Probably if you were asked what is the italian national dish, you would confidently reply: pizza. If so, you'll surprise to know that many Italians would answer, instead: pasta and beans. A dish present in all italian regions, from the Alps to the Mediterranean. Why so popular? When in 1999 the New York Times asked [...]
Combining amazing ingredients such as quinoa, oat bran and berries I prepared a tasty breakfast providing vitamins, minerals and fibers.
From time to time it happens to hear warnings about coffee consumption. I do not care much about it since I know what’s the matter with coffee: it is a controversial and deeply debated beverage. No doubts, an excessive consumption of it it’s unhealthy: the addiction to caffeine can lead to chronic exhaustion and fatigue.But what [...]
Whole wheat homemade pasta in a tasty sauce of tomatoes, carrots and peppers
Traditional basil pesto is one of my all time favorites, when it comes to adding flavor too any dish. Whether it's fish, potatoes, salads, pasta... You name it - green pesto works perfectly with it. I was however tempted to try a different variation of this delicious food so I made a pea pesto and [...]
Happy New Years, everyone! I hope that 2012 will be full of lovely memories and fun moments and that all your wishes and ambitions for the new year will come true! I spent the evening at my parents home. My brother and I both live in different places than our parents - i live in [...]