Too much comfortfood?

During winter our body seems to ask for more comfortfood to control our temperature, or to make it even more cosy. Lasagne is, for sure, thé number 1 of Italian comfortfood. Reduce the amount of kcal by avoiding meat, and trying to find lighter ways to prepare the bechamel sauce. The extra thin lasagna sheets, … More Too much comfortfood?

Real winter food

Cold and cloudy with something in between snow and rain are not my favorite ingredients. Iris did rearrange the unpacked boxes and I found the magimix tools. Internet showed me some ideas for our menu tonight. Rösti is real mountain food, ideal for this time of year. My friend, Magimix,  grates 600 grams of washed … More Real winter food

Weekend, lots of rain, school for me and some apple yoghurt cake in between

Put eggs and butter at room temperature. Melt 150 grams of butter. Mix with 200 grams of sugar. Add 4 eggs, one by one. Add the content of 1 vanilla stick or some vanilla extract. Mix and add 250 grams of self rising flour. Mix thoroughly and add 300 grams of Greek yoghurt. Make a … More Weekend, lots of rain, school for me and some apple yoghurt cake in between

Real winter weather in Tuscany = green cabbage on the menu

Green cabbage offers loads of possibilities. The outer part of the cabbage is perfect to fill. Blanch 6 beautiful leaves for a few mins. Drain thoroughly. No meat today, lentils and spicy gorgonzola instead. Fry 2 chopped shallots, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 4 cm of finely chopped fresh ginger in a drizzle of olive oil. … More Real winter weather in Tuscany = green cabbage on the menu