Food

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 […]

Spicy coconut shrimp recipe

Spicy coconut shrimp recipe

A mix of protein, natural saturated fats, antioxidants, and lots of flavour! I love the mix of coconut, ginger, and red hot chillies. They blend well with shrimp. Here is a simple and light recipe which can be made in advance and heated in the […]

Porridge recipe – A perfect start of the day!

Porridge recipe – A perfect start of the day!

A healthy porridge recipe, easy to make, with fibre & superfoods. Childhood porridge I grew up eating my dad’s porridge; a family recipe that he got from his grandmother. He used to make it in big batches that lasted about a week. I remember it […]

Burrata Salad Recipe – delicious, fresh, creamy!

Burrata Salad Recipe – delicious, fresh, creamy!

A Salad to Impress – Takes Less Than Five Minutes to Make! What is Burrata? Burrata is an Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream. It comes in the form of a ball, in a plastic container submerged in liquid. It has a solid outer […]

Chocolate Mousse recipe with only three ingredients!

Chocolate Mousse recipe with only three ingredients!

Delicious, simple and light! In search of making the perfect chocolate mousse, I came across a French woman’s homemade recipe, and loved it! I invited friends for lunch, and created a menu which started with Mediterranean flavours, continued with Peruvian delights, and ended with a […]