This weekend we were celebrating my mothers birthday and we decided to make it an ancient Roman dinner. The decoration was cheap and quickly made of paper: We served eggs with a sauce made of ground nuts, fresh pepper, honey, salt and white wine: Mustea, small buns with Marsala and laurel leaves. Here is my … Continue reading Cena Milonis
Random pictures taken over the last few weeks A great and really easy recipe for asparagus: You just need grilled green asparagus, seasoned with salt and pepper, a crispy fried egg, old white bread, cubed and fried in a pan with crushed garlic, pepper, salt and chili flakes..I love it!! And that's our little sweety … Continue reading Early Summer Jam – to look at, to eat and to pet
Yesterday I made some crispbread for our Good Friday meal (smoked salmon, asparagus and egg) and while baking I noticed one thing: I couldn't invite people for dinner, because in everything I cook there is a little bit of cat in it. Years ago I used to bring cakes or cookies for my work colleagues, … Continue reading Why cat parents don’t have many friends
Here's just another very easy recipe - you can call it a classic one in our family, because I've made this carrot salad when I was just a small kid. And here it is, few ingredients, few instructions but yummy!!! 6 carrots, peeled and grated 1 large onion, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 … Continue reading If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a carrot salad.
Yeah you know who's meant by this title! Our tiny - here since Tuesday - Milo! His arrival can be summarized in three words: veni, vidi, vici! He was just company for our beloved Henry and now he is everywhere!!! He destroys everything, he eats everything, Henry isn't fast enough most of the time, he … Continue reading The private memories and confessions of a justified spiv
Yeah it's Halloween Time but for me this week just means bread time!! While my sista was and still is cooking dinner and sweets, I spent my time making different kinds of bread and buns. For tomorrow I plan an Italian Rustica Bread and Yogurt buns... But today I want to show you my Oatmeal-Carrot-Buns … Continue reading The night of the living bread
So the birthday party is over and here are some recipes as promised: Ciabatta: Lievito madre (start at least 3 days ahead): 100 g flour 100 ml water Mix and put it on a warm and sunny place, wait until it starts bubbling and smelling sour. But remember, this could take 3-5 days!! After bubbling … Continue reading La trattoria