Pesto alla Genovese

Pasta in summer can be a good choice. Not only as fresh salads but also with a delish fresh home-made pesto it can be a fantastic summer dish. Talking about pesto. Not only for pasta but can be a nice dip our sauce in other dishes. (e.g. Burgers with a mediterranean touch) What you needContinue reading “Pesto alla Genovese”

Focaccia

After a lot of meaty dishes it is again to post something vegan. Thi time we go for some easy but very nice and delicious Italian snack: Foccacia. Below you will the basic recipe. However, you can always add some delish extras such as grilled veggies, cheese, herbs, etc. What you need (2 foccacias) 500gContinue reading “Focaccia”

Low Carb Lasagna

Whoever told you that Lasagna cannot be part of a low carb diet is obviously wrong. Because there is a way to enjoy some fantastic lasagna without feeling guilty Check out this recipe What you need (serves 4) 400g minced veal (make sure it is high protein) 1 eggplant 1 zucchini 6 tomatos 1/2 onionContinue reading “Low Carb Lasagna”

Vegetarian Minestrone

Probably all Italians will kill after this recipe-post. Or at least they will start complaining that this is not traditional minestrone or that the recipe is completely wrong. Well, as one smart Italian chef told me. “The recipe shall always reflect the chef’s style of making food”. This one is my recipe and it isContinue reading “Vegetarian Minestrone”

Ragú Alla Bolognese

Probably the best known sauce for pasta from Italy… Although ragú or “ragout” is actually French. French?!?! Yes the idea of making “ragout” or roasted spicy meat (this is the actual meaning of “ragout”) originated in France. It swiftly expanded to to the Emiglia-Romana area. There in the 19th century the ragú alla bolognese cameContinue reading “Ragú Alla Bolognese”

Spicy Prawn Pasta

Are you also enjoying the summer time. Well, there is no better way to enjoy it than having some delicious summer dishes outside like on your terrace or balcony. And waht is better for the summer than enjoying some delicious seafood. Well here goes some nice recipe What you need (for 2 dishes) 6-8 giantContinue reading “Spicy Prawn Pasta”

Craftbeer Risotto

The Chef Cat meets the Beer Cat. Yes sure I could not resist when I saw this craftbeer brand and had to buy it right away. Besides having a great taste (especially the Ginger Cat version with ginger root and champagne yeast for the fermentation), it also works pretty well for risotto…and yes I knowContinue reading “Craftbeer Risotto”