I bought 1 kilo of beautiful strawberries. Our dear friends Giancarla and Lucia have a country house in the middle of the spectacular Crete Senesi. The landscape is awesome and especially in this season. A Sunday afternoon tea is a perfect excuse to admire the green waves and to prepare us a strawberry pastry with … More The strawberry season
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
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 ?
A quiche as a solitary dish for 2p can be too much but is a perfect lunch for the following day, or if you are both really hungry, can be finished. Puff pastry is probably the most elegant dough for a quiche. Prebaking is always better to guarantee a cripsy bottom. Instead of using dried … More Good looking quiche
Certain days pass by so quickly that it’s time to start your evening meal and you didn’t even have some proper lunch. Mix 200 grams of light ricotta with a handful of chopped parsley and basil, 4 chopped garlic cloves, pepper and salt. Spread on a rectangular puff pastry (on baking paper). Spread 2 sliced … More Just an easy day
Prebake a puff pastry in the oven at 180° for 10 mins. Mix a good portion of fresh parsley/basil and 4 garlic cloves in a cutter. Add 4 eggs and 125grams of ricotta. Taste and add pepper and salt. Steam 500 grams of green asparagus shortly. Cut in smaller pieces and keep the heads apart. … More Beautiful quiche
Put 100 grams of rucola, 2 garlic cloves, 1 spicy little pepper in a small blender. Add some olive oil to obtain a smooth, bright green pasta. Taste, add pepper and salt. Spread the rucola pesto on a rectangular puff pastry. Finish with 250 grams of halved cherry tomatoes and some dried oregano. Put in … More Movie and a dinner