Yogurt cake

Probably the easiest cake recipe ever. This is a french cake whose primary ingredient is yogurt. This is probably the first cake I baked as a child with my mom, so for those who feel like cake but don’t want anything challenging or others who are looking to cook with young children this recipe is…

Aloo Paratha

Indian’s favourite breakfast. Easy and tasty! Ingredients Wheat flour – 500 gm or 2 Cups Boiled Potatoes – 2 Onion chopped – 1 Green chilly chopped – 2 Roasted Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp Salt – 1 1/2 Tsp Vegetable oil – 4 Tbsp Preparation To prepare the dough take the wheat flour, add half…

Gratin Dauphinois

Here is one the French’s favourite family meal. Easy and tasty! Preparation time : 25 minutes Cooking time : 50 minutes (or less) Ingredients 1,5 kg of potatoes 2 garlic cloves 30 cl of double cream 1 L milk 2 teaspoons of grounded nutmeg Grated cheese (preferably gruyère) Pepper and salt Preparation Skin the potatoes,…

Easy and quick calzone

Are you tired from a long day and need a quick and delicious recipe for dinner? I got you. Try this calzone: it doesn’t require leavening and you can cook it in a pan. Is there anything better you could ask for? Ingredients: 300 grams of flour 170 ml of lukewarm water 1/2 of a…

3 winter cocktails

The weekend is right two days aways and we’re all about to meet some friends in a pub, grab a drink or two and have fun. Besides, diet can wait until Monday comes, am I right? Here are three recipes for some homemade cocktails that you can enjoy with your friends when it’s too cold…

Chocolate salami

Anyway you call it, this dessert is known by everyone in Italy and it’s largely appreciated. Even if it entered the list of italian traditional agricultural products and in Italy it’s known as English salami, this is a typical dish from Portugal, where it’s called Salame de Chocolate instead. It’s the classic dessert for inexperienced cookers or…

Mindful eating: being present and feeling better

“Mindfulness” is a largely used term nowadays,  or at least we’ve surely heard of it, but we don’t seem to get its real meaning. According to the dictionary, this word refers to the mental state achieved by concentrating on the present moment and it’s a technique used to help relax. It’s a way to re-connect the…

Overnight Porridge

Porridge  The best thing about a good porridge (a traditionnal english meal) is that it’s one of the most versatile and complete dishes that you can make. It’s perfect for breakfast, but also at lunch or for dinner if you prefer a savoury version. It takes only a very few minutes to prepare. You can…

Keftedakia (meatballs)

Keftedes or keftedakia: A traditional greek plate full of memories and flavorings. The absolute greek “comfort food”. The meatballs can be served as tapas with wine, beer or as ouzo, or as a snack at any time of the day. We can also put them in sandwiches or even serve them in family gatherings, parties…

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…

Apple & blackberry crumble?

We know that you like fruits and this is normal because they are tasty and you can relish on them. So how about apples and blackberries? They can be your perfect breakfast or brunch. The Recipe Ingredients 120g plain flour 60g caster sugar 60g unsalted butter at room temperature, cut into pieces 300g Braeburn apple…

Fried ice cream

FRIED ICE CREAM RECIPE Although stories can vary on the origin of fried ice cream, you are more likely to find this crispy-cold treat in Asian and Mexican restaurants as both nationalities want to appropriate the recipe, which we can understand since it is so tasty! Fried ice cream is a dessert made for people…