OLIVE BREAD STICKS

The recipe for olive bread sticks requires a little patience but the final result is really satisfying. These sticks, once baked, they will be crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. It is a tasty alternative to white bread and goes very well with cheese and a nice platter of cold cuts, to…

MADELEINE

These airy teacakes have a very fancy appearance and a classy name and they require the most basic ingredients. Madeleine, or petite madeleine, originating in the Lorraine region in north-eastern France, are small shell-shaped cakes, given to them by tray with shell-shaped depressions. The taste is similar to sponge cake but they have a lighter…

TROFIE PASTA WITH MEATBALLS

Meatballs with sauce are a perfect dish for Sunday lunch or when you have guests. In fact, with a single recipe and a single preparation you can get a first course, because you can combine them with pasta or simply a second course with some slices of fresh bread. This is one of those dishes…

MEDITERRANEAN COD FILLETS

I’m always looking for easy new ways of preparing fish. And here is a dish with few ingredients, and it is very simple and quick to make. You can swap the cod for another meaty white fish or if you don’t like fish you can always swap it with chicken breasts or with beef steacks!…

POPPY AND SESAME SEED BREAD

This is my favourite bread, soft and delicate with seeds that give that extra touch! INGREDIENTS: 600 ml of warm water 900 g of strong white flour 20 g of salt 12 g of bread  yeast 2 tbsp of poppy seeds 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 teaspoon of brown sugar water for brushing METHOD: Lightly…

COURGETTE FRITTERS

INGREDIENTS 1 big courgette, grated 20 g parmesan 100 g plain flour Basil leaves to taste (you can also use parsley if you prefer) Salt to taste Water to make it a batter Sunflower oil to deep fry METHOD Grate the courgette and put it in a bowl with shredded basil, the parmesan and salt….

BROWN RICE COURGETTE RISOTTO

COURGETTE RISOTTO Ingredients: 170g brown rice vegetable broth, previously prepared 2 courgette, shredded Half yellow onion, diced 2/3 ladles vegetable broth 20g parmesan 10g olive oil salt to taste Method: Heat the oil in a frying pan to a medium temperature, add the onion and gently fry until softened. Add the rice and toast for…

BANANA WALNUT CAKE

BANANA WALNUT CAKE Banana cake is a soft and tasty dessert to be served accompanied by tea or coffee. It can be an excellent snack for children. The best time to use bananas in this dessert is when they are ripe so that the dessert will be tastier and more fragrant. The recipe is really…