Lunch · Mains

Pasta with Garlic, Parsley and Olives

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" Leonardo da Vinci This is one of my favorite quotes and for me it applies to food as much as it does to other things in life. The recipe for this Pasta, from the Bon Appéttit Magazine  is exactly this, simple and very delicious and done within minutes. Enjoy  … Continue reading Pasta with Garlic, Parsley and Olives

Mains · Special Occasions

Ratatouille (Julia Child Inspired)

Ingredients (Serves 3) 1 yellow pepper 1 red pepper 2 medium Zucchini 1 Eggplant 1 large onion 4 garlic cloves 4 large ripe tomatoes 1 tbsp parsley salt and pepper olive oil Slice the zucchini and eggplant into strips then put them in a bowl and toss them with half a spoon of salt and…… Continue reading Ratatouille (Julia Child Inspired)

Lunch · Mains

Tagliatelle in Creamy Saffron Sauce

Ingredients (Serves 2) 150g tagliatelle 1 package, approx. 3.5oz (100g) Italian parma ham (or bacon bits) 20-30 saffron threads 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup shredded parmesan 1 egg yolk salt and pepper to taste Prepare all the ingredients. Start boiling water, add the pasta and cook until it is al dente. Cut the ham… Continue reading Tagliatelle in Creamy Saffron Sauce