We are in full preparation of the real renovation works and I’m in full preparation of starting my own practice. All of this is very exciting and time consuming but I’ll never forget how important it is to take care of yourself ( and your body and food😉). Tonight a squid of 500 grams ( … More I haven’t been able to go to Livorno but this kind of food is supposed to be popular there
Before our move to Italy, the original plan was to move to the area of WashingtonDC. We went house hunting and got to know really wonderful people, such as Kathy and Peter, but the gut feeling about moving to US wasn’t right. It took a few weeks before deciding not to go, but Kathy, Peter … More Our US heritage: Kathy and Peter and old bay seasoning.
Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves, 2 chili peppers, 5 cm of ginger in a drizzle of peanut oil. Add 300 grams of mushrooms. Bake. Add 400 grams of clean chopped squid. Bake. In the meanwhile, steam 500 grams of chopped broccoli and 200 grams of chopped carrot shortly. Add the steamed vegetables and 250 … More The colors in our house are mainly black and white, on our plate we want the whole rainbow!
In oriental supermarkets, which are difficult to find here in Tuscany, you find a grand variety of ready made mixtures to use as base for easy oriental cooking. To make your own yellow, green, red, …curry pastes you need so many ingredients, which are even more difficult to find here. Thus, buy different flavors and … More Curry paste
A lot of visitors are ‘afraid’ of squid. I always try to convince them to try it, just once. The sea is changing, due to the climatogical changes, and thus squid in general is moving towards more Northern countries. A real octopus with large tentacles is probably to shocking as first ‘contact with the squid … More Just try it, grilled squid!
Clean the squid (800 grams for 4p) and cut in smaller pieces. Marinate in 2 chopped garlic cloves, the zeste of 1 lime, 2 table spoons of olive oil, pepper and salt. Store in the fridge. Peel two small cucumbers. Remove the seeds. Mix with 400 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt, 1 chopped garlic … More It’s time for squid in good company 😉
Calamari, breadcrumb, garlic, lemon, tomato…the smell of summer! For 2 p clean 500 grams of fresh squid. Fry 1 chopped spicy pepper, 6 chopped garlic cloves and 2 handful of old breadcrumb in a good drizzle of olive oil. Add pepper and salt. Bake until crispy and golden brown. Put the mixture on kitchen paper … More The hottest day in Italy since the start of the measurments.
We adore squid, but this recipe can easily be done with any other fish, as long as it’s a firm fish. Cut 300 grams of courgettes, 1 big red bell pepper. Fry 1 chopped onion and 4 chopped garlic cloves in some olive oil. Bake 1 table spoon of curry powder while stirring. Add the … More Why not? Delicious and fresh squid with a curry sauce
Clean 400 grams of squid and chop in the blender together with 1 spicy little pepper, 2 garlic cloves, 1 egg, a handful of fresh parsley and some old bread. Add some pepper and salt. Make balls (put some oil on your hands, it will be easier). Leave the balls in the fridge until baking. … More Some Spanish food today? Lovely squidballs with tomato sauce.
Different structures, different ingredients, different colors, different flavors (but keep the same style), different diets. It sounds difficult, but in fact it is easier to think about all this than to serve 1 big meal and realizing that a few people don’t like it or cannot eat it for different reasons. Put all the dishes … More A wonderful buffet