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,…

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…

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….

Creamy Chia Pudding

What about chia pudding? This food is a true invention in the food industry! Chia pudding is a perfect meal for breakfast, tea meal or even supper. Salvia hispanica (it’s original name) is a species of flowering plant in the mint family. Chia seeds are full of nutrients, vitamins, such as A, B, D and…

Make your own Chocolate Sweets!

Sweets don’t have to be bad for us! Today we have a simple recipe for your own chocolate sweets! They won’t be the same as you can see on the picture, but we guarantee they’ll be delicious! 😉 Time: 1,5 hour Serving: 30 Ingredients 135g crunchy peanut butter 2 tablespoon of dark cacao 125ml milk…

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Who doesn’t like pasta? It’s easy to make and it doesn’t demand much time to cook. e usually eat with tomato sauce, however, spaghetti has much more variations. And Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is one of them! Spaghetti Aglio e Olio contains sauce of olive oil and garlic. But such ingredients like chilli pepper or…

Fideua – Spanish Paella with noodles

Do you know fideua? Perhaps, you know paella. Fideua isn’t very different than this very popular dish in Spain. Fideua is paella, but instead of rice, it’s served with noodles. The name comes from the noodles, fideus, which are used to prepare the dish. Time: 1 hour Serving: 4-5 people Ingredients 400g of fideus 500g…