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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Versatile and Beautifully Green Pesto Sauce Recipe

Versatile and Beautifully Green Pesto Sauce Recipe

This pesto sauce is an explosion of flavour and smells delicious, especially when you use fresh ingredients, good quality cheese and a good extra virgin olive oil After trying several pesto sauce recipes during my chef training days in Paris, I created my own version […]

Three healthy smoothie recipes that will leave you energised!

Three healthy smoothie recipes that will leave you energised!

Fresh fruit juice + creativity & health consciousness = smoothies In today’s busy world, smoothies have become extremely popular because they are quick and easy to make, and a healthy snack or breakfast, if made with natural ingredients and no added sugar. I remember like […]

Spicy spaghetti with tomatoes, made from scratch

Spicy spaghetti with tomatoes, made from scratch

Spaghetti just the way I like it; whole wheat pasta, al dente, spicy, vegetarian, freshly made! Spaghetti and tomato sauce is a basic, easy to make and inexpensive dish; mostly loved by children and college students. It’s fun to eat and colourful. I’ve made spaghetti […]