Hints & Tips: Family meals

entertaining, organizing, family meals and nutritional facts

Jam! I Will Not Let The Peach Season End

Peach is definitely one of our favourite fruits. When summer comes, I cannot miss this opportunity to indulge my family with these sweet and juicy fresh fruits: white, yellow, peach, nectarine. Save Our favourites are the flat peaches, we can eat 2 kilos per day. Too bad peach trees are difficult to maintain and require a lot of treatment. Seen… Read more →

School lunch ideas

Rap the Wrap! – Video Tutorial

1 Back to School: Healthy School Lunch Ideas by Laura on 10th September 2015 in Hints & Tips: Family meals, What’s Cooking • 0 Comments It is always a struggle to come up with healthy new school lunch ideas. Francesco’s elementary school in Saint Paul has what I would describe as a Michelin Star canteen, with a menu and gourmet standard one would expect of a… Read more →

How to Clean an Artichoke – Video Tutorial

1 Warm Artichoke, Parmesan, Garlic Spread by Laura on 5th March 2016 in Recipes, Starters • 2 Comments I came across this recipe on the FOOD52 community, and it was love at first sight. The creator of this recipe is Mindy Arbo and I would like to thank her for posting this incredible recipe. I love every single ingredient in it, so I decided to give… Read more →

If You Cannot Stock Up on Petrol, Stock Up Your Pantry

Save the fuel ! https://t.co/1i9r3ilH5J — Laura Tobin (@lauratobin) May 24, 2016 This is a busy period of the year here on the French Riviera: Cannes Film Festival, ‘Cold Play’ Concert, Monaco Grand Prix ……. and maybe, like me, you are stuck in traffic because of the national public transport strike or queuing at gas stations because of the strike… Read more →

Conversion Charts for Cooking

I want to dedicate this post to the entire International Community: those who like to cook recipes from all over the world. It can be confusing to convert temperature, weight, volume from Imperial to Metric and vice versa, so I want to make your life easier. You can use Apps or converter tables where you type the number and you… Read more →