Viva l’Italia

He can do it, the one and only Jamie Oliver! His last cookbook, a tribute to his masters Contaldo and Carluccio (who was also one of my ‘teachers’ on television, ages ago 😉, is full of fantastic recipes ins pired by the nonna of different areas in Italy. Today is Friday and thus a perfect … More Viva l’Italia

Cobb salad

Wikipedia says : Type Salad Place of origin United States Created by Paul J. Posti for Robert Cobb Main ingredients Salad greens (iceberg lettuce, watercress, endive, Romaine lettuce), tomatoes, bacon, chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, red-wine vinaigrette Certain salad combinations are eternal and ‘invented’ by someone. There can be some doubt, but … More Cobb salad

Asian salmon salad

I admit, I love Jamie Oliver. His cooking style inspires me since the early beginning and I’m still a big fan. This salad is really delicious, although I add more vegetables. For 2p, start with the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in 2 halves. Remove the seeds (and the skin if you prefer). Slice thinly. Mix … More Asian salmon salad

Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?

Inspired again by this great book (thanks to Katrin, my youngest daughter, for this lovely present last Christmas xx) of Jamie Oliver, the menu of today is a cauliflower oven dish. The original recipe is a side dish for 8p. Split everything in two and you get a full meal for 2p (little variations on … More Side dishes in bigger portions as full meal, why not?