This is a different kind of back of camera and camera as well …my Iphone, also one of my favorites , forget the phone part ,who uses that today anyway! I love to cook especially in my new place that offers a great kitchen that opens into a large dining area…great to shoot in,good light … sorry for the plug.
Let’s first say that I have been using Organic items as much as possible and of course affordable. So start off the same in this recipe to really taste the goodness of this earth. I’m not specific on amounts because they can be varied according to taste and preferences… but here is mine for this very simple dish:
one head of Broccoli ..I use the florets…
( yeah I know, why not use buy the florets instead of chopping? Because like a fish with its head on, the net product stays fresher in the end, not dried out and tasteless like the packaged one)
two Zucchinis ..cut in chunks,not slices…
( why? they stay better firm rather than slices do that will appear like a Salvadore Dali painting)
Half pound of mushrooms quartered… (why? see above Dali )
One red pepper or orange if you prefer…( why not a green one? This isn’t chile amigo,next time)
Half an onion…I first slice then half the slices…( really? see above )
One clove of garlic diced…. ( two or three if you’re over your love life )
A little sea salt or that pink one from Tibet ( yeah sure ) and a little Herbs de Province…you can make your own if you like..(recipe another time )
Swiss cheese shredded or Mozzarella and grated Parmesan (amount to taste )
One cup of white wine,the cheaper the better..
Start by steaming the broc its quicker, and lighter in final taste.Don’t over steam it..keep sticking a fork into it to test…usually 6-8 minutes…but test it. Meantime saute all the other items, adding herbs etc… together in olive oil, a good one, not the 99cent one at GoodGuys..( why? Reality check..) keep stirring them around or flipping them in the pan like a real Saute Chef…feel the food young Jedi. Meantime in a deeper baking dish put a layered amount of cheeses…In about 10 minutes all should cooked…mix all ingredients together and start layering them in dish one layer of mix and one of cheese…
When you run out top it with Parmesan and add one half the cup of white wine…drink the other half. Put into oven ( 325 for those who count) just for a few minutes to melt it all…don’t try to make a baked dish out of this one,it should stay firm with melted cheeses…
Bon Appetite MF…if there’s wine still in the bottle, finish it off !
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