Classic meal – Lasagna

In the 14th century, the word ‘lasagna’ also meant only a thin piece of dough, which could or could not be cut, cooked, baked or used in layers. From the 15th century onwards, the term lasagna was used more and more as we know it today: lapping dough that is cooked. It takes some time…

Back in the days – Tomato soup

Soup has been around since prehistoric times. If you let water boil in a pan and add various ingredients to it, the taste of the ingredients will mix with the water and you actually have soup. Most of the older people among us can still remember the hard work of soup making. Working several hours…

Easy Summer Food – Wrap with chicken and bell pepper

Do not want to be in the kitchen for a long time with this warm weather? This recipe is quick to prepare! To control the heat, our bodies have to work hard to keep everything under control. That is why a good meal is important so that you have enough fuel in your body to…

Quick and healthy – banana pancakes

  Wakin’ up too early, maybe we could sleep in? I’ll make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now… Jack Johnson knew it all along, banana pancakes are the best and they ‘ll make an ordinary Monday feel like a perfect lazy Sunday. They’re super easy to make and they’re also healthy (what…

Healthy oat bars

One of the weakest moments of the day you get hungry is often around 4 o’clock. Lunch has already gone far and it is still too early to eat. Most muesli bars are packed with sugar, so you only get more appetite. You can usually take fruit, rice cakes with hummus or a handful of…

Caprese

The warm weather is returning to Barcelona! Quick to prepare and a fresh start, the recipe for today will be about Caprese. It is a very light dish that requires no cooking so that all precious ingredients retain their properties. The Caprese salad is best when prepared with daily fresh products, making it a perfect…

Spinach shake

We hear and want it all: eat as many vegetables as possible per day. This is not so simple in everyday life! British research has shown that people who eat five servings of vegetables (375 grams) and 300 grams of fruit daily have 42 percent less chance of premature death than people who eat less…

Braised chicken with Odika sauce

I’m going to make you travel in Africa, specifically in Gabon with a simple and delicious recipe that will seduce, for sure, children and adults. The main ingredient may require you to go in “specialized” stores. The Odika is a sauce made from the fruit of acacias that looks like a wild mango with cocoa…

Boost of vitamin C

Peppers are a good source of vitamin C. The species originates from Central America and was brought to Europe around 1500 by Spaniards. After Spain and Portugal in Europe, it was initially mainly Italy where the peppers were appreciated as a crop. The pepper is absolutely a healthy vegetable that can be eaten every day….

Comfort pasta for rainy days

On rainy days, Barcelona can be somewhat of a depressing city. Everyone misses the sun and hides inside. A good dose of Netflix binge-watching can make you feel better on days like these. Add some good comfort food and your frown will be turned upside down in no time. My ultimate favourite: a nice heavy…

Benefits of Herbs

We know that herbs are good for us. But what specific (and good) benefits they have? We wish to be in good health and live long. However, the reality is different. Sometimes we catch the flu or break something. Or we have long-lasting problems like hair loss or we can’t sleep. Instead of taking drugs,…

Homemade Iced Tea!

 Homemade Iced Tea! You can follow the steps below for this amazing, delicious, easy making Iced Tea! The ingredients you will need: Tea bag – it can be your favorite flavor (herbal, fruit); 3 slices of orange; Grenadine or mango syrup; Fresh rosmarine; Ice cubes. Preparation: Pour hot water into a cocktail mixer along with…

Caramel Apples

Halloween is behind us. But you don’t have to wait for the next Halloween to eat Caramel Apples! Caramel apples or taffy apples are created by dipping or rolling apples-on-a-stick in hot caramel, sometimes then rolling them in nuts or other small savories or confections, and allowing them to cool. Generally, they are called caramel…

Warm Chili con carne for cold daysd

Days are getting shorter and colder. Instead of drinking hot tea, try to warm up with delicious Chili con carne. It’s one of the most popular Spanish food.

Piernik – a Polish special chocolate cake

Chocolate cakes are the best, and piernik is a special one! If we wanted to translate the word “piernik“, it would be “a gingerbread“. However,despite the spices, piernik has nothing to do with a traditional gingerbread or well-known brownie. It is made with cacao (although some people like adding melted dark chocolate) and is baked…

winter cookies

Baking crispy and sweet winter cookies… That’s fun for the whole family during the cold season! When outside the snow is falling there is nothing more cosy than baking some winter cookies. Here is an especially easy recipe, so the whole family can help baking and enjoy the delicious result. Ingredients 500 g flour 250 g sugar 8 g vanilla…

Custard tart, Portuguese dessert

Portugal isn’t far from Spain. So, we should try some of Portuguese cuisine! Does custard tart sound a bell? If it doesn’t, you shouldn’t worry. We will explain to you what is it 🙂 Custard tart is one of Portuguese desserts. Pastel de nata (it’s original name)is tart with a rich egg custard nestled in…

Traditional Catalan dessert – xuixos

Xuixos may sound Chinese, however, it’s one Catalan traditional desserts! Xuixos are deep-fried pastries. Their pronunciation is “shoo-shoo”. They are from Girona, in the northeast of Catalonia. Xuixos are coated with a thin layer of crystallised sugar on the outside, whereas inside there is fluffy crema Catalana. Yummy! Time: around an hour Serving: 12 Ingredients…

Soft Banana Bread

Who doesn’t like banana bread? It is tasty, smells good and sweet. You don’t have to add any additional sugar, since bananas give the bread all sweetness they have. Besides, banana bread is simple to make and you don’t have any special ingredients for it. Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Serving: 1 leaf of…

Stuffed Avocado

Even if you aren’t a fan of avocado you should try the stuffed ones! It is known as “good fat” and is recommended to consume. What does it mean? It contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals to making it a great nutrient dense food choice. Although it’s quite calorific, it’s perfect for heart and skin….