Special dish

Although I’m not sharing every single detail of the starting period of our relationship, we both consider a cooking class in Florence as the real beginning. Risotto with fresh artichokes was part of the menu that day and thus, this dish remains a special one forever. I’m pretty sure I cook this dish everytime in … More Special dish

Savory rice pudding

Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley have written a beautiful story about Palestina in ‘Falastin’. We had planned a nice trip to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv end of August, but we decided a few months ago to cancel it for obvious reasons. Thanks to my cookbooks, we can continue travelling, on our plate. Labaniet alzahar is … More Savory rice pudding

RAL 9010

I think RAL 9010 has become the most popular ingredient in the house 😉. A seaweed, fennel and vongole risotto is an ideal dish in combination with the elegant white paint at the end of the day. For 2p, clean 1 kilo of vongole. Heat a pan. Melt 1 teaspoon of butter. Add the vongole, … More RAL 9010

Suppli al telefono

‘Suppli’ are croquettes made of risotto. ‘Al telefono’ is derived by the wires created by the cheese inside the croquettes. Start the day before by making a simple white risotto. Chop and fry 1 white onion and 2 garlic cloves in a mixture of butter and olive oil. Add 150 grams of good quality risotto … More Suppli al telefono

Cauliflower risotto

Eline loves risotto. I prefer something different every day. Cauliflower has never been a protagonist in one of the risottos before. Cut a medium sized cauliflower in smaller pieces. Put on baking paper. Add 1 table spoon of curry powder, 1 table spoon of fennel seeds. Spread some oil. Bake in the oven at 200° … More Cauliflower risotto

1st of May, feels more like the start of autumn 😨

Yesterday we spent a lovely day outside in our wild garden. The weather forecast isn’t really promising for the following period. Anyway, the ideal circumstances for an appropriate dish ( it wasn’t really my first choice but now it feels right) : mushroom risotto. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 1 white onion and 1 … More 1st of May, feels more like the start of autumn 😨