A perfect cacio e pepe could seem easy, but it isn’t. To obtain the perfect creaminess you need to balance the right amount of cheese and the right amount of cooking water. A frittata of pasta cacio e pepe is not so delicate, and also be a perfect recipe to prepare in advance. For a … More Prepare a ‘cacio e pepe’ in advance…a contradiction?
This recipe is already a while on my list. Wikipedia is again a great helpline to understand the origin. ‘Scaccia (plural: scacce) or scacciata is a stuffed flat bread in Sicilian cuisine. Scaccia is made with a very thin rectangular layer of dough, folded on itself three or four times. It can be stuffed with different ingredients, the more common variations are … More Scaccia ragusana
Don’t worry, I’m not going to write about soccer, I’m definitely a foodblogger. Oskar, our sweet and energetic one year old puppy, is gifted with many talents. One of his talents is an incredible nose for truffles (and many other less tasty bites). Iris observes him when he’s exploring a certain area of the garden. … More What a team!
One of my goals to travel to Belgium were North Sea shrimps, not only to eat them but also to bring some back home. With a double fridge box and some cooling elements, this job was perfectly feasible 🙃. Although the original filled tomatoe looks much better, my quick lunch for today has the same … More What a lunch😍
1 kilo of fresh peas (pod included) is waiting in the fridge. My initial idea of a kind of pie doesn’t feel like the proper recipe for those green delights, so while having my breakfast in the sun, I decided on the following one. Shell the peas from their pod ( Oskar loves to chew … More Improvisation
Fresh peas and burrata are a perfect match for an usual presentation today. 1 kilo of fresh peas is an average portion for 2p ( probably 400 grams after removing the shells). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 2 small fresh onions and 1 chili in 2 table spoons of olive oil. Add the peas. … More Everyday something different
The Crete Senesi is our number one in Tuscany. We are so lucky to live in between the Chianti and the Crete Senesi. The seasonal changes are amazing. No picture can show the real beauty but I will at least give you an idea, thanks to my personal photographer Iris. To avoid lack of cooking … More After a lovely walk in the Crete Senesi
Salmon in puff pastry is a real classic. It’s ideal to prepare in advance and, above all, it looks awesome and super easy. Rinse and drain 500 grams of fresh spinach. Remove the hard ends. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves in a little drizzle of olive oil. Add the spinach and bake shortly until … More Salmon ‘en croûte’
The September edition of delicious.nl is dedicated to Yotam Ottolenghi. Janneke Philippi seems to know what his favorite recipes are. One of them is a fish taco with salad, mango and lime yogurt. Although we are just the 2 of us (remember: quarantine 😏), I decided at least the same amount of ingredients as for … More Just imagine the flavor and smell of fresh coriander
Simplicity of cooking starts by reading a recipe. I tried to find out how my ‘love for a recipe’ starts : with the list of ingredients, the length of the description, the picture, my available time, …. I don’t know for sure, but probably a good mixture of all that. Certain people stop reading if … More Long list of ingredients