ZUCCHINI TAGLIETELLE WITH PESTO SAUCE

Today, I have been to Makro Cash&Carry Market (Disneyland of aspiring cooks) and I found a great deal and bought 1 kilo of pine nuts for an incredible price. To celebrate this great deal and to make use of the basil from my flowerpot farm at home; I decided to prepare pesto sauce. I am…

ZUCCHINI PANCAKES WITH YOGHURT AND TAHINI SAUCE

The best place to eat tapas in Spain is neither the  restaurants with Michelin stars nor the bars at touristic zones; but the bars where the locals of any neighbourhood are hanging out. It is highly probable that you can be surprised by the taste of tapas at a bar whose regular clients are retired locals.  If…

PARMIGIANA DI MELANZANE ALLA NAPOLETANA

After spending one week in Naples and Amalfi Coast, I am grateful for my gluten intolerance for keeping me away from putting on weight. However I am so sad for not being able to eat a pizza Margarita in world famous Pizzeria Sorbillo, in the homeland of Pizza. Furthermore, I could not taste the “Parmigiana di…

PURRUSALDA (LEEK SOUP)

PURRUSALDA (LEEK SOUP) Ingredientes: 5 leeks (the white parts of the leeks) 2 potatoes 2 carrots 2 onions 2 cloves of garlic 20 milligrams saffron (not grams!!!) 750 ml water 1 tablespoon of butter Olive oil, salt, white pepper  1 Bouquet Garni* 1 table spoon of vinegar To garnish  Fine chopped parsley 2 pieces of…

PURRUSALDA (PIRASA ÇORBASI)

PURRUSALDA (PIRASA ÇORBASI) Malzemeler: 5 pırasa (beyaz kısmı) 2 orta boy patates 2 havuç 2 orta boy beyaz soğan 2 diş sarımsak 20 miligram safran (gram değil!!!!) 750 ml  su 1 yemek kaşığı tereyağı Zeytinyağı, tuz, beyaz toz biber 1 Bouquet Garni* 1 yemek kaşığı sirke Süslemek için  İnce kıyılmış maydonoz Fırınlanmış balık derisi (Zorunlu malzeme…