This is easy

If you would ask me, the best pizza dough is thin and crispy. If you don’t have time, and there is no pizzeria open, and still you are desperately craving for some crispy pizza, puff pastry is a perfect alternative for the dough. I tend to buy a rectangular piece. Prebake it in the oven … More This is easy

Local shopping

I was used to shop weekly in the big supermarket in Siena and an occasional shopping in the local stores. Since the lock down I feel so lucky with 2 local grocery shops, fish is now frozen instead of fresh and the choice of vegetables and fruit is less abundant but fresh. Rectangular puff pastry … More Local shopping

Puff pastry

Cover a rectangular puff pastry ( on baking paper) with 150 grams of light Philadelphia cheese. Spread some pepper and 1 table spoon of dried basil. Clean 500 grams of green asparagus and 500 grams of puntarelle ( looks like asparagus points) or some green beans. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle … More Puff pastry

Canned artichokes ?

Fresh artichokes are superb, but canned artichokes can be a perfect alternative for a lazy day or when baby artichokes are not available. Prebake a ready made puff pastry (make a few holes with a fork) in a cake form covered with firmly pressed baking paper in the oven at 180° for approx 10 mins. … More Canned artichokes ?