The best tomato sauce

  The best tomato sauce has just 3 ingredients - fresh tomatoes, onion and basil I love the scent of tomato sauce, it releases all the essence of summer! Every time I prepare fresh sauce with basil and onion it is a feast, a very simple preparation but full of...

Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon

  Ingredients Spinach 250g Eggs 6 Parmigiano cheese 50g Salt 1 teaspoon 10/12 basil leaves Flour 1 tbsp Mascarpone cheese or cream cheese 350g Salmon 250g   Method To make your spinach roulade with salmon and cheese proceed first to prepare the spinach. If...

Pasta ai 4 Formaggi au Gratin

  Ingredients 500g short Pasta 500ml Béchamel sauce 100g mature cheddar 100g Gorgonzola or a mild blue cheese 100g Taleggio, or Gouda or Gruyere 100 g di parmigiano, greated Black or white truffle grated (optional) Breadcrumbs Salt and pepper to season Method...

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

One of the most famous Italian comfort food are Gnocchi alla Sorrentina. Creamy, cheesy, luscious and fluffy baked gnocchi full of mozzarella, basil and a creamy tomato sauce. Everyone deserves them, especially in a cold and rainy day like today! Later I’ll give you...

Vegan Red Lentil Soup with Turmeric and Ginger

  This soup is so easy to make and very healthy and comforting. Just less than 10 minutes to prepare and you can make it in advance and keep in the fridge for few days! Ingredients Red Lentils 250 g 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 Carrots, finely chopped 100g...
Aubergine and Mint Croquettes

Aubergine and Mint Croquettes

    Ingredients For the dough: Aubergines 800 g Breadcrumbs 120 g Grated Parmigiano 120 g Large egg 1 or 2 medium Garlic 1 clove Salt and pepper 20 g Mint (or basil) Seed oil for frying Method Wash the aubergines thoroughly. Peel them and cut the pulp into...

Cheese Croquettes

Cheese Croquettes

    Ingredients For the dough: Whole milk 1 l plain or 00 flour 150g butter 150g Parmigiano or any other hard cheese, grated 40g nutmeg Salt and pepper To coat: breadcrumbs 250 g eggs 4 Flour 100g Method For the croquettes, start preparing the bechamel. Melt...

Tuna Deviled Eggs

Tuna Deviled Eggs

  Deviled eggs are a perfect dinner ideas for Easter, for a summer picnic or a Sunday Brunch, I love them! Super easy to make and with a great taste.   Ingredients 6 eggs 180 g of drained tuna in olive oil 80 g of mayonnaise 1 tbsp of Dijon mustard 4 anchovy...

Beer tempura batter courgette flowers

Beer tempura batter courgette flowers

  Golden, crispy and wonderfully light they are perfect as a summer starter!  Ingredients 10 fresh courgette flowers 10 cubes of semi-hard cheese or mozzarella 10 small anchovies  Beer batter Ingredients One bottle of beer All-purpose flour Salt and pepper  ...

Peperoni in Agrodolce

Peperoni in Agrodolce

  Sweet and Sour Peppers are a delicious side dish to enjoy hot or cold, with cooked meat or fish or as a simple and tasty bruschetta topping.   Ingredients 6 peppers, de-seeded and cut into thin strips 1 garlic clove, crushed. 1 large red onion 8 tbsp extra...

Italian meatballs

Italian meatballs

  Italian meatballs is a classical confort food everyone loves. My kids love making them! They melt in your mouth and are incredibly tender. Usually I fry them but I decided to thread them on bamboo skewers and bake with sweet zucchini.   Ingredients 500...

Pea shoot and citrus salad

Pea shoot and citrus salad

  This is one of my favourites, so fresh, coloured and tasteful!! ?????????   Ingredients 100g Pea shoot salad 1 large ripe avocado, sliced 2 oranges, sliced 1 pink grapefruit Large handful of radishes, thinly sliced 50 gr Feta cheese 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1...

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

  If you need a delicious and impressive appetizer for your upcoming holiday gatherings these stuffed mushrooms are so impressive, full of flavour and yet they’re simple to makeThey can be assembled in advance and baked just before they’re needed.If you love...

Arancine

Arancine

Ingredients Serves: 10 “arancine” 400g of arborio rice 1 sachet of saffron 30 gr butter 200g mix of mozzarella, ham chopped together. 100g grated Parmesan cheese 2 eggs 300g breadcrumbs Salt and pepper A little olive oil Extra virgin olive oil for frying Method...