We try to understand the italian system of rennovation works. Prepared with a long list, with our priorities, we meet our lovely geometra (also a real italian profession), Filippo, to discuss our plans. We try to understand each other in the best way and realize that it’s a good idea to send a weekly ‘reminder’. … More Late appointment, quick meal
The succulent chicken breast of yesterday was too big for the two of us, thus at the same time as the Thai chicken curry I prepare this dish (so easy for our life ‘in between two houses’ ). Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 pepperoncini in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 350 … More Same chicken, different style, pollo alla Siciliana
Put 100 grams of halved cherry tomatoes on baking paper with a drizzle of olive oil and some dried oregano. Cut a good quality chicken in parts. Keep the breast (with skin) and store the other parts in the freezer. Cut 4 smaller potatoes in Hasselback-style. Put on baking paper. Add some sea salt and … More Surf and turf
For 2p :500 grams of baked ready made gnocchi +500 grams of ovendried cherry tomatoes seasoned with chopped garlic, spicy pepper, fresh basil, pepper, salt+ grated parmigiano+ fresh basil and ready for guests.
Never put tomatoes in the fridge, because they loose a lot of flavor. Put them in a visible position and inspect them regularly. It would be sad to find ‘rotten tomatoes’, because there are so many ways to prepare them. Drying them in the oven is one of those methods, and it’s a wonderful way … More How to use your ovendried tomatoes
It would be really odd to live in thé country of pasta and to avoid eating it. Lunch or dinner, most of the italians take minimal once daily a primi with pasta. In my eternal struggle to keep my weight under control this would be a very bad idea ;-). The ‘pasta-department’ in the supermarket … More Counting kcal occasionaly
Our dearest dog, Pillo, is recovering from a real bad infection and needs extra care. Cooking and shopping is currently limited. However, never forget to take care of yourself while taking care of others, is a holy rule in medicine, and in life in general. Start in the morning or the day before. Take a … More Pasta with lots of vegetables