Citrus fruit festival

Italy has a great variety of citrus fruit. I love the Sicilian tarocco orange for its color and its flavor. Tonight we have a fresh whole fish, hasselback potatoes and a chicory salad (mixed chicory and radicchio) with an awesome dressing. For 2p, put the juice of 2 tarocco oranges in a small pan. Allow … More Citrus fruit festival

A simple whole fish

Roasted potatoes, roasted tomatoes and a whole fish on top is delicious, super simple and healthy food. Buy a fresh whole fish ( see bream or see bass). Scrape the skin and remove the intestines. Wash and dry. Cut 500 grams of potatoes in wedges. Put in an oven dish. Spread a drizzle of olive … More A simple whole fish

Garlic puree

Cooking without garlic is almost exceptional. For a garlic puree I use half of a bulb. Boil 500 grams of potatoes for 2p. Put a bay leaf in the water and a pinch of salt. For the best ‘garlic’ flavor put the garlic in some aluminium foil with a bit of olive oil. Bake at … More Garlic puree

Fish day

Gerda and Herman leave tomorrow. Yesterday we enjoyed a lovely dinner in the city. Today I hope to serve them a nice meal as closure of a pleasant week together. Buy a fresh big whole sea bass (for 4p approx 1.5 kilo) without intestins. Slice 1 kilo of courgettes and 1 kilo of potatoes thinly. … More Fish day