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beverage

Avocado banana green smoothie

This avocado banana green smoothie is an example that certain combinations of flavors can be unusual or weird but in the end it turns out that they are special and tasty. In this green, thick and soft smoothie I combined banana, avocado, kiwi and arugula. The addition of arugula gives this smoothie a slightly “nutty” […]

finger food

Homemade giant pretzel

The idea of ​​creating a homemade giant pretzel, perfect for an appetizer with friends, was born on a particularly warm spring day. As I was expecting an afternoon with high temperatures, I decided that for this occasion I would prepare a cold aappetizer with different kind of cheese, olives, fruit, vegetables, and sauces. I decided […]

Cakes

Ricotta cream cake with strawberries

Absolutely delicious this ricotta cream cake with strawberries is easy and simple. The part of the cake is a semplified sponge cake with melted butter that makes it perfect to be covered with light cream. The cream itself is made with Italian cow’s milk ricotta cheese, whipping cream and gelatin which makes it spreadable and […]

savory crepes

Russian blini with buckwheat flour

These fantastic savory pancakes are called blini (also blin, bliny, blintchik) and in particular these Russian blini are made of buckwheat flour. Because this recipe uses only buckwheat flour they are gluten free. Traditionally they were prepared at the end of winter on the occasion of maslenica (it is a traditional Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian […]

pancakes

Perfect Greek yogurt pancakes

I know it is dangerous for me to claim that I have found a recipe for perfect Greek yogurt pancakes but these are truly the best American pancakes I have ever eaten. And I must say that I’ve eaten many of them! Not only because I have family members who have lived in America and […]

World of coffee

Coffee custard pie

This tart with coffee custard is for true lovers of bold flavors. The dark cocoa pastry is crisp and not too sweet to compensate for the strong flavor of the cream. The cream is a custard suitable for baking (I modified slightly the original recipe of Maestro Massari) which means it contains a few eggs. […]

buns and rolls

Melon pan – Japenese sweet buns

I always wanted to prepare these sweet Japanese buns called melon pan (メ ロ ン パ ン meronpan) and when I finally when I found a recipe made by a blogger (Nami), who’s blog is all about Japanese cuisine, I knew I absolutely need to make them. I must admit they are delicious. The inside […]

Cheesecake

Mini strawberry cheesecakes

Tell me if these mini strawberry cheesecakes are not just super cute? After a long winter full of colds, that have emptied my body and soul, as soon as I saw some strawberries at the market I decided that spring has officialy began. It does not matter if we have only about 10 degrees (°C) […]

Porridge

How to make overnight oats – basic recipe

The overnight oats is a super easy way to prepare a simple yet healthy breakfast. Just cover your rolled oats with hot or cold liquid and store them in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning you just have to warm them up for a couple of minutes and you have a easy, simple and amazing […]

vegetables

Grated carrot salad with kefir Dijon sauce

There are not a lot of fresh vegetables available in the winter so often I improvise salads with vegetables thet are available throughout the whole year, for example this delicious grated carrot salad. Its simplicity is disarming and the taste is very good thanks to the addition of a savory sauce. The sauce is delicious […]