Mexican Pizza with One Secret Ingredient

Mexican Pizza with One Secret Ingredient: two beautiful cultures joined together. Heaven! The first time I came across the idea of making Mexican Pizza was on social networks. I would usually do tortilla wraps, enchiladas, chimichangas or something on those lines, but I loved the idea of making this pizza… Read more »

Baby Spinach Gorgonzola Creamy Soup

Baby Spinach Gorgonzola Creamy Soup: Delicious spring comfort food. Popeye approved ! There is a huge difference in flavour and nutrition if you prepare this soup using frozen spinach rather than fresh, baby leaves. Fresh greens are so much tastier! It is sooo good to enjoy spring and its gifts… Read more »

Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles

Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles:Perfect, tender, attractive, light cheesecake crinkles to enjoy all year round ! Well, if you consider the ingredients, you cannot go wrong with them. In normal circumstances I would simply make a cheesecake. Definitely. But, there is a story behind these crinkles that is worth telling, as… Read more »

Tuna Stromboli

Tuna Stromboli: Simple pizza crust turnover filled with tomato salsa, tuna and mozzarella. Buon appetito ! What amazes me the most about Italian food is its simplicity, with so many variations possible. As long as there is tomato (salsa), mozzarella, peperoni, prosciutto, fish, olives and pasta, you can make a… Read more »

Cheesecake Brownies Marble Squares

Cheesecake Brownies Marble Squares: Perfect Marble finished with Chocolate Ganache ! My female ancestors were known for Marble Cakes and I decided to pay attention to their creations. Luckily, a recipe book containing all of them exists, and here comes one of the treasures to share. I must admit I… Read more »

Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatora)

  Chicken Cacciatore: Hunter’s chicken stew; fabolous, rustic, simple and hearty Italian dish. My grandmother used to prepare suppers for a group of Italian hunters after the hunting was done. They would arrive in the countryside early in the morning with their hunting dogs, down Grappa and espresso, change their… Read more »

Easy Sugar Cookies with Orange

Easy Sugar Cookies with a dash of orange. We had a very cold winter this year. I don’t remember when we had such dark and murky days, forcing us to stay inside. There were episodes of the wind blowing mightily, biting as sharply as a knife, taking one’s breath away.… Read more »

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a great one-pan flavoursome dish packed with tasty ingredients and mile–high cracker crumbs! What I like about this all-in-one meal is the baking phase: it’s usual for everybody to drop into the kitchen here, once succulent flavours start coming out of the oven. It is… Read more »

Spinach Ricotta Rolls

Spinach Ricotta Rolls: delicious and easy to prepare ! These rolls make a great appetizer. I usually prepare several batches for any afternoon gathering, as they always help to melt the ice when people are still coming in and being introduced to each other: warm, salty, sticky and creamy, they… Read more »