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A Mediterranean Feast to discover through:

  • Handpicked: Mediterranean products, where to buy them and recommended kitchen tools
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  • What's cooking: ideas and recipes to cook for your family and friends

Each week a new article recommending a gastronomic adventure: from classic recipes from the Cote d'Azur to Italian and international recipes using local Mediterranean ingredients.

All recommendations and articles on this blog are based on products, restaurants, tool, and events I use or have attended personally.

Below the latest posts:


How to make Italian Gnocchi

How To Make Italian Gnocchi

Making Italian gnocchi from scratch is not difficult, in this step by step video I show how to make two different versions of gnocchi: fluffy and small gnocchi and firm and larger gnocchi. Watch the video below and you will see how easy it is. Jump to Recipe Jump to Video Print Recipe Why two versions of gnocchi? Depend on how you want… Read more →

Easy Ratatouille Recipe Baked

Easy Ratatouille Recipe Baked

This is an easy ratatouille recipe, quicker and healthier to make than a traditional one and you are not compromising in taste and creaminess. Jump to Recipe :  Jump to Video Print Recipe A traditional ratatouille can be very labor intensive to make as all the vegetables should be fried separately to preserve their creamy taste. With this method, all the… Read more →

Deep Fried Eggplant Balls

Deep Fried Eggplant Balls

Deep fried eggplant balls is a classic recipe from the South of Italy, flavoured with basil, garlic and Parmesan, even the fuzziest children will devour those delightful vegetable bites. They are perfect to serve as a starter, on a buffet table or as canapes. Jump to Recipe :  Jump to Video : Print Recipe Make sure you read the recipe… Read more →

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