Day dreaming

It’s almost a year now that our lives our ruled by a tiny little creature. What would it have been like if we had known from the beginning that this would take so long? Routine is a powerful source to survive. Focusing on daily life, enjoying small things, without getting lost in long term personal … More Day dreaming

Eat consciously

At the beginning of the year I decided to pay even more attention to healthy eating. I hate dieting if it means elimination. Eating consciously has always been my food philosophy. So I started by asking myself where I could cut kcal without following a real diet : – instead of ‘a drizzle of olive … More Eat consciously

A tribute to pumpkin

Whenever I see a good tasting pumpkin I buy it and store them cool. Almost weekly I inspect my little collection because once they show weak spots, they quickly deteriorate. Today’s one has a green skin and a deep orange colored firm meat. Those are the best😍. Remove skin and seeds. Chop in cubes. Spread … More A tribute to pumpkin

Special dish

Although I’m not sharing every single detail of the starting period of our relationship, we both consider a cooking class in Florence as the real beginning. Risotto with fresh artichokes was part of the menu that day and thus, this dish remains a special one forever. I’m pretty sure I cook this dish everytime in … More Special dish

Catering during the harvest of our own olive trees

Our dear Italian friends convinced us to do our own raccolto. They will show us how to do it. Mamma Anne doesn’t want to miss this event, and, Diane, our American friend who lives nearby, and her puppy dog, Oskars best friend, will join the female forces. My contribution is restricted to the catering because … More Catering during the harvest of our own olive trees