Vegan ‘Paella’

Last year, I posted the recipe for a Chicken & Prawn Paella. I have prepared this on several occasions, both as a weeknight dinner and also to serve it when we have guests over. It is always a great go-to dish, and with a bottle of wine… it’s just perfect! 😀 For this recipe, I…

Korean BBQ Lentils

Lentils are a staple ingredient in my pantry. Since I rarely cook meat at home, I very often opt for these versatile legumes. You can very easily substitute ground meat for lentils in various recipes. Some people think that they are bland, however it all depends on how you cook them. I generally prefer to…

Cheesy Zucchini Muffins

It is the season for BBQs and picnics, when everyone prepares meals and snacks to share with their family and friends. I have a perfect food item for your next get-together! 🙂 These savoury cheesy zucchini muffins are easy to make and sooo delicious! They can be eaten on their own or served with a…

Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Potato Gnocchi is a popular classic Italian meal. It is a very simple dish, yet so many of us are hesitant to make them. They do take some time and work to prepare. However, once they are well made, I like to call them ‘Fluffy Pillows of Potato’! 🙂 When I make them, I prefer…

Lemon ‘Cheesecake’ with a hint of Earl Grey

During our vegan challenge, a sweets festival was held here in Budapest. Various vendors set up stalls in one of the main squares and sold their heavenly products to the crowd. We decided to pop by and admire the works of art made out of chocolate and other candy, the beautifully decorated cakes and the stunning macaroons…

Quiche

Quiche is another all time favourite at home. It is great for Sunday brunch, light lunch or even dinner accompanied with a leafy salad. It is very simple to make! The basic ingredients for a quiche are the pastry, eggs and milk or cream. You can then opt for a vegetarian version or add meat if…

Qassatat tal-Piżelli

Last week, I was really craving some Maltese qassatat. These are the fast food of Malta, along with the pastizzi, square pizza, sausage rolls and various pies. In almost every village you will find that small shop selling these tasty snacks. I had never made them before, but knowing I would not find something similar here…