Although buying mango is bad for my ecologic footprint, I knew this dish would be fabulous and thus, I decided to prepare it anyway. For 2p, slice 1 mango. Put 1 garlic clove, a handful of basil leaves, the zeste of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds, some chili flakes and a pinch of … More Mango caprese
The weather is awkward. Socks and warm clothes are still useful. Nice comfort food is still allowed. For 2p slice 800 grams of radicchio. Chop and fry 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the radicchio and 2 teaspoons of dried thyme and 1 small can of drained anchovies. Stir … More Where is Summer?
Today I bought 2 mullets. I do admit that the fishmonger prepared me already 4 nice fillets. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 chili in a large drizzle of olive oil. Add 500 grams of vongole. Stir. Add 100 ml of white wine. Allow to evaporate. Add 400 ml of good quality stock. … More I’m not afraid of more complexe cooking😉
This weekend I’ll be having my counseling course in Florence. Although I know Iris can cook, I plan the weekend menu in order to have more quality time together tomorrow and Sunday evening. With a bit of delay I received the February and March editions of my favorite cooking magazine ‘Delicious.nl ‘. The gnocchi recipes … More Cooking in advance
This morning I removed a nice piece of salmon from the freezer. After a long day outside easy cooking is welcome and baking paper is the best tool to do this. Come home, preheat the oven at 180-200°. Use two oven trays, cover them with baking paper. Wash 250 -300 grams of potatoes pp. Cut … More Cooking on baking paper
Tomorrow the ‘busy’ summer starts for real. I need to be prepared for a lot of cooking, for familiar and not so familiar guests, I love it (although not all the time ;)). What to eat today? Or what to prepare with the fridge leftovers? A round radicchio, 8 large carrots, shallots..all prepared in tasty … More Trio of side dishes as main dish
500 grams of tasty radicchio from Treviso (the real stuff) and a lucious cheese (mixture of gorgonzola and mascarpone= really lucious!) are perfect ingredients for a quick risotto. Fry 1 chopped white onion and 4 chopped garlic cloves in a mixture of butter and olive oil. Add 120 grams of good risotto rice. Stir and … More Radicchio, not just a salad
Reading recipes in Italian is part of my studying ;-). Italians are proud of radicchio and you have different kinds. It’ s family of our chicory, and it’s also rather bitter. There is the round one which grows like salad and there is the type which grows like chicory and which is less bitter. I … More Sunday, gray and rainy, and ideal study weather!