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