It’s never easy to find the ideal after dinner dessert. It can’t be the protagonist of a meal, so it’s important to remember: not too heavy, not too much, not too complicated. I found out that Italians ( which counts for other southern countries) used to bring or wine, or dessert if invited to a … More Another simple dessert
Kuku is a kind of frittata with a Middle Eastern flavor, and thus, worth to try to convince Italians to eat other cooking styles. An Italian is proud of its national ( or is it regional🤔) heritage, including its cooking. Kuku is based on vegetables, eggs( as frittata is) but with a delicate flavor of … More Kuku with eggplant and caramelized onions
For a pie for 2p, as main dish, chop 350 ggrams of eggplant in small cubes. Heat a drizzle of olive oil. Add the eggplant. Stit and fry for 5 mins. Add 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped onion and 5 cm of chopped fresh ginger. Add chili flakes, 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds and … More Eggplant pie ‘Bisteeya’
Even if a lot of ingredients in a dish are the same, you create something completely different by changing a few spices. Our dear friend Leen and her friend will arrive tonight from Belgium, 1300 kilometres by car in one go. Hopefully they will appreciate a simple pasta dish before falling into a coma. Chop … More Saffron and fennel seeds
Today Gerda arrives. I met Gerda as a patient, neighbour and we gradually became friends. When she offered to come to help us painting in our house, even in winter time, we booked her flight. What a lovely visitor! Five days is probably short, but we try to combine : talking, painting,and even a first … More Lucky bastards, Biryani to celebrate friendship
Elodie is leaving the company and says goodbye to the team in Siena. It’s nice to see her and to show her our house in progress. Bruschetti with fresh porcini are a perfect starter, cfr blogpost Porcini and truffle after a trip to Assisi and Perugia. The november edition of delicious.nl magazine inspires me for … More Dinner for 4
Jamie Olivers’ new book is full of classical Italian cuisine alla Jamie, and I hope to have it soon in my collection ;-). Delicious.nl comments this recipe as ‘spectacular, awesome’, which Iris and I can only confirm. For 2p peel and cut 2 red onions in quarters. Heat 1 small can of anchovies with the … More Cauliflower is never boring!