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 … Continue reading Three Dip Fried Pizza

Pink Sauce Tortiglioni

Tortiglioni will always be one of my favourite types of pasta and they are perfect for pink sauce. It is creamy and the perfect alternative to the standard tomato sauce. Your kids will love it! Instead of pasta, you could try it also with gnocchi (potato dumplings). Tip: Instead of adding just parmesan, try the … Continue reading Pink Sauce Tortiglioni

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 … Continue reading Tuna Salad with Artichokes

Venezuelan Arepas

I was introduced to Venezuelan Arepas by my husband in 2014 and they quickly became one of my favourite things to eat, especially for breakfast with fried eggs. Traditionally, they are cooked with a budare, a type of metal griddle, round and flat. When I first saw my father-in-law preparing them while on a family … Continue reading Venezuelan Arepas

Cantaloupe & Speck Salad

Of all the salads, the one with cantaloupe and speck (Italian cured smoked ham) is at the very top of my list. It is simply delicious! Serves 2 people Ingredients 1 cantaloupe melon (4 slices x person) How to choose a melon. There are two things to keep in mind: 1. The smell. A sweet … Continue reading Cantaloupe & Speck Salad


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