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Monthly Archive for October, 2011

A wedding under the Tuscan sun

This article was first published on CIBUS / October 2011. When my sister-in-law started discussing her wedding plans with me I egoistically exclaimed – why don’t you get married in an Italian countryside venue? As the words marched out of my mouth I was already hallucinating about the scrumptious Italian-style food and the glorious wine. […]

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There are times when my cooking activity is limited by soon expiring ingredients. And since I hate wasting food I am inclined to improvise dinner with ingredients I would eventually have to throw away if I don’t use immediately. Here is one recipe which I invented on the spur of the moment: Oyster mushroom & […]

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Pea fritters

Have you got the basic ingredients? Milk, flour, eggs, parmesan? Any frozen peas? If you found everything then try out this super-easy recipe: Pea fritters Ingredients for 4 persons: 350g frozen peas 100ml milk 40g flour 2 eggs 40g grated parmsean extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Blanch the peas for 5 minutes in […]

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Have you ever seen these pear-shaped variety of the long marrows? This morning a friend of mine gave me a couple of these never-seen-before marrows and I decided to stuff them up and cook them in a vegetable broth. Here is the recipe and the result: Ingredients for 4 persons: 2 pear-shaped marrows 250g freshly […]

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