Time for cabbage

Italians use a lot of cabbage in their recipes, and not only in the cold season. Green cabbage is one of the most popular ones, as side dish, filled, or in combination with other ingredients. Don’t eat it every day, because your intestines will not agree (too much nitrites). Boil 120 grams of big pasta … More Time for cabbage

Pasta with Sicilian meat balls and courgettes are a delight in your mouth after a few hours drive

The body guard of the house, our French bulldog Pillo, is really ill. We brought him to a wonderful animal clinic in Pistoia, 1h40mins drive from Siena. For his recovery he needs to eat, and most important of all, he needs to know that we haven’t abandoned him. It’s a question of organization to prepare … More Pasta with Sicilian meat balls and courgettes are a delight in your mouth after a few hours drive

A week of holiday in Sardegna, let’s explore the typical cuisine of the island

The cuisine in Sardegna is originally a cuisine with cheese and meat, and not at all fish as ingredient. However, with a beautiful sea view fresh fish or a dish with the local bottarga, from tuna or mullet sounds great. Sardegna has a typical pasta, malloreddus (a rather small shape, looking like a larva) and … More A week of holiday in Sardegna, let’s explore the typical cuisine of the island

Stuffed

Stuffed tomato, stuffed bell pepper, stuffed eggplant, ….today’s menu stuffed onion and courgette. Stuffed onion is a typical side dish (contorno) in Tuscany : red onions stuffed with some meat, cheese and spices. The offer of new onions is increasing. Although they look red outside, inside they’re white, and have a great taste. For 2 … More Stuffed