dishes

risotto with yellow beetroots, shrimps, peperoncino oil and sea fennel

risotto with yellow beetroots, shrimps, peperoncino oil and sea fennel

Yellow beetroots cannot be substituted by red ones. If you can´t find them, try this risotto with pumpkin ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 4 € pp) 8 medium shrimps240…

“Salmorejo” with stuffed egg

“Salmorejo” with stuffed egg

I can´t choose my best soup between ajoblanco and salmorejo. What I know is that the Andalusian summer soups are awesome! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2,5 € pp)…

porcini carpaccio with grana, pine nuts, rosemary and rose pepper

porcini carpaccio with grana, pine nuts, rosemary and rose pepper

I consider wild mushrooms the tastiest natural ingredients. And the porcini ones maybe the best of them. ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp) 4 large wild porcini…

natural mystic: fresh chickpeas with fresh tomato sauce

natural mystic: fresh chickpeas with fresh tomato sauce

We can prepare this dish with common dried chickpeas but the fresh ones provoke an explosion of natural aromas in the mouth ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2 €…

roasted peach with purslane, Iberian ham and raspberries vinaigrette

roasted peach with purslane, Iberian ham and raspberries vinaigrette

Fruits, such as peaches, apples, apricots, figs, strawberries and many more can be used as part of great dishes. Build your own salad with the fruits you keep in your…

lemony spaghetti with tin clams, roasted veggies, breadcrumbs and fresh herbs

lemony spaghetti with tin clams, roasted veggies, breadcrumbs and fresh herbs

An ideal dish for spring and summer evenings. Fresh clams make this dish superior but also raise cost and preparation time ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2,5 € pp)…

fried bogues with green beans and allioli sauce

fried bogues with green beans and allioli sauce

This dish can also be made with any cheap kind of fish, such as mackerels, big sardines etc! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 3 € pp) 8 medium bogues…

roasted kid shoulder with bicolored sweet potatoes

roasted kid shoulder with bicolored sweet potatoes

Don´t worry if you can´t find purple sweet potatoes. You can also prepare the dish only with common orange ones! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 6€ pp) 1 kg…

tower of eggplant with roasted tomato and mozzarella

tower of eggplant with roasted tomato and mozzarella

An example of how we can create impressive dishes with simple, everyday ingredients! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 3 € pp) 1 medium to large eggplant per person1/2 mozzarella…

spaghetti with brunoise of peppers and zucchini

spaghetti with brunoise of peppers and zucchini

It´s spring, men. Time for fresh and colourful vegetables. ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 1 € pp) 320 g of spaghetti1 zucchini1/2 orange pepper1/2 red pepper2 garlic clovesEV Olive…

arista al forno

arista al forno

With the “arista” we can prepare monumental sandwiches. It is worth trying your skills! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp with organic pork) Salt800 g pork loin4…

lentils with fried egg and honey

lentils with fried egg and honey

This dish, if well done, is very tasty. The bittersweet aroma of the honey makes a perfect contrast to the spicy and oily lentils, meanwhile the mint gives us pleasant…

stingray “bourdeto” with potatoes

stingray “bourdeto” with potatoes

This dish has a Venetian origin (brodetto). The Italians usually prepare it with tomato, meanwhile the Corfiots prefer paprika, maybe due to the refugees from Salonica, who carried their traditions…

flying squids with chickpeas, roasted cherry tomatoes and sprouts

flying squids with chickpeas, roasted cherry tomatoes and sprouts

This dish can also be made with common squids, but the cost will be double. I do not think it is worth spending more money for a dish, with so…

torta caprese with olive oil and chilli peppers

torta caprese with olive oil and chilli peppers

Neapolitan cuisine is maybe the best in the world. So, plan your next trip to Naples to taste its delicacies. Don´t forget that in Naples is the original Da Michele,…

fideuà with clams and green beans

fideuà with clams and green beans

Fideus without allioli in the end is something like sex with a condom, with the significant difference that the maximum risk you take with allioli, is indigestion! ingredients for 4…

“gattó di patate” with porcini mushrooms

“gattó di patate” with porcini mushrooms

Neapolitan proverb: “Four things make you happy: woman, money, sleep and food” ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp) Salt900 g potatoes200 g Italian mozzarella in brine100 ml…

spaghetti with octopus, roasted tomato sauce and fresh mint

spaghetti with octopus, roasted tomato sauce and fresh mint

We can make this dish even better, if we roast the tentacles for just 2 minutes in a very hot oven or even on a very hot grill! ingredients for…

poppy seeds biscuits

poppy seeds biscuits

I adore poppy seeds and the micro crunchy effect they provoke. Biscuits, cakes and breads become much tastier with the addition of this magical tiny spheres! ingredients for about 90…

broccoli with dried apricots and almonds

broccoli with dried apricots and almonds

Using cauliflower, instead of broccoli, gives us the option to omit boiling, as the white flower is much softer than the green one. In this case, the aromas can be…

poached pears Belle Hélène

poached pears Belle Hélène

Beautiful Helen. A Greek heroin and also a famous French dessert. Ideal for Saint Valentine´s day! ingredients (cost about 3 € pp) for the poached pears 8 pears (2 per…

broccoli cream with black trumpets

broccoli cream with black trumpets

Green and black colors will fill a white deep dish creating a healthy, hearty and gourmet soup, which can be made in less than half an hour! ingredients for 4…

pork neck “en papillote” with pumpkin, carrots and wild mushrooms

pork neck “en papillote” with pumpkin, carrots and wild mushrooms

Discover the cooking in paper. It’ a tasty way to cook many kinds of ingredients. We can also serve these preparations, as they are in the wrap to provoke surprise…

risotto with cuttlefish tentacles, yellow zucchini and sprouts

risotto with cuttlefish tentacles, yellow zucchini and sprouts

I often prepare this risotto to consume the tentacles, which I haven´t used in some other dishes. If we do not have sprouts, we substitute with fresh herbs as mint…

daube provençale

daube provençale

A classic Provençal dish, full of Mediterranean aromas, made a la minute as we always do. Don´t destroy it with low quality ingredients, like Dutch beef or pre-pitted olives! ingredients…

ajoblanco with roasted almonds and grapes

ajoblanco with roasted almonds and grapes

I adore ajoblancos, I prepare them very often. They are magnificent as first course dishes, and they also can be part of more complex dishes, if combined with seafood! ingredients…

caprese salad with cherry tomatoes

caprese salad with cherry tomatoes

One of the most famous salads of the world demands RESPECT. If you just want to create silly “Italian flags” you better …. FLAG OFF! ingredients for 4 servings (cost…

orange cake

orange cake

An explosion of citrus aromas and pistachio in a light and delicious round pound cake! ingredients (cost about 5 € for the whole cake) 125 g butter125 g sugar125 g…

mediterranean style potato salad

mediterranean style potato salad

If we don´t have a lemon confit, we cut half lemon in 2-3 slices and we salt them well. We leave the lemon slices for half an hour to extract…

à la minute mustard sauce potato salad

à la minute mustard sauce potato salad

This salad can also be made as the classic ones, by mixing in advance the potato with the sauce and the aromatics. If done, it then must be kept in…