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Don’t you think it’s fascinating that through our senses, especially through taste and smell, we are able to recall so many memories of a particular time in our life, of a season, or of a person?  This happens to me continuously and I am sure that it happens to you as well. One particular ingredient […]

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Stuffed squid with ricotta

Photo by David Caruana   Only your culinary creativity can limit your ideas on how to cook and serve squid or calamari. I feel that this mollusc can be combined with a variety of ingredients especially vegetables. Artichokes, courgettes, spinach and even broad beans marry well with squid. So have a look at your vegetable […]

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The sauce makes it one of my favourites! Ingredients for 4 persons: 4 calamari cherry tomatoes half glass balsamic vinegar 1 tblsp honey extra virgin olive oil salt Clean the calamari and cut from one side forming rings without slicing all the way down so that the rings are still attached to the body of […]

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Home sweet home!

After spending some time in the UK amidst fresh weather and English food I must say I deeply missed our Mediterranean diet! Not that we always ate roast beef and chips (since we visited an Italian restaurant more than once) but it still feels soothing to gurgle down some pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes or […]

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Low calorie pasta

An Italian classic, very light, low in calories and deliciously tempting… pasta with rocket and cherry tomatoes. Ingredients for 4 persons: 400gr brown pasta 10 cherry tomatoes bunch of rocket leaves good quality olive oil ricotta salata (can be substituted with parmesan) salt & pepper Bring the water to boil and add some salt, throw […]

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To bake or not to bake!

I always kept back from experimenting with pastry and doughs however when I tried the pizza dough I received quite positive feedback so I decided to give baking a chance! On Saturday we were invited over to a friends’ house for platters and wine, hence I rolled up my sleeves and prepared some focaccias to […]

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“Vongole, Vongole Fresche!”

A visit to the fish shop created a feast of fish based dishes on our table during this long weekend… since the waters were calm the availability of fresh fish was at its peak and thus we took the opportunity to do some shopping! Here is an easy recipe which will take you little time […]

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