Spelt of farro is very popular in Italy. A lot of my friends here eat it daily instead of pasta ( yes, also Italians reduce their carbs intake). Mix 200 grams of spelt flour with a pinch of salt, 50 grams of cold butter in cubes. Mix and knead. Add 75 ml of cold water … More Tasty spelt
People are looking forward to the summer season, but once it’s there, they realise how hot it can be. I must admit that it doesn’t really bother me. Everything is going a bit slower, but that’s it. Of course, that’s not true for everyone. I have a lot of respect for people doing hard work … More Sizzling summer days
Rinse 500 grams of fresh spinach. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the spinach for a few mins. Once the spinach has shrunk, stop the fire. Add pepper, salt and a handful of chopped fresh basil. Spread the spinach in an oiled oven dish. Create little nests. Put … More Life can be simple ❤
Two beautiful tomatoes, one round eggplant and two rounds courgettes can be combined in a lot of great dishes. In this recipe they are great eye catchers as well. Halve the eggplant and the courgettes. Oil the eggplant and put in the oven at 200° for 30 mins. Remove the upper part of the tomatoes. … More Vegetables filled with vegetables and awesome Italian ingredients
Quinoa is not really my favorite ingredient, but now and again 😉. Boil 100 grams of quinoa following the instructions. Cut 2 eggplants in halves. Make a few incisions in the meat. Brush some oil on each side. Put them with the skin upwards on baking paper. Bake in the oven at 200° for 30 … More Quinoa?
I remember those crazy tupperware evenings where you could see how those great looking tools could be used for almost everything 😉. Anyway, thanks to our dearest friend Leen, I’m now the owner of a few more of those amazing pots. They are dark grey, can be used in the microwave, oven and even be … More Tupperware is still hot
One of the best starters ever my dear friend Alejandro, living in Spain for many many years, prepared us on one of our visits. We worked in the same village, he as the local dentist and I as the new coming female family physician. He left the country many years before us. His move was … More Sweet heart of little gem