For certain guests I normally would prefer to have a clean and tidy house, but, as you know, that’s really impossible for the moment. Luckely the evenings are nice and warm outside. A cold soup is a perfect starter and needs to be prepared in advance. Chop 2 medium sized cucumber and put in the … More Our house doesn’t have ( or is it ‘cannot’😉) to be tied up to organise dinner evenings.
Meat balls, cherry tomatoes and flat round pasta to finish a rainy day. Our garden is surrounded by an eatable bay leaf hedge. The rain is more than welcome. For 2p mix 300 grams of minced meat ( 2/3 chicken and 1/3 sausage meat) with 1 table spoon of fresh parsley and few chopped mint … More Round shapes
I’m visiting Rome with one of my daughters, Lisbet. Daily we easily walk 20000 steps. We dine outside or still find energy to cook our own meal. I prepare one of my oldest recipes ( inspired originally by Nigella Lawson). Marinate 3 table spoons of raisins in 3 table spoons of balsamic vinegar. Chop and … More Walking walking walking
For 2p, chop 2 garlic cloves. Heat a large pan. Add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the garlic and 500 grams of fresh, clean spinach. Bake until the spinach has reduced until 3 handfuls of vegetables. Drain. Mix with 175 grams of ricotta, pepper and salt. Put 2 garlic cloves, 1 large handful of … More Spinach, tomato sauce and ricotta in a delicious vegetarian pasta dish
I’m a big fan of Ottolenghi and I love Italy, for many good reasons. In his last book “Simple’ I discover, every time I stroll around the book, new dishes to try. Today, on page 206, a dish with lamb gets my attention. We have guests tonight ( they are curious about our home cinema … More Ottolenghi meets Italy
Broccoli looks good, tastes delicious and is super healthy food. Whole grain pasta is perfect in combination with this top ingredient. Boil 70 grams of whole grain pasta pp in salted water. Add 400-500 grams of chopped broccoli pp (no waist!!) during the last 4-5 mins of cooking time. Drain and keep some of the … More Another Italian tradition in a different coat
There are many different cheese cakes and torte della nonna. Especially when they start to become lookalikes, I love them. So I often prepare something in between, and it is so easy if you start with a ready made pastry. Mix 500 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt with 100 gram of low fat ricotta, … More Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna