Tag: bon appétit
A warm melting dark chocolate bliss
In the heart of the Winter season, on a January Saturday afternoon, we love to spoil and pamper ourselves and family by whisking very quick batter and eggs for baking small chocolate desserts. It takes less than 20 minutes for dipping a spoon in a warm melting dark chocolate bliss. What is more, it is…
Home made pasta and cauliflower: culinary delicacies for the Summer table.
Summer is the season for the open air living, but we can also apply this concept by stretching space right in the place where we live, enjoying gardening and our own growings, even in a small verandah, a green terrace or a balcony, throughout the year. So, the outdoor space, no more seen only as…
From the project page: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes
Good morning, it’s the beginning of the second week of February and we love to start the day sipping our morning coffee in the green terrace, next to the kitchen. Our strawberries plants keep on growing and producing excellent red fruits in larger vases. They are in the green terrace now. Indeed, pictures of them…
Crisp single crust polenta pie topped with broccoli, sausage and sweet Tropea onion. It tastes so good!
Then, it is the turn for steamed broccoli. You can watch the video I made to see how gently they cook with the other ingredients. All of them must have a very short cooking time in order to save their “crispness” for the palate. Once the ingredients that go on top are done, let’s work…
The genuine habit of baking home made bread
There is a good fragrance of home made bread in the kitchen tonight. Actually, it is almost one year that this genuine habit of baking home made bread has taken place in my kitchen. More precisely, about once or twice a week, the kitchen looks like a small bakery, where I enjoy to make and…
Warm shades of Autumn in the pot
The Autumn season is offering us an extraordinary palette of tones, from pale golden yellows to bronzed oranges and browns, flaming reds and violets, till silver green and grays, which leaves wear once they start their mesmerizing, melancholic dance from the trees down along the sides of the streets. There is something soothing and mystic…
Zucchini flowers and Summer nuances for a picnic
Stuffed zucchini flowers, an inviting appetizer to welcome Summertime
Small gnocchi made of semolina and green sparrows
Let’s keep on enjoying good genuine tastes in our dishes. Today, for lunch, I prepared a light soup with sparrows bouillon and home made semolina gnocchi.
Let’s make small zucchini boats and red onion sauce for dinner
The red onion hisses in the pan with a couple of soup spoons of extra virgin olive oil. This is to start preparing a red onion sauce to be served with small zucchini boats on your dinner table.
Home made white lasagna for the Easter table
It is the beginning of the first week of Spring and, in the range of crops at the food store, we might find the asparagus that can be chosen as privileged ingredient of several dishes for the Easter table. During the last weekend, I made some different kind of fresh pasta at home. For the…
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