A lovely dinner

Weekend dinners are always a bit more special. Tonight we’ll start with fresh artichokes. For 2p clean 3 babies by removing the stem, the harder outer leaves and the top. Slice thinly and put in cold water mixed with the juice of 2 lemons. Store cool. Drain and dry. Spread some arugula on the dishes. … More A lovely dinner

Spring ingredients

I love the texture and flavor of new roasted potatoes, especially in combination with typical spring ingredients such as green asparagus and peas. For 3 portions, wash 1 kilo of new potatoes. Cut in large wedges. Spread on an oven dish. Add 2 table spoons of olive oil, salt, pepper, a few bay leaves and … More Spring ingredients

My sous-chef

He always hoped something would fall on the floor. If I spent too many hours in the kitchen he would move himself to a less comfy but stylish pillow to snore in the kitchen while I was cooking. He was our dearest friend for almost 12 years. Today he died peacefully, in between the two … More My sous-chef

Green asparagus with pasta and anchovies sauce

For the first time I’ll try the ‘pasta d’acciughe ‘, a paste made of pure anchovies. I imagine that a creamy anchovies sauce, green asparagus and pasta are great for a delicious Friday evening dinner.More vegetables than pasta, is my preferred balance. Clean 800 grams of green asparagus by removing the woody end. Chop in … More Green asparagus with pasta and anchovies sauce

Straw asparagus

Fresh thin green asparagus is probably one of my beloved spring ingredients.Remove the hard part of 600 grams of green asparagus (don’t use a knife, but use your hands, the asparagus will split spontaneously on the right spot. Rinse and cut in smaller parts.Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1-2 chili in a drizzle of … More Straw asparagus