Ingrid and Guido, friends since 30 years, are easy guests

It could be interpreted as ‘over organisation ‘, but if we have friends staying for a few days I have my menu and shopping list ready for the whole time. Our two fridges can store fresh food for 4p for approx 4-5 days. On Thursday we can visit the local market for some extra fruit … More Ingrid and Guido, friends since 30 years, are easy guests

The tarocco is back

Remember the blogpost of 17/2( Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange)with tarocco, a delicious recipe of delicious.nl? This time, no pomegranate, no pistachio nuts but still, yummie. Remove the skin, also the white parts, of 2 tarocco oranges (1pp). Slice thinly and put on baking paper. Spread … More The tarocco is back

Photogenic dishes

Salads, in new and traditional combinations, are colorful dishes for every season. Grind 1 teaspoon of roasted cumin seeds, ½ teaspoon of chili flakes and 1 garlic clove in a mortar. Add 3 table spoons of olive oil, the zeste and juice of 1 lime. Taste, add pepper, salt and a bit of honey. For … More Photogenic dishes

Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange

Wikipedia explains us everything about blood oranges;-). ‘The ‘Tarocco’ is one of the world’s most popular oranges because of its sweetness and juiciness. It has the highest vitamin C content of any orange variety grown in the world, mainly on account of the fertile soil surrounding Mount Etna, and it is easy to peel. The ‘Tarocco’ orange is … More Tarocco is the most popular table orange in Italy and is a ‘half- blood’ orange