Thanks to Antonio Carluccio, delicious.nl, Donna Hay, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Yottam Ottolengi,…., and Christmas I have an impressive collection of books and magazines

Every day cooking, cooking for special occasions is so much more fun if you allow yourself to be inspired. It all started when I was a child, although I had to fight ( with mother)for years before being allowed as cook in her kitchen. She inspired me and later I know that I inspired her … More Thanks to Antonio Carluccio, delicious.nl, Donna Hay, Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Yottam Ottolengi,…., and Christmas I have an impressive collection of books and magazines

I love Jamie Oliver

I’ m a big fan of Jamie Oliver as you know. While I run on the treadmill I often watch a cooking program on YouTube. Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey are my favorites. ‘Tiella di riso al forno’ is a wonderful dish to prepare in advance for 6 persons. Clean a mixture of mussels and … More I love Jamie Oliver

Suppli al telefono

‘Suppli’ are croquettes made of risotto. ‘Al telefono’ is derived by the wires created by the cheese inside the croquettes. Start the day before by making a simple white risotto. Chop and fry 1 white onion and 2 garlic cloves in a mixture of butter and olive oil. Add 150 grams of good quality risotto … More Suppli al telefono

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