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Aromatic Tomato Sauce Recipe

Aromatic Tomato Sauce Recipe

This aromatic tomato sauce recipe has more character than your average tomato sauce. If you like spices, you’ll love this recipe. I created it some years ago, by adding fresh spices that I like to pair with tomatoes. A perfect base for many dishes…Great to […]

Explore Cinque Terre at Your Own Pace

Explore Cinque Terre at Your Own Pace

If you like trekking, swimming in crystal clear water, breathtaking views, colourful villages, delicious gastronomy, wine tasting, and friendly locals… go to Cinque Terre (five towns)! I highly recommend to explore this wonderful part of Italy at your own pace. If you want to hike […]

Chicken Casserole with Character Recipe

Chicken Casserole with Character Recipe

Chicken casserole made with love, with lots of flavour and delicious veggies I grew up in a Latin American home where chicken casserole was served at the table at least once a week. Peruvians love chicken. We cook it in different ways such as, marinated […]

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce With a Twist – Recipe

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce With a Twist – Recipe

This is not your typical meatballs in tomato sauce recipe, this one comes with a twist! Thai basil adds an anise-like and slightly spicy fragrance to the meatballs, flaxseed replaces breadcrumbs and is packed with omega-3, fatty acids and fibre, and chopped onions already sautéed give […]

Aromatic and Spicy Chicken Marinade Recipe

Aromatic and Spicy Chicken Marinade Recipe

This aromatic and spicy chicken marinade recipe is delicious and easy to make. It’s a healthy option because it’s made from scratch with fresh ingredients. The marinade infuses the chicken with flavour, makes it tender and keeps it moist Cooking from scratch is a lot […]

Lemon Spritz Recipe from Monterosso al Mare, Italy

Lemon Spritz Recipe from Monterosso al Mare, Italy

Fresh, fragrant, bubbly, beautifully yellow…the perfect ‘aperitivo’! While travelling in Italy, I met charismatic Mary from Brazil and passionate about local wine Eliseo from Italy. They own Enoteca da Eliseo and make the best cocktails in town. Mary shared with me the recipe of her Lemon […]

Le Marais, Paris – A neighbourhood to discover on foot

Le Marais, Paris – A neighbourhood to discover on foot

The historic district of Le Marais in Paris is worth discovering on foot. Read my travel tips on how to get the most out of your visit to this beautiful neighbourhood. Beautiful architecture, great shopping, people-watch, the latest design and fashion, diversity and great places […]

Cape Town a.k.a. The Mother City – Travel Tips

Cape Town a.k.a. The Mother City – Travel Tips

The coastal and multicultural city of Cape Town in western South Africa is a beautiful place to visit Have you ever been to Cape Town in South Africa? Are you wondering what’s in store for you in The Mother City? There are wonderful white sandy […]

How to prep for a week of quick delicious salads

How to prep for a week of quick delicious salads

If you have a busy life and no time to cook during the week, organise yourself, eat well and save money…Here’s how! Do you have a busy life? Do you feel overwhelmed by the lack of ME time? It’s not easy to accomplish everything we […]

Black Quinoa Salad Recipe – An Exquisite Healthy Choice

Black Quinoa Salad Recipe – An Exquisite Healthy Choice

Black quinoa salad is a beautifully fresh salad with many health benefits. It’s full of antioxidants, fibre as well as flavour, and colour The Origin of Quinoa Quinoa is a grain crop original from the South American Andean region, mainly Peru and Bolivia. Quinoa was considered […]