• MAIN COURSE

    Pesto Pasta

    This Pesto Pasta is ready in just a few minutes. It’s super easy to make and delicious. You will totally love it. It has just a few ingredients, but the right ones. Ingredients: 150 g of Spaghetti 250 g of pesto fresh basil pepper parmesan sliced almonds Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, in a lot of salted water. Cut 2-3 fresh basil leaves very thin. Reserve 1/4 a cup of the pasta water. Drain the cooked pasta, add the pesto over, the water, the basil, and some freshly cracked pepper and stir everything together. Grate some parmesan cheese on top and sprinkle a few almonds and it’s done.…

  • Spanish Garlic Soup
    SOUPS

    Spanish Garlic Soup

    This Spanish Garlic Soup is one of my favorites. You don’t get that raw taste of garlic, it becomes somehow sweet and very tasty. You will see that is also very simple to do this. Ingredients: 2 loaves of bread, cut into cubes 50 g of bacon, cut into cubes 5-6 cloves of garlic, sliced 1/2 a teaspoon of paprika olive oil salt and pepper 2 L of stock 2 eggs, beaten Prepare everything. Cut the bread and bacon, slice the garlic. In a soup pot heat the olive oil and fry the garlic and the bacon, but be careful, stir constantly so that the garlic would not burn. You…

  • DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Pesto Salad (to Spread on Bread)

    I found this Pesto Salad recipe on the internet and it looked so yummy that I really wanted to try it. It’s very simple and easy to make. Ingredients: 3 small potatoes 1 can of tuna (drained) 1 tablespoon of pesto 2 tablespoon of mayonnaise salt and pepper chives and parsley leaves Cook the potatoes with the skin on until they’re cooked through. Peel and mash them with a fork. Put the potatoes in a big bowl, add the pesto, mayonnaise, salt and pepper, drained tuna, chives and parsley and mix together. You can find the recipe here. Print Yum Pesto Salad (to Spread on Bread) Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time:…

  • Bread with Caramelized Onion
    BREADS AND BAKED GOODS

    Bread with Caramelized Onion

    I wanted to make a bread, but not plain, I wanted to try something else. I’ve searched the internet and I found this Bread with Caramelized Onion recipe, so it’s not mine, it’s on Youtube. I just added the leek and chives to it. Ingredients: 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 leek, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons of olive oil salt For the dough: 500 g flour 1 teaspoon of salt 2 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast 2 tablespoons of chopped chives 320 ml lukewarm water caramelized onion In a large pan, cook the onion and leek until it becomes soft, for 7 minutes approximately. Season with salt. Set aside.…

  • DESSERTS

    Chocolate Biscuit Salami

    This Chocolate Biscuit Salami is the best one I’ve made in a long time. It’s super delicious and easy to make. Ingredients: 800 g of plain biscuits 125 g of good quality dark chocolate 250 g of butter (at room temperature) 4 tablespoons of cacao 150 g sugar 50 g of raisins 2 tablespoons of Amaretto 50 ml of water 1 tablespoon of instant coffee First of all, crush the biscuits very well and then set aside. Simmer the water, add the coffee powder and mix to incorporate. Add the butter and the chocolate, sugar, and amaretto. Stir everything together to melt all the ingredients and to have a silky cream.…

  • SOUPS

    Fennel Cream Soup

    This Fennel Cream Soup is so flavorful and tasty, that I am sure I will make it again. It’s easy to make and has interesting flavors. Cream soups are good for you, are healthy and have so many vitamins. In our weekly menu, it should have their place, at least, 3 times a week. Not only cream soup but different kind of soups, all are healthy and full of antioxidants, it prevents constipation. If you are a person who doesn’t drink enough water daily, a bowl of soup should help you. What I like about cream soups is that are very simple to make, you just saute or boil the veggies…

  • Pea Stew with Bacon and Potatoes
    MAIN COURSE

    Pea Stew with Bacon and Potatoes

    If you need a tasty but easy weeknight meal idea, this Pea Stew with Bacon and Potatoes is for you. It’s super easy to make but 100% delicious. Ingredients: 500 g of frozen peas 3 medium carrots 2 shallots 2-3 small potatoes, cubed 1/2 a bell pepper salt and pepper to taste 3-4 tablespoons of fresh dill 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley 150 g of bacon cut into cubes 500 ml of warm stock or water 1 tablespoon of cornstarch The first thing we have to do is to prepare our ingredients. If we have every ingredient on hand, we can finish this dish in less than 30 minutes. In a pot…

  • SOUPS

    Homemade Vegetable Stock

    For some time I started making Homemade Vegetable Stock, I don’t buy it, and I use this stock for meals that ask for it. I use it for many recipes, like risotto, or recipes that ask for water, I put stock instead. For this stock, you can use many vegetables but also leftover vegetables. Collect the ends of the celery, carrots, broccoli, parsnips and freeze them for when you are making a stock until you have a full bag. With these leftovers and fresh vegetables, make a big batch of stock. Use fresh vegetables like carrots, celery, onions, garlic cloves, parsnips. Add fresh parsley leaves and celery. Put all the vegetables…

  • VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Pasta with Ricotta Cheese

    In our house, we eat pasta in every way very much, because they’re so tasty and versatile. And also, because they’re so easy to whip up. In less than 30 minutes you made a wonderful dinner or lunch. Ingredients: 250 g of pasta of your choice butter and olive oil 1/2 a cup of wine 150 g of mushrooms 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 3 tablespoons of ricotta cheese salt and pepper oregano lemon juice freshly grated parmesan walnuts for topping First of all, we cook the pasta in a lot of salted water because we will do 2 things at the same time to finish quickly the meal. Saute…