Food

Ground Beef Stew with Veggies, Herbs and Spices

Ground Beef Stew with Veggies, Herbs and Spices

A cosy warm bowl of ground beef stew or fresh naked tacos…the choice is yours! Here is a versatile recipe that leaves room for creativity The result is a deliciously spicy and juicy stew with soft vegetables and fresh herbs. The texture of the vegetables […]

Passion Fruit Margarita Straight Up

Passion Fruit Margarita Straight Up

The main ingredients of the classic margarita cocktail are lime juice, Tequila and orange liqueur. This detour of the classic margarita is a delight! The passion fruit gives freshness, aroma and natural sugar. A glass of this colourful cocktail increases the good mood, as only […]

Marinate and roast a chicken like a pro!

Marinate and roast a chicken like a pro!

The following marinated roasted chicken recipe has Peruvian inspiration, French techniques and a personal touch Roasted chicken is an international dish however, the herbs, condiments and spices used to add flavour can be quite different. I grew up in Peru where roasted chicken is very […]

Black seafood spaghetti recipe

Black seafood spaghetti recipe

This black seafood spaghetti recipe is easy to prepare, looks beautiful on the plate and tastes even better. A spectacular creamy marine flavour with a spicy aftertaste The squid ink gives an intense black colour and adds marine flavour, while the sea urchin gives a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]