Eggplants burgers with Tsatsiki

That’s a very easy recipe. Just cut eggplants in 1 cm thick slices. Put the im seasoned flour, the in egg yokes and finally in breadcrumbs. Fry them in oil. While letting cool down prepare the tsatsiki with 175 gr. Greek Yoghurt, half a cucumber, 2 garlic cloves, salt ,pepper, a little bit of tabasco…

Rate this:

Home made Pasta – Tagliatelle and tagliolini

I did not do fresh pasta for a while and tonight I got a special request. Ingredients: 300 gr. wheat flour 100 gr.  durum wheat 4 eggs half a teaspoon salt   Mix the two flour and the salt. Add the eggs and mix with a fork to start. Then use your hands to knead…

Rate this:

Bread from durum wheat

I bought some durum wheat to do some homemade pasta and to use the rest I decided to make a bread. This is a typical bread from South of Italy, Apulia. One of the most famous is the Altamura bread. Unfortunately I have no Wood heated oven, but I should be fine with my oven….

Rate this:

Risotto ai funghi porcini

Still have a lot of dried Boletus and the weather is cold – Yes, tonight I gonna do a Risotto ai porcini (with boletus). Ingredients for 2 200gr of Arborio or Vialone Rice 50 cl white wine 1 small onion 1 liter of vegetable stock 40 gr of dried boletus (put in water for 2…

Rate this:

Mezzeh evening – Qusa b’seits

This one I never tasted in a restaurant, but the ingredients where appealing to me. Ingredients: 1/2 onion 2 small zucchini juice of 1 lime 2 spoons olive oil 1 hand of mint leaves Salt   In a pan heat the olive oil and fry the onions till golden. Add the zucchini and cook till…

Rate this:

Mezzeh Evening – Hummus

Ingredients: 1 tin Chickpeas (keep 2 spoons of the liquid aside) 2 garlic cloves 1 1/2 Teaspoons salt 1/3 cup of Tahini (sesame paste) juice of 1 lime Harissa at your taste Chili flakes at your taste 2 spoons olive oil   Just put all ingredients in a blender until you get a creamy mix….

Rate this:

Mezzeh evening – Baba Ganoush

Got a craving yesterday… mezzeh. So I bought the ingredients today. I must admit I did not do the bread myself in order to have dinner at a decent time. But we could buy some nice pitta bread. So here you are with recipe number 1, Baba Ganoush or Eggplants Caviar. Ingredients: 1 big eggplant…

Rate this:

Cold cucumber soup

Something refreshing for the summer, a very easy and quick recipe. Ingredients for 2 people: 1 Cucumber 200 gr Greek yoghurt 8 Mint leaves Salt and pepper. Cut the cucumber in half and take out all the seeds. Then cut in smaller pieces. Add all ingredients in a mixer and season. When it starts to…

Rate this:

The easiest dessert recipe: Apple tart

This is a dessert that is very easy to do and always tastes divinely. I remember when I was a kid I loved it. Ingredients: 1 roll of Puff Pastry some nice Apples, I prefer Golden Delicious 2 eggs some cream 5gr sugar   Just cut the apples in wedges of similar size. As I…

Rate this:

Maccheroni alla crema di Asiago

Ingredients: 250gr Milk 15gr Butter 15gr flour 75gr Asiago 240 gr Maccheroni salt, pepper, some chili flakes Grate the asiago and add the milk. Leave to rest for 20 minutes. In the meanwhile in pan warm up the butter. When liquid add the flour and mix well with a whisk. Start to boil salted water…

Rate this: