dishes

roasted pork with quince, squash and fennel

roasted pork with quince, squash and fennel

Quince is one of the best accompaniments for roasted meats. The sage makes it even tastier ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp with organic pork) Salt800 g…

Canellini beans with jamón, veggies, fried egg and honey

Canellini beans with jamón, veggies, fried egg and honey

A hearty, colourful and healthy dish ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 3 € pp) salt150 g Santa Pau or canellini beans 1 small carrot1 small oniona handful of sage…

The legendary Neapolitan Roccocò biscuits

The legendary Neapolitan Roccocò biscuits

Neapolitan cuisine is immense, it has a great variety of everything! ingredients for 20 pieces (total cost about 5 € with organic ingredients) For the dough 250 g pastry flour175…

Greek New Year’s Eve Saint Basil Pie (Vasilopita)

Greek New Year’s Eve Saint Basil Pie (Vasilopita)

Cake or brioche? The eternal New Year’s Eve Greek dilemma! ingredients for 8 generous servings (total cost about 11 € with organic ingredients) 175 g butter35 g EV olive oil175…

The famous Christmas Sicilian buccellato

The famous Christmas Sicilian buccellato

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! ingredients for a 30 cm ring of pastry (total cost 15 € with organic ingredients) a portion of frolla dough made with…

spaghetti risottati with truffle and hazelnuts

spaghetti risottati with truffle and hazelnuts

A special pasta for special occasions. Last year I prepared it for Christmas day lunch ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 7€ pp) 320 g spaghetti40 g black truffle1 garlic…

French Christmastime mendiants

French Christmastime mendiants

Crunchy, glossy and fragrant treats for Christmas and also always available for after dinner chocolate cravings! ingredients for about 20 pieces (total cost about 7 € with organic ingredients) 300g…

“no-waste” candied citrus fruit peels – fast version

“no-waste” candied citrus fruit peels – fast version

A faster way to candy citrus fruit peels ingredients for a jar of candied peels (total cost about 1,5€ with organic sugars) 500 g peels from organic citrus fruit (weighed…

paccheri with goat ragù and wild mushrooms

paccheri with goat ragù and wild mushrooms

Goat is G.O.A.T. for braised and ragù meats ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp) Salt320 g paccheri500 g goat shoulderthe solid part of a can with whole…

Corfiot fish prepared “in bianco”

Corfiot fish prepared “in bianco”

Another classic Corfiot fish dish. ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 4 € pp) saltfresh school shark or other large fish (hake, grey mullet etc.)4 large potatoes2 medium onions2 garlic…

Sicilian lemon taralli

Sicilian lemon taralli

Fragrant biscuits, small crown shaped and glazed with lemony icing sugar. I tell you, they raise the dead! ingredients for 20 pieces (total cost about 4,5 € with organic ingredients)…

turmeric tagliatelle with eggplants

turmeric tagliatelle with eggplants

The “poor man´s saffron” is not only a spice, but also a medicine ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 1 € pp) Salt320 g ready made turmeric tagliatelle or 500…

stuffed red peppers with bulgur

stuffed red peppers with bulgur

Hey Lawrence, bring me the camel, please!! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2 € pp) 6 relatively small red peppers Salt150 g bulgur0,8 litre vegetable stock1 medium onion30-40 small…

camargue red rice with squid and orange scented tomato sauce

camargue red rice with squid and orange scented tomato sauce

Camargue is a wonderful area in Southern France with horses, cowboys and a unique rice variety ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 4€ pp) Salt200 g Camargue red rice A…

“no-waste” candied citrus fruit peels – long version

“no-waste” candied citrus fruit peels – long version

DON’T throw away the peels from the citrus fruit you squeeze for your everyday juice. IT’S A SIN! ingredients for a jar of candied peels (total cost about 2€ with…

the famous Greek avgolemono soup

the famous Greek avgolemono soup

Avgolemono in Greek means egg and lemon, ingredients which are the heart of this dish ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2 € pp) salt1,8 litres homemade chicken stock200g carnaroli…

rocket and porcini salad with iberian ham

rocket and porcini salad with iberian ham

Stop using watery lettuce in your salads and enhance them with high umami elements, such as mushrooms and quality ham ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp) 200…

baked pears with almonds and cardamom crème anglaise

baked pears with almonds and cardamom crème anglaise

Pears are among autumn’s protagonists. Stuff them with almonds or other dry nuts for a beautiful fall’s dessert. ingredients (cost about 2,5€ pp) for the crème anglaise 300 ml milk3…

seafood soup with chickpeas and roasted vegetables

seafood soup with chickpeas and roasted vegetables

The combination of seafood and legumes is as motley but successful, as ……. Laurel and Hardy! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5€ pp) 200 g cooked chickpeas (even Oliver…

tinker mackerel with spinach, peppers and allioli sauce

tinker mackerel with spinach, peppers and allioli sauce

The most severe addictions in life are smoking, alcohol and allioli sauce. I have already quit the first and second one, but the third …….. ingredients for 4 servings (cost…

hokkaido squash with iberian ham and fried egg

hokkaido squash with iberian ham and fried egg

Don´t worry, there is nothing Japanese here, it is just the vegetable name ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 4 € pp) 2 small hokkaido (aka red kuri) squashes 4…

la Genovese ……… from Naples

la Genovese ……… from Naples

This magnificent minimal dish does not have its origin in Genova but in world´s culinary capital, Naples of course ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 6€ pp) 800 g beef…

zucchini noodles with burnt garlic and fresh hot pepper

zucchini noodles with burnt garlic and fresh hot pepper

Neither burger, nor souvlaki. 5 minutes are enough for a cheap and healthy dish ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 1 € pp) 4 medium yellow zucchiniSaltEV olive oil (of…

ricotta mousse with almond crumble, figs and orange rinds in syrup

ricotta mousse with almond crumble, figs and orange rinds in syrup

Some say that ricotta is a dairy and not a cheese but what difference does it make? Ricotta is marvellous, anyway! ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 2€ pp) 50…

focaccia with grapes

focaccia with grapes

Focaccia is a snack itself, as it contains oil and herbs. Imagine how tasty a focaccia with grapes could be ingredients for a 500 g focaccia (total cost about 1,5…

roasted Galician octopus (pulpo Gallego)

roasted Galician octopus (pulpo Gallego)

One of the emblematic dishes of our philosophy. A few healthy ingredients create a tasteful and visually attractive result ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 5 € pp) 1 small…

Buffalo with carrots, onion and whole garlic cloves

Buffalo with carrots, onion and whole garlic cloves

Bison (or buffalo) meat was not very popular in Europe, but recently many farmers breed this animal ingredients for 4 servings (cost about 7 € pp) Salt800 g buffalo shoulder…

citrus fruits and sage olive oil cake

citrus fruits and sage olive oil cake

This cake is very tender and juicy, thanks to the use of the two stage method and the addition of olive oil ingredients for 8 generous servings (total cost about…

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)…