Spaghetti ai funghi porcini

Ingredients for 2: 200gr Porcini (Boletus) mushrooms 2 garlic cloves olive oil 3 anchovies (at your choice) parsley salt pepper vegetable stock parmesan 250gr spaghetti (I only use Garofalo)   Put a salty water pan to boil for the spaghetti and cook them according instructions. In the meanwhile put some olive oil in a skillet…

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Slow cooked double entrecĂ´te/rib eye

We usually buy meat on big pieces, age it a little more in the fridge before portioning it and freezing it. I prefer to cut my steaks in double portions (350-450 gr) each and therefore was experimenting since a while in the preparation. This is now my best result so far. Ingredients: 350-450 gr double…

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Pizza party!

Tonight is pizza time. We prepare a bigger one to share. On the previous post I showed you how to prepare the dough. Now spread it as thinly as you can. The basis is tomato (passata), mozzarella and some fresh oregano leaves. Don’t top too much your pizza or it will not cook evenly. On…

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Pizza dough – base recipe

I love pizza and my favourite comes from a wood fired oven. From time to time we cook it at home as well and I use a recipe which is adapted for this purpose. Ingredients for 2 people: 130 gr Flour – I use half white flour and the other half durum wheat semolina (grinder…

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Loup de mer filet

Luckily we have a very good fish shop not far away from home. I bought some very nice Loup de Mer filets, this is what I made out of them! Ingredients: 4 filets of Loup de Mer 1 bunch of Parsley 1/2 bunch of Coriander 100 gr of breadcrumbs Olive Oil Pink and Black pepper…

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Asparagus and Gorgonzola Risotto

As usual, spring time, inspiration time. I bought some asparagus and decided to do a risotto with it. Ingredients for 2: 1.5 cups Risotto Rice (Arborio, Vialone Nano,….) 1 onion 1 dl white wine vegetable stock 500 gr Asparagus 100 gr Gorgonzola Olive oil Salt Salmon (sashimi quality) and spices if you like Clean the…

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Spaghetti with Zucchini and Pumpkin Flower

It has been a long time since my last post, now is time to catch up! This almost a vegetarian version of spaghetti alla carbonara. This is because of the egg yolks you add at the end. Ingredients for 2: 250 gr. spaghetti 1 small zucchini pumpkin flowers (roughly a dozen). saffron (1 blister) 2…

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Home made ravioli with Pumpkin and gorgonzola piccante filling

There is a very nice Christmas market at our main station and one stall is selling great italian cheeses. That’s where I got a fantastic gorgonzola piccante … Ingredients: For the Pasta 100gr of flour 100gr of wheat bran 1 egg a pinch of salt water (as needed) For the filling: 100gr of pumpkin cooked…

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Ossobuco alla milanese

This is a very rare cut to be found here, so when there was a promotion at the supermarket I did not hesitate! Ingredients for 4 people: 1 kg veal shanks (ossobuco) 50 gr butter 1 onion 0.5 liter beef stock salt a little bit of flour at your taste 1 spoon of Concentrate of…

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Hokkaido pumpkin soup

I got inspired again by one of those nice Hokkaido pumpkin in a beautiful orange. This time I gonna make a soup Ingredients: 1 Hokkaido pumpkin 1 red onion 700 gr chicken or vegetable stock Olive oil 200 ml cream salt and pepper Peel the pumpkin, take out the seeds and cut the pumpkin in…

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