Pad Kra Pao – Chicken Thai Basil

This is a favourite of ours from the thai cuisine. We have purchased a plant and have been growing it during the summer. As we like to have some vegetables as well, we add onion and asian eggplants. Ingredients for 2 people: 250 gr Chicken Breast (mince finely with a knife) 5 garlic cloves 6…

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Soba Noodles Soup

Cold weather, so it is time for a noodle soup again, but I was in an experimenting mood. I mixed up a lot of different stuff… But first of all, here the recipe for the Soba Noodle soup Ingredients for 2: for the Kaeshi: 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup mirin 1,5 tbsp sugar for…

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Raised beds – the continuation….

I have been quite busy the past months…. I like so much the first raised bed, that I built 7 more. I planted eggplants, zucchini, hokkaido pumpkin, salads, snack gherkin and lately many japanese seeds. May it be the position, the irrigation system (a Gardena watering device that automatically starts every 12 hours) or the…

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Spaghetti tomato eggplants and mushrooms

Another Pasta variation. Ingredients for 2: 2 garlic cloves 4 anchovies chopped chllies (i used 3 without seeds) 1 small eggplant 100gr champignons olive oil basic tomato sauce or passata di pomodoro (tomato puree) a little bit of cream Spaghetti Garofalo (half a package) ¬† In a first big pan add salted water and when…

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Melanzane alla parmigiana

This is one of my favourite italian recipes, not well known outside Italy. You will not even notice¬†it is a vegetarian dish. You can use different cheeses. For example for the Mozzarella you can use as well Mozzarella di bufala, Smoked Mozzarella, Provola, Smoked Provola, Scamorza or Smoked Scamorza. This is according to your taste…

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