Recipes

Apricot Cake

Apricot Cake

  Make the most of it when it is apricot season! This is a fantastic cake and it will take you only few minutes of prep! The apricots give a bit of acidity to the cake, making it not too sweet. Their juice will gently be absorbed by the dough, leaving moist and with a lovely aroma on every bite. When we start with a slice, we know we soon give up and have another one in my house. The kids love it and quite frankly they are just my alibi for making it so often. It's a great snack for...

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Pasta with Artichokes

Pasta with Artichokes

Artichokes can be quite intimidating...but don't worry, you are in good hands! This recipe is so scrumptious and perfect for a dish in spring and summer. You will find below a description packed with useful tips! Enjoy!

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Pea and Mint Soup

Pea and Mint Soup

Peas and mint soup...yum! This is a wonderful dish in spring. The colour, the texture and the flavour will spread lots of happiness on your dining table! 

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Spaghetti all Carbonara

Spaghetti all Carbonara

    Every time we come back from holiday we crave this dish and it is the first we cook: Spaghetti alla Carbonara! (or rather Linguine, because we prefer it in this dish to the more traditional spaghetti). The sauce in this dish is very dense and creamy. The traditional recipe gets its creaminess from the eggs and cheese. There is a nice contrast between the delicate sweetness of the caramelised onions, the saltiness of the bacon and abundant Parmesan cheese, and the strong aroma of the generous black pepper. It is a simple dish but so easy to get...

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Frollini - or Italian Shortbread cookies

Frollini - or Italian Shortbread cookies

I used to make these cookies with my mum and now I am often enjoying making them with our kids. They are packed with memories of laughter and good time for me. 

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