I didn’t check, but I’m pretty sure I combined the ingredients before. Based on a recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s first cookbook, ‘Ottolenghi’, I prepare a lovely side dish with fennel and cherry tomatoes as protagonists. For a side dish for 2p, wash and slice 2 medium sized fennels. Chop and fry 4 … More Ingredients with lots of possibilities
Panzanella is a typical Italian dish, based on tomatoes and bread. My version is, of course, a little different, but with the same ingredients.The warm tomato salad will be served with some grilled fish for Iris, and some Italian sausages for me.Wash 800 grams of cherry tomatoes. Remove the stems. Put them in a large … More Panzanella
There are many different ways to use old bread in your recipes. It’s always useful to cut the bread in smaller pieces before becoming extremely hard. Put 2 chopped garlic cloves in some olive oil in a pan. Heat the fire. Add a handful of old bread crumb cubes. Bake and stir now and again. … More Old bread in a salad
Clean 600 grams of fennel. Grate the fennel with the help of a friend (the mandoline or kitchen robot). Steam shortly and drain thoroughly. Mix the fennel with 3 chopped garlic gloves, 1 table spoon of dried basil, 1 table spoon of curry powder, 250 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt, 100 grams of gorgonzala … More Salted cheesecake with fennel
Iris doesn’t like any other meat than chicken or turkey, although now and again I’m ‘allowed’ to prepare pork, on one condition : no fat, no hard bits. The involtini of pork, a traditional Italian recipe, is worth to try, even it will be only once ;-). For the filling of 2 rolls (one pp) … More ‘Involtini’ seem to be completely different from ‘meatrolls’
Cook 2 medium sized beetroots in salty water until al dente. Peel and slice thinly. Peel and slice 500 grams of potatoes. Mix the leftover of the feta dressing from 2 days ago with some low fat Greek yoghurt, a few chopped garlic cloves, a drizzle of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of dried basil, pepper … More Potato beetroot crumble
Calamari, breadcrumb, garlic, lemon, tomato…the smell of summer! For 2 p clean 500 grams of fresh squid. Fry 1 chopped spicy pepper, 6 chopped garlic cloves and 2 handful of old breadcrumb in a good drizzle of olive oil. Add pepper and salt. Bake until crispy and golden brown. Put the mixture on kitchen paper … More The hottest day in Italy since the start of the measurments.
For 2p, bake 150 grams of old bread with garlic on baking paper, with fresh thyme, pepper and olive oil at 180°. When crispy, put in the blender to cut. Use ½ of the amount to mix with zeste of 1 lemon, drained chickpeas (1 can) and some extra olive oil. Bake at 120° in … More Do not forget that chickpeas are proteins!
Fattoush is an Arabic salad made with old bread and probably the panzanella version of Israel. Do never throw away old bread, unless you give it to the chickens or swans in your neighbourhood. This salad is one of those good reasons to do this. Important is to keep the bread dry in a paper … More Fattoush with chicken balls