• BREADS AND BAKED GOODS

    Mini Focaccia Bread with Rosemary, Tomato and Olives

    Today I tried something different, I wanted to make Mini Focaccia Bread with Rosemary, Tomato, and Olives. To have a delicious snack before eating when I’m hungry and I’m not at home.  Ever since I tried Focaccia for the first time, I fell in love with it. It was so delicious, so tasty that I would eat it all day. I made it for the first time 2 years ago and I nailed it because I truly loved eating it. Any day, I would give a piece of cake for a slice of Focaccia. If you didn’t know, I’m more of a savory person, I’m not into sweets, so I like…

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    CANNING RECIPES

    Easy Grapes Compote Recipe

    This is an Easy Grapes Compote Recipe, that’s delicious and perfect for winter. The sugar measurement depends on how sweet is the fruit you are using. I’m not so much into autumn because I know that winter is right around the corner, but I love it because you eat seasonal, cheap and delicious fruits and veggies. And also, I like fall, because it’s the official canning season, so I like that. 🙂 For me canning it’s like a treatment, I love it, it’s relaxing. I ate only once grapes compote and I loved it. I had some beautiful grapes in the kitchen, so I wanted to put them to good…

  • DESSERTS

    How to: Homemade Raffaello Bites (Only 2 Ingredients)

    I’ve always loved Raffaello Bites since I was a little girl, the store-bought, of course, but also, the homemade ones. They were equally delicious for me. When I think about my childhood, I mostly think about the food my mom would make and desserts. I liked licking the bowl when she would make something sweet for us. I know that this will sound crazy, but I liked even better the raw batter than the actual dessert. :)) This is really strange, no? Ingredients: 250 g of shredded coconut 300 ml of condensed milk raisins, almonds, peanuts for the center of the balls, or you can leave them plain shredded coconut for coating,…

  • VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Vegetable Stir-Fry with Chinese Egg Noodles

    We like Chinese food a lot, it’s really delicious. We love take-outs but I mostly make recipes at home. This Vegetable Stir-Fry with Chinese Egg Noodles it’s easy and cheaper than take-outs, so give it a try.  Ingredients: 150 g of sliced mushrooms 150 g of egg noodles 1/4 a red, green and yellow bell pepper 1/2 an onion 1/2 a head of broccoli 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds pepper 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 150 ml of stock 1 sliced carrot chili flakes 1 tablespoon of sunflower or grapeseed oil Have all your ingredients prepared and ready to cook. Stir fry all the vegetables on medium-high heat in a…