Gerda and Herman arrive tonight, after a long direct drive from Belgium. My ingredients for a quick and healthy pasta are waiting for their arrival. Boil 500 grams of fresh pasta (pici of course) together with 1 kilo of fresh green asparagus and 250 grams of frozen peas in salted water until al dente. Chop … More A healthy pasta for friends arriving late.
Green asparagus are avalable in different colors of green, different sizes. They are so fresh for the moment and so delicious, in so many combinations. In the cooking magazine of Coop I find a lovely recipe of a ‘lasagnette’. Put the wooden parts of 1 bunch of asparagus with 1 chopped carrot, a few stems … More Lasagnette with green asparagus
This amazing city never disappoints me. Our appartment in Soho was a perfect location to explore the different areas. Being exhausted every evening didn’t stop me cooking in a kitchen with a minimum of tools. Breakfast, dinner in the appartment, and lunch outside is my perfect combination. My first inspection of the kitchen in a … More A little taste of New York
Chop 1 large fennel. Cook in salted water until al dente. Add 160 grams of macaroni during the last 10-12 mins of cooking time. Drain and keep some of the cooking water. Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves and 1 spicy little pepper. Add 100 grams of grated old pecorino and a few spoons of … More Macaroni and cheese sounds like real comfort food!
The cookbook of the Green Kitchen is on my Christmas list. What a variety of delicious vegetarian recipes! Little pasta and loads of vegetables is my preference (not really the Italian way). For 2p cut 500 grams of cooked beetroot in little cubes of 2 cm. Bake 1 chopped onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 … More Another vegetarian pasta
Our dearest dog, Pillo, is recovering from a real bad infection and needs extra care. Cooking and shopping is currently limited. However, never forget to take care of yourself while taking care of others, is a holy rule in medicine, and in life in general. Start in the morning or the day before. Take a … More Pasta with lots of vegetables