Blog

Heirloom tomato salad: a taste of the Past

Heirloom tomato salad: a taste of the Past

Nature keeps amazing me, even in small things! Yesterday, I found a new variety of tomatoes, called Heirloom Tomato. What is it? Easy to say! It’s a tomato variety that has been passed down from generation to generation. They are not hybrid varieties, they start […]

Spaghetti with tomatoes and basil

Spaghetti with tomatoes and basil

Spaghetti with tomatoes and basil is one of the most traditional Italian dishes. The main ingredients are definitely typical Italian products and they represent the colours of the Italian flag: basil is green, pasta is white and tomatoes are red. 😉 Have you ever thought […]

Vanilla dark brown sugar homemade

Vanilla dark brown sugar homemade

Did you ever think about the vanilla flavouring when you bake a dessert? How is it made and what it contains? It’s a very common ingredient for desserts, but I never spent any time thinking about it… … until I moved abroad 😀 While in […]

A Spanish recipe: gazpacho Andaluz

A Spanish recipe: gazpacho Andaluz

I had a relatively bad experience with this Spanish recipe: the gazpacho Andaluz. But it was my fault. The dish tasted very good by itself. I only ordered it in the wrong day. We were in one of our favourite Spanish restaurant, or better, an […]

Zucchini noodles with cherry tomatoes and olives

Zucchini noodles with cherry tomatoes and olives

This is one of those recipes that I “created”, fell in love with, then I discovered it was a worldwide famous dish! 😀 For me, it was a revelation!! I love raw zucchini noodles (you can also call them zoodles): they are so crunchy and […]

Here we go: my brand new blog

Here we go: my brand new blog

Welcome to my brand new blog! 🙂 I have just left my ancient blog for this new home, with a slightly different design and a lot of Italian and international recipes. I am a bit sad to leave what I considered my home for the last 2 years […]