A lovely dinner

Weekend dinners are always a bit more special. Tonight we’ll start with fresh artichokes. For 2p clean 3 babies by removing the stem, the harder outer leaves and the top. Slice thinly and put in cold water mixed with the juice of 2 lemons. Store cool. Drain and dry. Spread some arugula on the dishes. … More A lovely dinner

Roasted crushed potatoes, crispy fish filets and lots of greens

You can eat more if you ‘burn’ more but try to keep a healthy balance. Today we were lucky to be physically active and I decide to cook larger amounts, knowing that leftovers can be eaten as lunch the following day. Wash 750 grams of new potatoes. Clean 500 grams of green beans. Heat a … More Roasted crushed potatoes, crispy fish filets and lots of greens

Cosy cooking

Cooking for 2p is cosy, but, you know, I really would look forward to cook for at least 10p. Anyway, this recipe is a simple and healthy combination, inspired by Bill Grainger. Boil 120 grams of barley al dente in salted water. Mix 1 sliced onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 500 grams of halved cherry … More Cosy cooking

Straw asparagus

Fresh thin green asparagus is probably one of my beloved spring ingredients.Remove the hard part of 600 grams of green asparagus (don’t use a knife, but use your hands, the asparagus will split spontaneously on the right spot. Rinse and cut in smaller parts.Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1-2 chili in a drizzle of … More Straw asparagus

Vignarola😋

The artichokes season is getting towards the end. Today’s dish is a marriage between winter and spring, and thus between artichokes, fresh peas and beans. Start with cleaning 5 baby artichokes. Cut them in quarters and put in water with lemon juice. Clean 800 grams of fresh beans and 1 kilo of fresh peas. Fill … More Vignarola😋

Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….

My body is not willing to allow me all this repetitive, physical work. I try  to ignore the signals, but it doesn’t work, and now, I’m punished with interrupted nights, and limited activity. Movement feels better than rest, but, being a physician, I know, it’s probably only inflammation of muscles which needs rest. Nothing to … More Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….

Pizza bianca

Again, a recipe based on the latest Ottolenghi, pizza bianca. Iris is waiting for our future ‘cinema’-room to be ready. The boxes with DVD, CD and old video tapes will be unpacked soon. The red velvet sofa (also sleeping chair for guests) may soon be freed from its removal packaging. This pizza bianca will be … More Pizza bianca