Rocket and walnut pesto

I love rocket, I use it almost every day as a side or to decorate my main dishes: it is colorful, pretty to see, and it has a lovely sharp taste. I think that combined with gnocchi and their soft, delicate texture, we have a fantastic match, that guarantees little effort with excellent results ๐Ÿ™‚…

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Spaghetti with squid ink

This recipe is a delicacy very common in Sicily. It has a very peculiar taste and appearance, and you either love or hate it! I would suggest, for the first time, to ask your fisherman to help you out during the cleaning process, but if you feel confident you can just follow the steps below…

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Pasta speciale

After making your grocery shopping or your planned meals, do you ever end up having one random vegetable, that is too small to be a main meal and too much as a side? This is my never ending story with peppers ๐Ÿ™‚ I do love them, I always get some during my grocery shopping and…

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Roasted red pepper soup

One thing that ALWAYS happens to me is that I go to the grocery shop to get one specific thing, and I go home with 2-3 bags of food, obviously forgetting the specific thing I needed in the first place. This recipe is the result of one of this episodes, I went to the supermarket…

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Pasta caprese

I know, I know, Mondays are never easy…but pasta caprese surely is! It is easy, quick, tasty, fresh, it has everything! And it is a great lunch idea! Ingredients fpr 2 people: Plum tomatoes, 10-15 Garlic, 1 clove Olive oil Mozzarella (I prefer bufala), 1 diced Basil leaves Salt Pasta (I prefer fusilli) 160g Recipe:…

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Avocado toast

Who doesn’t love avocado toast? It is quick, delicious, and you can create so many versions of it! This is my favourite: Ingredients for 2 people: Chestnut mushrooms, 10 Avocado, 1 Rye bread, 2 slices Lemon juice just a little bit Salt Pepper Chilli flakes Garlic flakes Recipe: Clean the mushrooms and cut them in…

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Beef stew with vegetables

Winter for me is slow cooking, lots of vegetables and a warm, nice stew! This recipe takes quite a long time but it is absolutely manageable, you only need to stir it from time to time. I always make it when the weather is not great and I want to spend some time at home…

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Lentil soup

I know, I know, lentils sound like a very boring dish, but I can promise you this version is delicious, easy and warm. It is like a hug in a rainy day! ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients for 3 people: Carrot, 1 Celery, 2 sticks White onion, 1 Red Lentils, 150g Water, 750 ml Bouillon Powder, 2 tablespoons…

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