Creamy Asparagus

Before bidding farewell to this elegant vegetable, I wanted to make one more dish. I can count at least 20 different ways to present asparagus. From the more elaborate such as soufflé to the common with eggs, or rolled in prosciutto. Perhaps because I’m nursing a sore throat—spring changed it’s mind and cooler temperatures were […]

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Nothing Like Eggplant Parmigiana to Kick the Season

Melanzane – Eggplants Eggplants (Melanzana in Italian), is native to India. Although there are innumerable documents that demonstrate the cultivation of eggplant in the area of Southeast Asia since prehistoric times, it seems that in Europe it was unknown until the sixteenth century. The spread in Europe of names derived from Arabic and the lack […]

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Gazpacho, the convenient meal

There are way too many recipes out there for Gazpacho. All very similar and equally good, and easy to find with a simple search. The ingredients are more or less as follow, depending on the country. 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped 1kg ripe […]

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