Although carbs can give me this extra comfort during winter,, with a cauliflower and a portion of Swiss chard the amount of vegetables for 2p is already rather impressive and thus, tonight there will be no ‘space’ for extra carbs. Wash the vegetables. Chop the cauliflower and outer leaves. Remove the stems from the Swiss … More No carbs tonight
We love Asian food but ingredients are not easy to get here, even without lockdown. Dried Chinese mushrooms are still in my cupboard (they are not at all comparable with dried porcini which have a much stronger flavor). Put 25 grams of dried Chinese mushrooms in warm water for at least 30 mins. Drain and … More Thai food in Italy during lockdown
A lot of recipes come back but always in little different versions and thus it creates variety in the daily cooking. So often, at first sight, a cookbook isn’t really so special but while reading it creates possibility. Jamie Oliver’s books are a perfect example ( or is it just a perfect excuse to buy … More Thai noodle salad
Even after a full day of class, being completely saturated, I love to come home in my kitchen and focus on our dinner. Whether this is considered to be insane, or not, I don’t care, as long as I can enjoy my passion of healthy cooking and eating. For 2p, blend 350 grams of defrozen … More Am I abnormal?
Gremolata is a mixture of fresh parsley, lemon zeste and garlic and is a wonderful way to give a fresh flavor to a lot of dishes. Mix 1 finely chopped garlic clove with a handful of finely chopped parsley and the zeste of 1 lemon. Boil a portion of pasta in salted water. Add 450 … More Gremolata
Evenings and nights are cooler. Warm yellow is the appropriate color to fill our dish. Chop 2 yellow bell peppers, 4 garlic cloves, 4 cm of ginger and 1 spicy pepper. Put in an oven dish and add a drizzle of olive oil. Put in the oven at 200°. Stir now and again. Make a … More Yellow day
For 2p boil 400 grams of potatoes until soft and make a puree. Boil 100 grams of buckwheat in 1 ½ amount of water with a pinch of salt until the water is gone (approx 15 mins). Bake 4 chopped garlic cloves, 3 chopped spring onions, 1 chopped spicy little pepper, 1 teaspoon of cumin, … More A veggie terrine
My coriander harvest is no succes, thus we will have to survive without, and eat Asian food in a Italian way. Put noodles in salted boiled water and leave for 15 mins. Chop 3 spring onions, 1 spicy little pepper, 4 garlic cloves and fry in peanut oil. Add 300 grams of pieces of chicken … More Pad Thai
For some reason, to me, eggs usually have the important task to pimp a dish with a mixture of leftover ingredients. They are the chosen ones to ‘keep it all together’ while serving as proteins. Above all, they are still considered to be cheap (even if you buy ‘real’ eggs of ‘real’ chicken with a … More Something with eggs….frittata
Blanch shortly 300 grams of thin green beans, 300 grams of green bell pepper, 3 spring onions (all cut in pieces of approx 3 cm). Marinate 300 grams of chicken breast in 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped lemon grass stem, 4 cm of finely chopped ginger, 1 chopped spicy little pepper, 2 table spoons … More Lemon grass, peanut butter, coconut milk….delicious Indonesian dish.