Real spring outside and seasonal cooking can be tricky. Anyway, the ingredients for tonight are savoy cabbage and broccoli. I decide to combine them with coconut milk and green curry paste to create a ‘sunnier’ effect. Chop and wash 1 small savoy cabbage (600grams) in stripes. Chop and wash 500 grams of broccoli. Chop 4 … More Savoy cabbage
Chicken or Italian sausages are on my personal plate only occasionally. Beef, lamb, duck or any kind of other meat I don’t really miss although I won’t refuse if I’m eating in a restaurant or if I’m invited. Tonight’s recipe wouldn’t be the same without little meatballs ( Iris has her vegetarian substitute). Chop 500 … More My occasional meat
I know, tomato is one of the more or most genetically manipulated fruit/vegetables, but still, since I was a child, one of my most loved ingredients. I remember hot summer evenings that eating raw sunriped tomato like an apple in the late evening sun! My respect has never faded, although I’m so glad that sunriped … More Tomato risotto and my beloved Italian sausages
Cut a large eggplant of 600 grams in two eqaul parts. Make some incisions, add salt and put them in a colander for at least 1h. Rinse and dry. Put the eggplant in a oven dish. Cover with a mixture of chopped basil, pepper, salt and 2 finely chopped garlic cloves. Put in the oven … More Sweet potato, eggplant and local sausages after a long stroll in Genova
Today’s dish is real tuscan : sausage meat and cannellini beans in a tomato sauce seasoned with fennel seeds and marjoram. Marjoram is softer than oregano and tasts a bit like thyme. Oregano is the ‘wild’ marjoram. Start the day before and soak , for 2p,100 grams of cannellini beans in water for 24h. Drain … More What’s the difference between oregano and marjoram?
As starter ARTICHOKE SALAD in a PARMIGIANO BASKET For 4p clean 8 smaller artichokes (they have no hair) and put the softer central part in water with juice of 1 lemon. Store the artichokes in the fridge (this can easily be done the day before). Remove the artichokes out of the water and dry them. … More Really in love with Italian sausages 😉