Before our move to Italy, the original plan was to move to the area of WashingtonDC. We went house hunting and got to know really wonderful people, such as Kathy and Peter, but the gut feeling about moving to US wasn’t right. It took a few weeks before deciding not to go, but Kathy, Peter … More Our US heritage: Kathy and Peter and old bay seasoning.
Slice two cucumbers, 1 huge red onion and 4 medium sized precooked potatoes thinly and put in an oiled round oven dish. Spread 200 ml of super light cream mixed with 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 table spoon of dried thyme, pepper and salt. Finish with 1-2 table spoons of grated parmigiano. Put in a … More Food in layers
A quiche as a solitary dish for 2p can be too much but is a perfect lunch for the following day, or if you are both really hungry, can be finished. Puff pastry is probably the most elegant dough for a quiche. Prebaking is always better to guarantee a cripsy bottom. Instead of using dried … More Good looking quiche
A mixture of fresh fish for 2p is available in Italy. The fishmonker chops fresh squid, salmon, some white fish and adds some large shrimps. This fresh mixture is much better than what you can buy frozen. Boil 120 grams of pasta. Add 200 grams of samphire during the last mins. Chop and fry 2 … More Mixture of fish for 2p
Tom Yum Goong paste, which is meant to be used to prepare the easy version of the famous and delicious soup, can also be used as base for any other thai-like dish. I keep it in the freezer. Bake 500 grams of oyster mushrooms in a drizzle of peanut oil. Set aside. Chop and fry … More The Asian twist
Keep it simple with good ingredients’ is a rule in most of the Italian recipes. Jamie Oliver has an Italian style of cooking and knows what to do with a perfect mozzarella. For 2p 200 grams of real buffalo mozzarella is a large portion as appetizer, but in combination with a light main course it’s … More Lucious buffalo mozzarella
As I explained already in a blog post before, when I cook for myself I often use cucumber and curry as ingredients. Today a dauphinoise with cucumber, potato and light curry cream. Slice 1 big peeled potato of approx 250 grams thinly. Slice 1 small cucumber thinly. Spread the slices in a small oiled oven … More Private dinner with myself