Month: May 2010

Asparagus soup

Can you actually imaging to puree fresh asparagus? This delicious vegetable is way to precious to treat this way, no?  Well I actually did. We have asparagus in our garden and at the moment I almost don’t know what to do with them. I gave…

Spaghetti with fave and barba di fratte

It’s hard to say which is my favorite time of the year vegetable wise. But spring is just so exciting. Suddenly all this lovely bright green veggies start to turn up again. What you don’t get on the market here are the typically spring veggies…

Chocolate- lemon Madelaines

This mornings work are these Chocolate- lemon Madelaines also from Pierre Hermé’s cookbook “Chocolate Desserts”. An other nice tea cookie, easy to make, all the need is time ( most precious good I know ). Gives you 12 Madelaines. 70 gr all-pirpose flour 3.5 tbs…

Financiers

I have a queue of things I want to do that lasts to Afrika. On the list is lot’s of weeding but also planting as important things as soybeans, imagine picking your own edamame in your garden! Then comes lot’s of cooking and baking I…

Spring vegetable stew with fregola sardo

An other veggie day today. Again adapted from jamies italian cookbook. A stew of fave beans, peas, spinach, leek and artichokes. Cook you artichokes, preferably small violet ones, take off the outer leaves cut into half’s and take out thin white “hair”.  Blanch your fave…

Melanzane parmiggiana oven dish

In Sardinia again, she is not eating fish, I’m not eating meat it seems this is unintended vegetarian holiday. At least till the weather is good enough to start the grill. In summer we don’t get much nice veggies here but it’s spring now we…