Baked butternut squash filled with buckwheat risotto

Butternut squash is such a versatile vegetable. From this edible bowl shown above, to few of my favorite butternut squash gnocchi recipes under Pastas, Gnocchi and Co or again seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg and then grilled to perfection like I enjoyed in Cape Town; endless possibilities to enjoy butternut squash. This is our way to enjoy it with extra flavor from …

How to make the perfect Buddha bowl

  Here are some of my Buddha bowl and if you like what you see, than drop everything and follow me for more delicious Buddha bowl ideas. When I think of Buddha bowl I think of fresh product….visit your vegetable markets and your Buddha bowl will never be boring.  Buddha bowl have been around for …

Lemon capers red snapper fillet

  This easy recipe is perfect for a tasty meal under 30 minutes. Capers, lemon, anchovies and fresh fish make me think of Fishermen villages where life is lived in slow motion enjoying every single second of the day. You know this kind of villages where you lose yourself in little cobblestone street and savor …

Chicken Cacciatora my way

Since I started menu planning my life has been so much easier and stress free, at least food wise. I wake in the morning and I know that most of my preps are done and the only thing left is to pack lunch for the kids and enjoy my day, focusing on what I enjoy …

Red kidney beans burger

Do you like burgers? I do, but too much red meat is not really healthy. This is my  perfect vegetarian burger for when I crave the real one. You don’t need many ingredients to create this super yummy red kidney burger. Ingredients are very basic one, red kidney beans, minced onion, an egg, breadcrumbs, salt …

Bolognese sauce

What are the main ingredients for the perfect Bolognese sauce or Ragu alla Bolognese? Ground meat ( Beef or veal and sometimes pork),the classic soffritto (brounise of celery, carrots and onions), tomato paste and wine. In my recipe I use minced beef and I avoid wine. I prepare this recipe twice a month and freeze …

Rice salad or insalata di riso

Do you want to know the secret for an easy, fast and healthy rice salad ready in no time? And I am not talking about opening the jar of Condiriso to add to your rice. Super easy…I usually have prep days…..what I do is peel and slice cucumbers do the same for carrots, wash and …