This awkward period has its positive effects. Although I try to remain creative, the restricted variety of vegetables has an important impact on our weekly menu. Frozen vegetables are not comparable with fresh ones, but, why not? With a small freezer, storage is limited, but you will never end up finding some products from another … More Frozen vegetables, why not?
Broccoli looks good, tastes delicious and is super healthy food. Whole grain pasta is perfect in combination with this top ingredient. Boil 70 grams of whole grain pasta pp in salted water. Add 400-500 grams of chopped broccoli pp (no waist!!) during the last 4-5 mins of cooking time. Drain and keep some of the … More Another Italian tradition in a different coat
My body is not willing to allow me all this repetitive, physical work. I try to ignore the signals, but it doesn’t work, and now, I’m punished with interrupted nights, and limited activity. Movement feels better than rest, but, being a physician, I know, it’s probably only inflammation of muscles which needs rest. Nothing to … More Painful neck and shoulder, easy cooking….
I love broccoli but their sibling, the romanesco is the winner in the beauty contest. Chop the cabbage in flowers, and don’t forget to chop the stem as well. Boil some salted water. Add the vegetables and cook al dente. Remove from the water. Use the same water to prepare whole grain pasta (120 grams … More Stylish romanesco cabbage
Tonight we are both tired, but the dinner is and will always be an important ritual to finish the day. Bake 400 grams of whole frozen shrimps shortly in a drizzle of olive oil. Remove the shrimps from the pan and cool down. Chop and fry 1 large red fresh onion, 1 chili pepper and … More Pasta and shrimps
Italians cannot survive without pasta. The choice of whole grain pasta is gradually becoming more extensive. For 3p, chop and fry 500 grams of fresh onion and 4 garlic gloves in some olive oil. Add 100 ml of white wine. Allow the wine to evaporate. Add some water and 8 anchovies filets of good quality. … More Pure Italian food
Never put tomatoes in the fridge, because they loose a lot of flavor. Put them in a visible position and inspect them regularly. It would be sad to find ‘rotten tomatoes’, because there are so many ways to prepare them. Drying them in the oven is one of those methods, and it’s a wonderful way … More How to use your ovendried tomatoes
Sometimes I’m so busy organizing a huge dinner for the following day that I would almost forget that we also need a meal for the same day. For 2p cook 150 grams of whole grain pasta. Drain and keep some of the cooking water. Put the same pan back on the fire. Wait until all … More Exploded kitchen
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
For 2p 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped red onion and 1 spicy little pepper. Add 1 lost chopped bell pepper. Add 1 can of peeled tomatoes, or for something more sweet 1 can of cherry tomatoes and 1 table soon of dried oregano. Simmer for 15-20 mins. Add a small of drained grilled bell … More If you think:’ We have nothing to eat tonight, and I’m too lazy to go shopping!’ You can always prepare this!