Senese will be too much for 2, but a falafel the following day, for … More Tahini, the smell of the Middle East
Put eggs and butter at room temperature. Melt 150 grams of butter. Mix with 200 grams of sugar. Add 4 eggs, one by one. Add the content of 1 vanilla stick or some vanilla extract. Mix and add 250 grams of self rising flour. Mix thoroughly and add 300 grams of Greek yoghurt. Make a … More Weekend, lots of rain, school for me and some apple yoghurt cake in between
For 3p and 2 cats (;-)) a big fresh dorade of 1.2-1.5 kilo is not too much. Ask the fish seller to empty the stomach. Wash and dry the fish. Put the fish on baking paper in a large oven dish or on an oven tray. Add salt and pepper on every side. Fill the … More Whole fish in the oven and an awesome way to prepare potatoes