The simplest tomatoes sauce

The simplest tomato sauce

Forget about what Americans call “marinara”. Forget about store brought tomato sauce, with all that additives and salt. Simple, good ingredients and 30 minutes of your time: that’s all you need for an incredible tomato sauce! And it’s not an April’s fool! Ingredients for tomato sauce 1 can of plum tomatoes, diced or whole (but

How to make pesto

Pesto is not an exact science. Pesto is simple but tricky: you MUST have at hand top ingredients! You need the best Italian (better genovese) basil you can find, better home grown from seeds, the best pine nuts, the best pecorino, garlic and very good not too fruity extra verging olive oil. Stated this it

Roasted tomatoes

Inspired by Jamie Oliver and Amanda Soule, with the last tomatoes I’ll find at the local market, what a better way to use them if not simply roasted in the oven? You can have them as a side dish, or blend them and use it as a sauce or for the pizza. Ingredients 1 kg

Hummus

A simple, yet satisfing and quick arab metze. It’s always worth a try! Ingredients 400g cooked chickpeas (canned chickpeas are ok, as long as you rinse them before use) 1 garlic clove (more if you dare!) 2 tablespoons tahina (or tahini, a sesame seeds cream, widespread throughout the Middle East and North Africa) Juice of

Orecchiette alle cime di rapa

An Italian Classic, from the South of Italy, and more precisely from Puglia, the heel of the peninsula. And as most of the traditional Italian dishes is simple, satisfying and tasty 🙂 In the list of ingredients, in parenthesis, you can find not so traditional substitutes, as I’m afraid most of the ingredients are difficult