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salmone al cartoccio"

“Salmone al cartoccio” – tasty and light Italian recipe

“Al cartoccio” is a cooking technique that I love very much because it’s like cooking in two different ways simultaneously, enjoying the advantages of both of them: the taste of the baked meals and the soft consistency of steamed food. Fish is the best food to cook in this way: cooking it wrapped with baking […] Read more…

Sicilian pumpkin carpaccio

Sicilian pumpkin carpaccio

During a dinner with friends, some days ago, my friend Francesca made me try the Sicilian pumpkin carpaccio, a raw,  marinated pumpkin. In her version (which actually is her mother in law recipe), the pumpkin is cut in pieces, not too thin, and seasoned with pine nuts and garlic (too much garlic in my opinion!). […] Read more…

Lentil and Spinach Salad with Lemon

Lentil and Spinach Salad with Lemon

This lentil and spinach salad with lemon is a fresh, tasty, and nutritious vegan dish that revolves around the unusual pairing of lentils and lemon and is enhanced by fresh spinach leaves, which give it an extra dash of flavour and colour. At it is a cold dish, you can prepare it in advance: it […] Read more…