Fish on the menu

Living in Castelnuovo Berardenga now where there are two little supermarkets, fresh fish will be a good reason to go to Siena. Ottolenghi’s last book, Simple, is amazing. The ovenbaked rice with caramalized tomatoes and mackerel filet with pistachio and cardamom seem a wonderful combination. Put 500 grams of cherry tomatoes, 6 chopped garlic cloves, … More Fish on the menu

Mackerel, hasselback potatoes and oven baked tomatoes, pure and simple.

Start with the potatoes. Make the incisions (hasselback technique). Put the potatoes in a oven dish. Add some salt and oil. Bake in the oven at 180° for approx 45-60 mins (depends on the size of the potatoes). Clean the fish and fill with some onion, fresh basil and lemon. Add pepper and salt. Half … More Mackerel, hasselback potatoes and oven baked tomatoes, pure and simple.