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Raw Zucchini Salad, Goat Cheese & Nuts

Raw Zucchini Salad, Goat Cheese & Nuts

I’d dare to say about this raw zucchini salad that’s the ultimate summer side dish or even meal if you wish. Refreshing, crunchy, full of good nutrients and incredibly easy to make. Did I say it’s also very versatile and you can “pimp it out” with pretty much any cheese or veggies you have at hand? Hm.. add some marinated fennel and say THANKS afterwards. I tried mine in many combinations,…

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How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

Have you ever though of making homemade corn tortillas? It’s actually easier than you’d think! Living in Europe means that you don’t have much contact with the real Mexican food, not to mention the real corn tortillas. Inspiration came a few months ago when we visited our Mexican friend and her Italian husband and we cooked homemade corn tortillas. It was my first experience with real Mexican food and I…

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Summer Veggie Balls in Tomatoes & Basil Sauce

Summer Veggie Balls in Tomatoes & Basil Sauce

Delicious and summery Veggie Balls. This can be a pretty accurate description of this recipe. Homemade food or better say the process of making your own meal in the comfort of your home is something that I strongly believe in, and this is basically the main idea of my blog: to learn how to enjoy and prepare a delicious and simple meal with seasonal ingredients. And there are no excuses…

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How To Make Gnocchi From Scratch At Home

How To Make Gnocchi From Scratch At Home

I don’t know about you, but for the longest time I’ve been living with the idea that gnocchi are the type of food you don’t make at home from scratch. Well, excuse me for living under a rock! And if you were to ask me, these are my top 3 pasta types I love the most: Tagliatelle, Gnocchi, Pappardelle. Of course the list can be reaaally long, but these are…

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Watermelon Snack with Feta, Peppermint & Walnuts

Watermelon Snack with Feta, Mint & Walnuts

I’ve tried many summer snacks, but none of them really managed to be a good refresher for the heat these days like this snack. But watermelon does magic indeed, and combined with crisp and fresh peppermint, it’s just what you’ll need to also stay hydrated and enjoy a good, light snack. I grew up with watermelons all summer long, from July till late August, and I giggle while I remember…

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Seared Endives with Gorgonzola & Mint Gremolata

Seared Endives with Gorgonzola & Mint Gremolata

I find endives to be very elegant and quite sophisticated vegetables, but this particular seared endives are everything mentioned above, plus super easy and fast to cook. And that’s a great combo for me 🙂 I know, there are millions of ways to cook this veggies, but starting with seared endives will open up other ideas, so don’t worry, you won’t miss out on any of the other recipes 🙂…

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