This morning I prepared quinoa pudding with pistachios, a powerful meal that kept me full till lunch. It is vegetarian, high in protein, refined sugar-free, gluten-free... in two words Perfect Breakfast!
Fuzi are the most popular and the most traditional Istrian type of pasta. They are served for holidays and on various special occasions since ancient times. This pasta goes excellent with beef or game sauce, chicken, wild asparagus, mushrooms and prosciutto but my absolute favorite are the truffles.
I have travelled to Italy many times before, although mostly northern Italy because I lived very close. I’ve been so many times to Trieste and Venice. I also travelled to Florence, Padova, Bologna, not to mention ski resorts. But in Rome I felt the true Italy, the charming Italy that you read about, the romantic Italy that you see in the movies, the busy streets, the smell of pizza, the sunny piazzas (squares), tasty canneloni and delicious gelato.
Here on the Mediterranean unexpected guests, friends and neighbours stopping by to your house just to say hi, without notice, is very common. It' s good to be prepared for this kind of situations and always have a little something in your kitchen that you can offer to your guests.
Queen Bolete is highly prized mushroom in the family Boletaceae. It's also known as Boletus Aereus, Dark Cep or Bronze Bolete.
It's an extremely hot Saturday! I went to have coffee this morning with my sister and a friend and I had a small brunch in a coffee shop...a bean vege burger. I expected more, but it was ok. And tonight another friend invited us to go out, to eat some pizza around 19h. So I …
There is nothing more typical of summer in Istria or Dalmatia than a piping hot plate of grilled anchovies served alongside a glass of white wine.
Although asparagus is more of a spring plant, we just had a delicious scrambled eggs with asparagus, pancetta, soft cheese and green onion and I want to share a few tips with you.
It was the day before my sister’s birthday and she didn’t want a regular cake. What could I bake for her? While turning the pages of our grandmother’s cookbook I looked out of the window and saw the cherry tree which my grandfather planted when I was born. It was full of fruits...
When I was little my granny use to have a garden full of strawberries. Every day my sister and I were carrefully looking and searching for the red ones or sometimes even the ones that were green with just a little of red 'cause we couldn't wait for them to mature. I adore the fragance …