Pickled radishes

I try hard to reduce plastic containers and other plastic material. Sadly enough radishes are not available without. Almost every vegetable here in Italy is sold per kilogram, as radishes. If you would present them without package a lot of people would leave the green part and only take the radishes. In the near future … More Pickled radishes

1st of May, feels more like the start of autumn 😨

Yesterday we spent a lovely day outside in our wild garden. The weather forecast isn’t really promising for the following period. Anyway, the ideal circumstances for an appropriate dish ( it wasn’t really my first choice but now it feels right) : mushroom risotto. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1 white onion and 1 … More 1st of May, feels more like the start of autumn 😨

Would it be a good idea to negotiate a transport of North Sea shrimps from Belgium to Italy?

I’m aware of my ecological footprint. With full respect of nature, climate, season I hope to become more responsible. Now and again I fly back to my home country to visit family and friends. Now and again they take a plane to visit us. North Sea shrimps are always superb present if the travelling conditions … More Would it be a good idea to negotiate a transport of North Sea shrimps from Belgium to Italy?

The real stuff

Wikipedia tells you a lot about ‘pasta carbonara’. It’s so cute that Italian regions compete to be connected to the origin of a popular, traditional pasta recipe, as pasta carbonara is. The real stuff is made with guanciale, witch is the muscular part of the cheek of a pig. I couldn’t really find that particular … More The real stuff

Stew with moscardini

Inspired again by Ottolenghi’s cookbook Simple, I decide to prepare a stew with squid. Instead of calamari I buy moscardini, super fresh and only 10 euro per kilo. 500 grams of moscardini is, after cleaning a nice portion for 2p. Prepare this recipe for the same day, or the following day (even better). Chop and … More Stew with moscardini