Yam Som O – Thai pomelo salad

Ingredients for 2: 1 pomelo-peeled and in chuncks 3 tbsp chopped and fried shallot 2 tbsp chopped and fried garlic 3 tbsp roasted coconut flakes 4 tbsp unsalted peanuts 2 tbsp palm sugar 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp tamarind concentrate 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 thai chillies chopped finely 2 tbsp fresh chopped coriander…

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Risotto alla milanese

Risotto alla milanese is a typical north italian dish. I love the saffron taste and works well especially with the ossobuco con gremolata. As I published already the recipe of the ossobuco some years ago, it is now time to publish the recipe of the risotto. Ingredients for 2: 180 gr of Carnaroli or Arborio…

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Sweet Chilli sauce with Scotch Bonnets

My plan was to do a chutney, but this is what came out: a fantastic Sweet Chilli sauce Ingredients: 12 Scotch Bonnet Chillies 1 kg San Marzano Ripe Tomatoes Half a Garlic Head, peel the garlic cloves 250 ml apple vinegar 350 gr gelling sugar 2 tbsp grated ginger 2 tsp salt   First of…

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Apricot Habanero Jam

We had a very hot summer and somehow the whole month of September my chilli plants were producing a lot of fruits. I got quite creative in order to use them ;-). This is a spicy Jam that I did to serve with a nice cheese platter. Ingredients: 12 Habanero (mine were a bit smaller)…

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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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Shakshuka

Shakshuka is an Israeli / Middle Eastern tomato based dish. Ingredients for 2: 750 gr of ripe tomatoes 2/3 spoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves finely chopped or pressed 1 medium sized onion finely chopped 4-5 medium sized green peperoncini cut in rings 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp piri piri chili flakes (optional) 1…

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Asian style Mango Chicken salad

Another summer recipe which is tasty but not heavy. Ingredients for 2: 300 gr Chicken Upper Thigh deboned (you may use breast with skin as well) 3 shallots 3 chilies 1 tbsp chopped ginger 1 lime 1 tbsp Sesame Oil salt pepper 1 small apple 1 mango 1 small bunch of Mint 1 small bunch…

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Lamb salad with Tzatziki

This is a nice summer dinner. You may eat the tzatziki as a side salad (like my boyfriend did) or you can use it as a dressing for the salad (as I did). In the picture you see the different components so anyone can prepare it as he wishes. Ingredients: For the tzatziki: 180 gr greek…

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Penne Stracchino e Gorgonzola

We just came back from holiday and we managed to do some specialities shopping on the way back. In particular some nice Stracchino and some nice Gorgonzola Piccante. As yesterday the weather was really bad and rainy, what better to combine them in a recipe. Ingredients: 250 gr. Penne (Garofalo) 100 gr. Stracchino 50 gr. Gorgonzola piccante…

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Chilean Pebre

I just got a lot of Jalapeño ready in my garden so I was on the search for a good recipe. I found this chilean recipe and everybody liked it! Ingredients: 1 bunch of coriander 1 bunch of parsley 2 spring onions 6 small Jalapeño peppers 2 small tomatoes (preferably the more fleshy ones) a…

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