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vegetables & goat’s cheese sandwich

Here we go again. Another sandwich post. Today we create a classic sandwich w/ baked vegetables! Today there is no additional frying or so required – we rely on fresh bread & add-ons at room temperature. In my fridge some leftovers of baked vegetables chilled – so now they will end up in the sandwich. I worked with baked fennel, but you may also rely on any other baked delicacy like pepper or courgette or…

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zucchini carpaccio

The Italians invented aperitivo. When staying in Milan as well as in Rome some years ago we were happy about aperitivo. It starts in late afternoon & let you have some wine or Spritz or cocktails together w/ a selection of savory bits & bites usually presented as a buffet. Until early evening you may indulge in drinks & food … You get prosciutto, salame, green & black olives, marinated vegetables, small tramezzini, pizza bits, salads ……

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avocado goes for dressing … in the south

Potato salad is down-to-earth … so down-to-earth … Time to get it dressed to kill by adding an avocado dressing! Potatoes are year-round vegetables & avocados are on their way. What do you think of replacing mayonnaise and/or double cream and/or sour cream by a real heap of mashed avocado? This was my vision when creating this very special potato salad some years ago. We are still in the South aka Mediterranean area … having…

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pizza w/ toppings

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – adverstising. During the last weeks … months I was working on pizza. I love pizza. Either I eat pizza at my favorite Italian restaurant or I order pizza & pick it up from the restaurant. Or I make my own pizza at home. (I admit that there is another option: buying frozen pizza, but honestly – no frozen pizza can keep up w/ pizza from restaurant … & definitely not…

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tomato mess, cheese, arugula … pizza!

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   Am I an avid pizza baker? Honestly, not really … I like pizza, but there is a brilliant pizzeria not far from our home where you may order pizza by phone,  just pop around & grab it. Nevertheless sometimes I’m in the mood for a homemade pizza … When starting w/ homemade pizza there are 2 points to clarify: what type of pizza crust to use? what topping…

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baked vegetables & an open sandwich

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   This is the destiny of an open sandwich. On one side there is the bread, on the other side there is a crisp lettuce leave – both encapsulating the inner delicacies of baked vegetables, baked eggs, melted pecorino, crisp arugula in a soft yoghurt cream! At the beginning …     … there was this open sandwich where the bread & the yoghurt cream & the arugula is…

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leftover mess w/ greens…

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   How to start? In one of my new cookbooks I found a short recipe. It’s Giulia Scarpaleggia’s cookbook from her food blog Jul’s Kitchen about the markets of Tuscany. The recipe describes a nice snack for happy hour or as a side dish for dinner… The main ingredients are bread, wine & cheese.     So I remembered this approach when thinking about a light dinner. I had…

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