Tomato & Aubergine Risotto

I would eat risotto everyday! It is so delicious… even a simple risotto can be the best food on Earth if made right! It just needs simple quality ingredients, taking their time to meld beautifully together. We love risotto so much, that we hardly ever order it when we eat at restaurants, we have so…

Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce

Coming from the Mediterranean, pasta with tomato sauce has always been a staple in our diet. Sauces are always homemade because they are the best. This recipe is a great way to use the fresh summer tomatoes when they are in abundance. However, we can also enjoy it using canned tomatoes. The result will be…

Homemade Basil Pesto

You might ask yourself: ‘Why would I make my own pesto when I could easily find it ready-made in a jar?’ You are correct, ready made pesto is so convenient and versatile, in fact I  always have some in my cupboard at home, but I can also assure you that home made pesto is at…

Creamy Beetroot Risotto

Beetroots are packed with health benefits. They are low in fat and full of vitamins. The root is sweet and earthy in taste. It is very versatile and can be roasted, turned into a delicious soup or added to a variety of salads. It can be pickled or eaten raw, and it can even be…

Pasta with Creamy Roasted Pumpkin

Pasta is one of the dishes that is loved by many. It is filling, easy to prepare, delicious and can be served with a variety of sauces. I always thought that nothing beats a rich tomato sauce but I have to say that I found a new favourite pasta dish! I love the sweet and…

Pizza time!

Pizza is enjoyed by everyone, from kids to adults. The best thing about it is that it can be personalised and topped with your favourite toppings. You can get store-bought pizza dough at most supermarkets, roll it out and put your desired ingredients on top. But what if you could make your own pizza dough…

Spinach and Asparagus Risotto

Coming from Malta, which is geographically very close to Italy, we share a lot of common aspects between our culture and that of Italy. Particularly when it comes to the two cuisines, there is a lot of overlap, so pasta and risotto dishes are a favourite meal amongst the Maltese people. Risotto can be 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…

Homemade Sweet Potato Ravioli

Last week’s weather here in Budapest was not too nice. We had some cold and very cloudy days… the kind of days where you feel like staying under a blanket watching movies all day long. OK I spent a day like this once but then it got a bit boring for me and decided to do…