Fresh ovoli mushroom salad

Although I will miss summer, I love autumn with its bright colours and an abundance of nutritious fruits and vegetables. Let’s introduce this beautiful season with the king( for me) of fungi: Ovolo.    Today I will share this easy and fast appetizer( under 20 minutes) with ovoli mushroom and shaved parmesan cheese. The best …

Vegan eggplant rolls with cauliflower risotto

If you like eggplants as much our family do, you are always on the look out for new and delicious recipes.  At home we are trying to eat healthier and this is the perfect recipe to combine ingredients and flavours that we really like in a healthy way. The crunchiness of salad and tartness of …

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 …

Paratha filled with white radish or Mooli

  How could you not fall in love with such an earthy dish? Days have been cold in Nairobi lately and this Paratha filled with white radish..also known as Mooli, is the perfect comfort meal. Easy to prepare and freeze super well, what more could you ask for?  Let us see how to make it …

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 …

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 …

Potatoes and bell peppers Calabrese style

Let me quote one line from Wikipedia about Italian Cuisine:”Italian cuisine is generally characterized by its simplicity, with many dishes having only two to four main ingredients.”  Potatoes and bell peppers Calabrese style reflects this quote perfectly well….. combining few simple ingredients to produce an amazingly delicious tasty meal.   Enjoy it as a side …

Tapioca veggie fritters

Do you like tapioca but you usually use it only for sweet? Here is a great savory recipe to enjoy tapioca in a different way. What you need for this recipe are basic ingredients that we all have at home: broccoli, potatoes, corn and tapioca. Bring all the ingredients together and season.    Shallow fry …

Vegan banana dark chocolate bread

  One word to describe this bread DELICIOUS….. Find detail recipe under Desserts page

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 …