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…

Miso Rice with Brussels Sprouts & Peanuts

Recently, while browsing on the internet, I came across a recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi which really caught my attention. It included various ingredients which I really like and never thought of combining together. This recipe includes Brussels sprouts, a favourite vegetables of mine which however I always end up roasting or pan grilling. This is…

Broccoli Soup

How can anyone say no to a hot bowl of soup… especially on these cold evenings when you just got home after a long day at work? They are filling, comforting and easy to prepare. They are also great to serve as a starter course during the upcoming festive meals. However, the best thing about…

Spiced Tofu with Aubergine & Spicy Tomato Sauce

Tofu is popular among the vegan community. Others do not find it appealing, particularly because of its subtle flavour. This recipe gives a boost to the ‘flavourless’ tofu with a Chinese five-spice coating and a bath of spicy tomato sauce. The third component in this recipe is the sweet and salty addition of the aubergine,…

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…

Warm Autumn Salad

Now that the weather is getting a bit fresher, we tend to eat less fresh Summer salads. This however does not mean that we stop eating healthy food. Being mainly on a vegetarian diet, my fridge is always stocked with various fresh fruit and vegetables. As you may have noticed from previous blog posts, I…

Roasted Red Pepper & Sweet Potato Soup

Winter is the season of healthy yummy soups. I make soups at least once a week because they are very comforting, easy to make and simply delicious. The soup I make mostly depends on the available produce at the market. This week I felt adventurous and wanted to try something different. I had never made this…

Butternut Squash Soup

During the holiday season, I guess most of us indulged in too much delicious food and yummy desserts. However, most of us are now watching what we eat more and maybe trying to get back on track to a healthy way of eating and living. We love eating soups in Winter. They are healthy, very comforting, something warm…

Salmon Fillets with Blueberries and Blackcurrant Sauce

Most of the times I cook salmon at home, I go for the classic pan-seared fillet of salmon in an orange reduction or else marinated in an asian-inspired mixture. A couple of weeks ago, I came across this recipe which was really interesting and combines berries with salmon. The original recipe required blueberries, however I…

Zucchini Boats

When I was a child, I remember I did not like zucchini at all. My mum used to stuff them and put them in the oven or cook them in vegetable broth along with tiny pasta and other chopped up vegetables. In Malta, we call it Brodu bil-qarabagħli mimli. I remember I used to eat the filling and…