I have recently found a notebook with recipes that I used to collect during my years at university: those kind of recipes you find in magazines at the dental office, the recipe that the neighbor gave to you or that one that you have seen on TV. I realized that there are some interesting recipes that I’ve never tried before so I decided to prepare … Continue reading (english) Puree of red lentils with eggplant and roasted tomatoes
Hey Anto, I don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen” ” You know how to cook Anto, everything is easy for you” “Me cooking? Noooo I’m a disaster” “Cooking is not for me” “I’m too tired to cook” How many of you have recognized themselves in these sentences? In this kind of situation frozen food is very helpful, isn’t it? But … Continue reading Fast and good food
So easy, so good and healthy.
It ‘s true: in the kitchen with a little bit of this and a little bit of that you get the dish you want 🙂
Here a few simple ingredients combined together to get a delicious sauce.
1 onion (finely chopped)
1 small green capsicum (cut into small cubes)
1 jalapeño (chopped)
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
minced garlic (I used half a clove)
2 tablespoons extra virgen olive oil
400 g diced tomatoes,
and a secret ingredient 🙂 Continue reading “(english) Your Mexican sauce”
It’s a dish of southern Italy, the ingredients are simple but tasty. It’s very appetizing and very easy to prepare, just 10 minutes for the seasoning and few more to cook pasta. The basics ingredients are garlic and breadcrumbs (mollica di pane), but depending on the region you can have variations such as adding anchovies and / or capers.
In the past the crumb have been used in place of cheese, and for this reason it was known as the poor man’s cheese. I also added the “Peperosso” which is used in many dishes in Calabria especially in preparing salami and salsiccie (like these). Continue reading “(english) “Spaghetti” with breadcrumbs”
I was preparing the bread dough but something did not work, 🙂 I think I put too much water and so I decided to prepare a delicious focaccia, it is easy to learn how to make it, the preparation is fast and cheap. You will have beautiful and delicious results preparing focaccia. You can also prepare it a day in advance.
I used onions, olives and oregano but you can use finely chopped fresh or dried rosemary. If you want you can change the seasoning, you could try cherry tomatoes and basil or cheese, it’s a versatile dough.
To achieve alveolar surface , use your fingertips and press the dough outward toward the edges of your pan gently . Put a substantial amount of oil, it’s absorbed into the bottom crust, making it flavorful and crunchy. Continue reading “(english) Onion’s focaccia”
These muffins with cheese and zucchini are really good. They are perfect for a snack or as part of your packed lunch. I prepare these for my son for school lunch. I found this recipe in the book: “The children’s baking book” and I however made some changes.
Ingredients: (makes 12, preparation 15 min.)
2 medium sized zucchini
120 g mature hard cheese (such as cheddar or gruyere cheese)
20/30 g grated parmesan cheese
280 g plain flour
175 ml milk
80 g melted butter
1 tbsp baking powder
salt Continue reading “(english) Savoury muffins”
Stuffed pasta are the pride of Italian cuisine. They are delicious meals that contain different fillings from region to region. Each country and, I think every family, has his own version, original and delicious: meat, pork, sausage, fish, vegetables, cheese. I give you the recipe to prepare pumpkin ravioli, there are different versions, this is my recipe 🙂 Then with a little fantasy you can give at the recipe a touch of originality making it more personal.
It’s not a quick preparation, it requires patience and care. This recipe may sound complicated, but if you organize yourself, it really isn’t. Take your time, relax, cook for your mind and your soul, and to take the chance to involve your family or your partner, your friends, you can spend time together in a relaxed atmosphere and have fun. And then is rewarding to eat something that you made with your own hands.
You need about 2 hours and half. Continue reading “(english) Pumpkin ravioli”