Garlic, Parmesan and Kale Pasta // Pasta all'aglio, parmigiano e cavolo riccio

Monday, October 31, 2016


A week ago I confessed my love for kale. This week I'm renewing my vows with this garlic, parmesan and kale pasta inspired by a garlic kale side dish I often make.

Potato Pie // Pasticcio di patate

Friday, October 28, 2016


Who has ever tried a recipe and didn't get exactly the desired result? After all, to err is human. Sometimes it can be fixed, others unfortunately it can't. This time I was lucky because I was able to turn a failure into a tasty dish that it's also decent from an aesthetic point of view.

Asian Soup // Zuppa asiatica

Wednesday, October 26, 2016



Asian food is my favourite. It is simple, it is fast and it is usually very healthy, which saves me the effort to make it healthy. And I love the flavours and the textures as well.

Buckwheat and Kale with Avocado and Egg // Grano saraceno e cavolo riccio con avocado e uovo

Monday, October 24, 2016


O kale, kale! Wherefore art thou kale?

Okay, quoting Shakespeare here doesn't make a lot of sense. Or does it? I mean, after all I have an undeniable love for kale. My father doesn't forbid me to eat it though.

Romanesco Broccoli Risotto // Risotto con broccolo romanesco

Friday, October 21, 2016


Brassicas aka broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussel sprouts are finally in season, and when I see all that beauty my heart fills with happiness. But it's not only the beauty, those vegetables are indeed rich in vitamin C, minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium, not to mention the high fiber content.

Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry // Stir fry di pollo e broccoli

Wednesday, October 19, 2016


Chicken is a good source of lean protein, vitamins and minerals. Also, it makes for a very quick and easy dinner for when you don't have a lot of time to cook, and this chicken and broccoli stir fry is my favourite way to have it, especially now that broccoli are in season.

Baked Sweet Potato with Tahini and Goji Berries // Patata dolce al forno con tahina e bacche di goji

Monday, October 17, 2016


When it comes to potatoes, sweet potatoes are my favourite because they are full of fiber, iron and beta carotene, plus they taste amazing. And they are also becoming my favourite lunch, because whether I don't feel like spending a lot of time cooking or I don't have a lot of time to cook, baked sweet potatoes makes for a great meal.

Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Soya Chunks // Riso integrale con funghi e bocconcini di soia

Friday, October 14, 2016


Something that I've noticed while wandering through the internet is the lack of recipes calling for soya chunks. And I get it, they aren't the easiest of the ingredients to work with, and I know that from experience.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup // Crema di zucca

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


Temperatures have dramatically dropped here, and while a week ago I could go for a walk wearing a t-shirt, now it's so cold I barely have the strength to leave the house. All I want to do is stay in bed, or at least at warm.

Jerusalem Artichoke Purée with Edamame and Oyster Mushrooms // Purè di topinambur con edamame e funghi ostrica

Monday, October 10, 2016


Like I've already said a million times, I often end up buying things that weren't on my shopping list. This was the oyster mushrooms time, I never had them before, they looked beautiful so I had to buy them.

Pasta with Radicchio // Pasta con radicchio

Friday, October 07, 2016


I don't know you but I love radicchio. Maybe it's because of its red-violet colour, or its bitter flavour and crispy texture, or the fact that it is very good both raw and cooked, but I love it.

How to Make Pumpkin Purée // Come fare la purea di zucca

Wednesday, October 05, 2016


October is here and I feel like it's that time of the year where whatever you eat has to be somehow related to pumpkin. And if you love pumpkin like I do, you will certainly agree with me on that.

Lime Oatmeal with Avocado // Porridge d'avena al lime con avocado

Monday, October 03, 2016


Yesterday morning I had the first glimpse of autumn. I indeed woke up to a gloomy, foggy and rainy day, which to be honest is my favourite kind of day. I know it can be depressing for most people, but I just love it.