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Italian rice stuffed tomatoes

Italian Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

These rice stuffed tomatoes are a classic Italian recipe, they can be prepared ahead of time and baked just before dinner. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Find the video recipe below They are a great option for vegetarian, celiac and even vegan as the cheese is an optional ingredient. The rice to use is Carnaroli rice, which is the same… 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 :  Print Recipe Recipe Video below 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 :  Print Recipe Make sure you read the recipe before you make them.… Read more →

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

If you want to lose weight while satisfying your cravings for lasagna, a healthy eggplant Parmesan is all you need. Similar to the Greek moussaka, eggplant parmesan is a complete meal, but while most recipes fried the eggplants, here I grill them and then bake it. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Video recipe below Frankly, I prefer a Parmigiana with… Read more →

Mediterranean picnic with horses

Ferragosto: a Mediterranean picnic “English style”

Packing only local products, here are some ideas to enjoy a Ferragosto Mediterranean picnic “English style”, with horses, dog and picnic basket. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe Ferragosto is a traditional Mediterranean holiday in Italy, France and Spain, celebrating the Assumption of Mary. Typically most people are on vacation, and many prepare a picnic spending the day outdoors. Unfortunately,… Read more →

Black Olives Tapenade Recipe

Black Olives Tapenade Recipe

Tapenade is an olive paste usually served over some crostini bread or bruschette. It is a mix of black olives, anchovies, garlic, capers, thyme, lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe This is the traditional recipe from Provence, but ingredients and flavors are added or changed all the times. This recipe has a perfect balance… Read more →

Rissole à la Dauphine

Rissole à la Dauphine

Escoffier uses rissole as a generic term for starters which includes a filling made of salpicon wrapped in a pastry that can be of different kinds: brioche pastry without sugar, puff pastry or short pastry, usually, fried. Salpicon is a generic term for a mix of different ingredients minced and combined with a sauce.   Jump to Recipe :  Print Recipe I… Read more →