Caponata is a classic Italian dish that is based on eggplants and that is really good! In this version it has eggplant, celery, onion, garlic, capers, green olives, dried raisins, pine nuts, white wine vinegar and tomato puree! There are a lot of ingredients but the result is so good that it worth the effort! Don’t miss it!

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Light Lasagne

Light Lasagna

These light lasagna have a secret ingredient that gives them a very special character to the point that it does not matter that these lasagna do not have béchamel sauce :-) This secret ingredient is called allspice and it’s so good that you will not eat normal lasagna no more ;-)

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lentils the Greek way -fakes- as a normal dish

Lentils the Greek way (fakes)

Lentils the Greek way are cooked as a soup or as a dish and they are made with tomato puree, onion and garlic and they have some bay leaf for extra flavor! You serve it with some red wine vinegar or Xérès vinegar and it’s really good! They are different from the lentils as we eat them in France and this recipe has better taste! But the lentils themselves are better in France than those in Greece and they cook faster! Give them a try and let me know!

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cabillaud à la basquaise

Cod as the Basques do

This is a fine cod filet with a wonderful sauce that is a bit spicy and goes very well with the cod! Besides the tomato puree the sauce has onions, garlic, and red peppers and it’s seasoned with thyme and bay leaf ;-) To bring some spiciness we add some “pili-pili” pepper or some French Espelette pepper, if you can’t find either try some chili powder ;-) It’s really good and rather straightforward to make ti!

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