I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰

I love those babies, I really do. The combination with polpo is exquisite in the Greek inspired recipe witch I found in delicious.nl, skordalia, originally served as a starter. For 2p as main course, start with the fresh polpo. Boil 1 kilo of the polpo in salted water with a few bay leaves until tender … More I’m so glad to announce the season of the artichokes 🥰

Beetroot salad

I love the earthy flavor of beetroot. I discovered this recipe in the supermarket magazine. It’s really delicious, a side dish for a few people, as lunch, as starter,..Remove the leaves of the beetroot ( I prepared 1 kilo, thus a large portion), cook until ready. Cool down, remove the skin and slice.Mix 170 grams … More Beetroot salad

What a great starter!

In the Christmas edition of delicious.nl I find a lot of inspiration for the future visit of Emilie, one of my lovely nieces. There is a lot that I don’t really understand of the vegan philosophy, but the recipes are usually really creative. Grilled chicory with roasted nuts and a romesco sauce is awesome. Most … More What a great starter!

Stew with moscardini

Inspired again by Ottolenghi’s cookbook Simple, I decide to prepare a stew with squid. Instead of calamari I buy moscardini, super fresh and only 10 euro per kilo. 500 grams of moscardini is, after cleaning a nice portion for 2p. Prepare this recipe for the same day, or the following day (even better). Chop and … More Stew with moscardini

Dinner with friends

Talking about living in Italy with Italian friends is so much easier while eating ;-). My starter and dessert were finished before thinking about taking a picture, so those recipes will wait for a later occasion. The main dish is a perfect dish to prepare in advance. Fregola is a typical pasta from Sardegna and … More Dinner with friends