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
I was completely prepared to spoil my dear niece Emilie with vegan food, but I have to admit that it was rather a relief to find out that she wanted to enjoy all the local ingredients except for meat. My favorite huge supermarket is on the top list of ‘what to do if you visit … More Seafood and pasta❤
Of course I still can cook even without inspiring recipes, but to prepare something different daily, a monthly magazine is a great source. 1 kilo of fresh mussels and a small piece of tailfish are the healthy proteins for tonight. The recipe can be prepared without carbohydrates, but in this colder season they can give … More Yes, a new delicious magazine in our brand new mail box 😉
It’s time to use the cataplana. The Cataplana is a Portugese cooking dish, available in cupper (is the original), in inox, or in aluminium. The wonderful thing about travelling and food is buying a real genuine cooking tool in the country and using it to cook genuine but also non-genuine dishes. Split the cataplana into … More Shells in a creamy green vegetables mix made in a Portugese Cataplana and served with quinoa
As a regular client at the fish stall in the local supermarket the guy was interested in the way I would prepare the moscardini, which is a kind of squid. The idea of a risotto was ok-ish to him, but linguini would be better and thus I changed my mind ;-). Put a pinch of … More Moscardini, vongole, linguini and saffron white wine sauce
Italian mussels are different, and surely much smaller than Belgian or Dutch ones. For 3p 3-4 kilo is a good portion. Before going to the supermarket we made a detour to a ‘vivaio’ which is a garden center where in february they promised me fresh coriander. In between the oregano and basil a lonesome cilantro … More Mussels Thaï style with Italian fresh cilantro, finally!