Three Dip Fried Pizza

Like many dishes of Italian tradition, fried pizza (or Masardona) has a poor origin and was born in Naples during the second world war. Traditionally, it was prepared at home by pizza chefs, kneaded by the men and fried by the women.  Then it was sold on the streets. This was the beginning of the so-called “popular street food”.  There are many versions of this … Continue reading Three Dip Fried Pizza

Chard Rolls with Ground Turkey in Tomato Sauce

This dish was introduced to me by my mother-in-law from Venezuela and I quickly fell in love with it! Serve it with your favourite rice or fresh bread. A dish perfect for the whole family. And don’t forget to do the “scarpetta” (it literally means sopping up the sauce left on your plate with bread) with this delicious sauce! 😊 With this recipe you can … Continue reading Chard Rolls with Ground Turkey in Tomato Sauce

Tuna Salad with Artichokes

A healthy salad perfect for lunch breaks. Artichokes and tuna are a great combo so I’m sure you will enjoy this salad. Serves 2 people Ingredients Few artichokes hearts (try the type in olive oil seasoned with garlic and herbs) 200g mixed leaf salad 6 × 80g or 3 × 160g good quality tuna 15g chiffonade of basil Red balsamic vinegar of Modena Extra virgin … Continue reading Tuna Salad with Artichokes

Leek & Potato Soup with Cream Cheese

Leek is mild and sweet in flavour therefore is appealing to toddlers. The potato thickens the soup and create a creamy texture. It is a perfect combo with cheese! 1 portion Ingredients 1 potato 1 carrot 1 small red onion 1 cup chopped leek 1 tbs. cream cheese (I use Philadelphia) 1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil ½ tsp parsley, finely chopped 1 tsp grated … Continue reading Leek & Potato Soup with Cream Cheese

Parma Ham Salad with Stuffed Cherry Peppers

The sweetness of the cherry peppers and the hints of sweetness and salt of the Parma Ham, makes this salad a fantastic meal! Serves 2 people Ingredients 1 bag Italian style salad 1 cup baby spinach 2 medium carrots, sliced 10 slices cucumber (5 slices x person) 8 slices Parma Ham (4 slices x person) 8 stuffed cherry peppers (4 peppers x person) Extra virgin … Continue reading Parma Ham Salad with Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Paratha Rolls with Wild Rocket Salad

Parathas are quick to prepare and very tasty. Simply fill them with your favourite veggie, meat or cheese and enjoy. Here’s how I make mine. Serves 2 people Ingredients 1 bag Paratha 200g (1 pack) French Torchon or your favourite cured ham 1 mozzarella, sliced 1 bag rocket salad 2 vines tomatoes, sliced 1 pack sliced red Leicester cheese Half cucumber, sliced Extra virgin olive … Continue reading Paratha Rolls with Wild Rocket Salad