Healthy fish recipe

Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the nice weather. I  notice a lot of blooming flowers everywhere and   enjoy the nice walks by the sea in the afternoons as I find it quite relaxing.  There is something about the fresh air, the sound of  the waves and the seagulls […]

Italian Focaccia Recipe

Hello everyone,  Happy Easter to everyone hope you had a good time with your loved ones or friends. Easter for me means eating a lot of chocolate (because you are receiving it from everyone), good food and big family gathering. The celebration begins from the early morning to late night and let me tell you the […]

Mussels au gratin

Hello everyone, its weekend again but the weather has not been the best, I was hoping to do some garden cleaning but it was really cold and rainy outside so I stayed inside and started my Spring cleaning. In fact, the mussels au gratin recipe I cooked today it is not only quick and delicious but […]

Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce

Hello everyone, Happy Spring to you, hope this wonderful season will bring new colourful moments in your life. In fact to celebrate Spring, my husband treated me with one of my top favourite dishes of all, Spaghetti Bolognese. He is really good in cooking this dish as he likes to stick to the traditional spaghetti […]

Stuffed Onions Mushroom and cheese

Hello friends, I hope you had a good week and a relaxing weekend (I think weekends go so quick that you don’t even know how is it possible that it is Monday again). Anyway, when I went to do some food  shopping today at the supermarket I bought some really nice white sweet onions and […]

Vegan Meatballs - Lentils and Barley

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. This has been a very busy week for me but at the moment I am enjoying the weekend a lot. In fact, today I have been around the kitchen cooking (what’s new :)) and me and my husband really enjoyed this healthy recipe so I thought it […]

Panzanella Tuscan Bread Salad Recipe

Hello everyone, hope the weather it is getting milder where you live. In fact, I am finally starting to feel Spring it is just around the corner (you can tell which is my favourite season :) ). In fact, this Tuscan bread salad recipe full of colours and simple ingredients, reminds me of the nature […]

Creamy avocado pesto pasta

Hello everyone I hope this has been a positive week for you, mine has been half way  and I am trying to consider the positive side of things as much as I can but on the other side cooking and blogging are one of those things I have really enjoyed doing. So this is a […]

Beef Ribs Trim

Hello everyone, hope you are having a nice and relaxing weekend. Even this week was a cold and foggy one and to tell you the truth I can’t wait for the Spring to come. Due to this kind of weather I have been craving soups, polenta and slow food recipes. In fact, this is a […]

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

Hello everyone, hope you had a nice week and managed to stay warm during these bitter cold days. I have struggled a lot with this weather especially while waiting for the bus to go to work. Anyway, it is soon going to be Valentine’s day (which is a perfect excuse to celebrate) and I was […]

cheesy cauliflower bechamel

Hello everyone hope you had a nice week, I am so happy it is weekend and don’t have to go out in the cold, icy and snowy weather. This means more time for me to cook as this is what I love doing most. This recipe is definitely a wintery one but very delicious. I […]

Panettone Bread Pudding

Hello friends, hope you are having a good weekend. I felt like this was a very long cold week so I am really happy about having some time to relax. Anyway, one of my favourite food during Christmas has to be the delicious Panettone (which is an Italian soft spongy cake filled with dry fruits […]

Tomato soup 2

Hello friends, it has been snowing this morning in UK and since then it has been freezing outside. During days like these I like to relax and cook something warm, quick with ingredients I have on the fridge. Those days remind me when my grandmother prepared delicious soups with simple, basic ingredients to produce that perfect […]

SMOKED SALMON PASTA RECIPE (HEALTHY VERSION)

Hello everyone, hope you had amazing and relaxing holidays. Me and my husband had a lot of delicious food during the past weeks, so we are trying to limit the amount of fat in our food in order to return to a more healthy diet but also not leaving the delicious taste aside. In fact, this creamy […]

Spinach, Feta cheese and yogurt filo pastry

Spanakopita/Byrek is one of my favourite recipes ever, in fact I consider it as a special treat as it is healthy, delicious and nice to look at. You can use spanakopita as a starter and even make a really good impression if you cook it to a party with your friends or  family. I believe […]

EGGPLANT RECIPES IN 4 WAYS

Hello everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the holidays and having fun with your loved ones. I am trying a lot of new recipes and eating a lot (I will think about detoxing after the holidays) :) but at the moment I am preparing for the big dinner for tomorrow as some friends are […]

Apple, peach and cranberries crumble

Hello everyone, hope you are getting ready for Christmas cooking and “eating a lot”. I love this period of time as I have plently of time to cook and taste a lot of delicious recipes. In fact during this period, you would see me wandering around the house with my favourite apron on and on […]

Meatloaf rolled with pinenuts, spinach and cheese

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful time and are not getting too much stressed about buying presents for Christmas, instead I wanted to share with you one of my favourite recipes that I actually cook for the Christmas dinner. Basically it is a rolled meatloaf filled with pine nuts, spinach and cheddar […]

Cheesecake with pumpkin cream topping

Hello everyone,  I hope you had a positive week, mine was a half way but now I am trying to enjoy the weekend as much as I can. In fact, yesterday I prepared this delicious and much healthier version of the traditional cheesecake recipe as there is no cream and tried to reduce the fat as […]

Mushroom soup with a drizzle of truffle oil

Hello everyone hope you had a good weekend, to tell you the truth I had a really lazy one as it was raining and very cold so (laying on the sofa with my favourite blanket and watching movies was my first option) :) In fact this recipe is perfect for when you want to cook […]

Butternut squash risotto with sage and white wine

Hello everyone, about 4 weeks ago me and my husband went to a very interesting local farmers market where I had the possibility to buy the most amazing 100% organic apple juice and goat and cow milk cheese but apart from these I bought two small-sized Butternut Squashes of different varieties. I love its smooth […]

ARANCINI – RICE BALLS RECIPE

Hello everyone hope you are doing well. I have been enjoying these school holidays a lot and have a lot of time to be in the kitchen to learn and test new recipes. This recipe is particularly special to me because my husband cooked it as he loves traditional Italian food and this is one […]

Special bread, potato and Italian kale gnocchi tossed with butter and Sage

  Hello lovely people, first of all I would like to thank everyone for the love and appreciation you show to my blog, I really do appreciate and am really happy you find in here interesting ideas and recipes. What I post in here is 100% recipes that me and my husband eat daily and I […]

Beetroot Omelette rolls filled with walnut, fresh spinach and soft cheese

  Hello everyone and happy Sunday, hope you had a nice weekend. I went to a food festival on Saturday and bought the most amazing 100% apple juice, goat cheese and 2 small size butternut squashes (which I will use for one of my recipes).

Broccoli Pesto Sauce Recipe with Tuna and Chili

Hello everyone, hope you are having a good Saturday even though the weather  is not the best today. In days like this, kitchen becomes my favourite place to spent together with my husband (and we always put some of our favourite music on) :) So this specific recipe is something I cooked today with the […]

HOMEMADE RICE PUDDING RECIPE: CREAMY AND HEALTHY VERSION

Hello everyone hope you are having a nice Sunday, I have been enjoying this first autumn weekend a lot. So, yesterday as I was laying on the sofa, I thought I would treat myself with a very special  typically homemade dessert, the rice pudding. I know there are a lot of recipes about rice pudding […]

Pomegranate and Avocado Salad

Eating healthy is very important to me and my husband but eating healthy  tasty food is even more important. I was so happy to  discover this special and healthy avocado salad that I wanted to share it with you. I have tried many salads but this one is very interesting because it has  colorful ingredients […]

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Hello everyone, I apologise for not posting anything these past weeks but I have been really busy at work (settling things down as  the new academic year just started.) I really missed posting and sharing recipes regularly. Anyway, this post is about a very special and traditional recipe, Dolmades. I have always loved Dolmades and […]

Crème Caramel recipe without butter and no cream

Yesterday, I made for the first time one of the most classic dessert recipes, the Crème Caramel. I called my grandmother for some advice and she gave me her easy, fat-free and very delicious recipe. It is very interesting how an exquisite dessert like Crème Caramel needs just sugar,milk, eggs, water,vanilla extract  and salt  to […]

Stuffed Tomatoes with rice and cheese accompanied by roasted potatoes

Hello everyone hope you are ok and enjoying the summer, (which is not great at the moment in UK- but that’s ok because I have plenty of time to cook and experiment  nice summer recipes). Stuffed  tomatoes is one of those (even though we find tomatoes every time of the year in the supermarket, tomatoes […]

healthy pasta salad

Hello friends, sorry for not posting these past days but we went on holidays which was what we needed after a whole year of hard work. It was a nice way to get away of the everyday routine. In fact, this recipe is one of my favourite this period of time when you don’t want […]

Mussels Soup

I love seafood as I find it very easy, versatile to cook and always have wonderful results. Last week when me and my husband went to do some food shopping at the supermarket, my husband noticed these delicious fresh mussels from the fish counter (and they were really cheap,too) and so we decided to cook […]

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I would like to start this post by saying a big,huge and massive thank you to all the other bloggers for showing an immense appreciation for this blog,everyday. I have the chance to share and discover new  ideas with other wonderful bloggers. I think inspiration is one of the key features that characterises this interchanging […]

Fresh summer pasta salad

  Pasta salad is one of my favourite type of pasta to eat during the hot weather because it is quick,easy and very healthy. All you have to do is cook the pasta and then add the other ingredients together with it. I think it is the perfect choice especially after a stressful week at […]

TUFFED POTATOES RECIPE WITH CHEESE, PORK BELLY AND FRESH CHIVES

This is one of my favourite potato recipe because I love roasted potatoes and the idea of having them stuffed with cheese, pork belly and fresh chives is music to my ears. You will only need small-sized potatoes, pork belly (or bacon) and fresh chives. This recipe is perfect for every season, for a party […]

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Mini sweet little peppers is one of those vegetables that I always have on my fridge because they are not only very healthy but very versatile also. One of my favourite ways of eating them is in salads and adding just few other ingredients. This simple summer salad has just 5 ingredients and what you […]

Breadsticks / Grissini

I am one of those people who love bread, any type of bread but one who always catches my attention when I go to the restaurant or at the supermarket, is its variety in breadsticks. This is my first attempt of making them and I am very happy to have reproduced these long crackers which […]

Strawberry

  Yesterday me and my husband went to a very big local farm where you can pick your own fruits and vegetables and then pay as you leave. It is basically a do it yourself  organic supermarket. :) Since only a specific type of fruits were ready to pick we had the possibility to pick […]

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  Stuffed Zucchini- Roasted Version I love vegetables not only because they are good for you but because they are extremely versatile. I try to cook them  during the week as much as I can but at weekends I always try to use them in a more special and interesting way. Last Saturday, I had […]

Strawberries detox water

  Detox Water-Strawberry and Rosemary   It has been such a nice weather, the past 2 weeks, in the UK and so I have been looking for a type of detox water which would help get rid of toxins  but even refresh, give strength and energy to my body. I have tried a lot of […]

Grilled Fish - Mackerel

We went to the supermarket the other day and came across this fresh Mackerel fish “which was quite cheap, 1 pound each” and since I had 1 courgette/zucchini and some potatoes left on the kitchen, my husband came up with this idea of grilling the fish and accompany it with the vegetables. We loved the […]

Pizza Rolls - Salami and Mozzarella

I am a great  pizza fan, in fact I would eat pizza all day long but since me and my husband had a bit more time to cook on the weekend, we tried to make a different way of making pizza so we made a bread roll filled with salami (chorizo), mozzarella cheese, tomato and […]

Millefeuille

Easy dessert – Millefeuille and Custard recipe I like the Millefeuille  pastry because it is one of the easiest, yummiest and you only need cheap and simple ingredients.  Who said that to make a delicious and beautiful dessert you need expensive ingredients, well this dessert definitely doesn’t. I would recommend making it for a  very […]

creative-writing

I was really happy and felt delighted to be invited by My simple delights for her Writing Process Tour. I really like this blog, you can really feel the love for the food. Farianti manages to transfer her passion through wonderful recipes and amazing photos. I love her enthusiasm and beautifully descriptive ideas. She is always […]

Saturday Breakfast

This was our Saturday breakfast this morning and as I was attempting to take a photo of it, I pleasantly noticed the  twisted distortion of shades and shapes. It felt like the light wanted to be  in the limelight and not the food.  I think it is a very interesting protagonist rotation.

Spinach and Leek muffin

Savoury muffins with leek and spinach Whenever I have friends coming by, I always make sure to cook something different and interesting. In fact, I usually cook this savory muffin recipe when we are having a party or have a lot of people in the house. These leek and spinach muffins are very easy to […]

Apple detox water

Detox water – apple and cinnamon I like detox water a lot, not only because of the multi benefits your body gets but also the water tastes so much better. I am not good at drinking water but lately I am drinking a lot of detox water and it tastes really nice. The past week I […]

Aubergine/Eggplant Meatballs

I had some eggplants/aubergines in the fridge 2 days ago and I wanted cook them in a different way. Being a big fan of meatballs I thought why not making eggplants/aubergines meatballs but without meat. That’s when I remembered about eating aubergine meatballs in a family party. Me and my husband loved the results because all you […]

Dragon Loyalty Award

THE DRAGON’S LOYALTY AWARD! I want to say a big thank you to Micaela Cremonesi for nominating me for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award!  The meaning behind this blogger award is to be given those who visit your blog often, like your posts, and leave comments. I am honoured that Micaela gave me this award! I like visiting her […]

Grilled vegetables with dressing

Grilled vegetables with dressing (Vegetarian recipes) I know many people who are non so keen on vegetables, they would never eat them unless blended on a soup. Vegetables, to my opinion are the most versatile ingredients we have in the kitchen and thus there are so many ways to cook them but I think sometimes […]

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