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Italian Style Mackerel Balls With Salad For #InsalataDay


A few years ago I was chatting with a group of bloggers and we were wondering about nutrition and cooking and the future of food blogging, after the whole amount of foodporn we daily see on the web. A correct daily diet is important for our health, that’s what medics say, but healthy eating is generally considered […]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Hearty Minestrone Soup


The weather has fooled us again with a chilly spell but a good hearty minestrone soup will see us through it. There’s nothing better than a bowl full of lovely vegetables. It’s the kind of soup that while cooking, fills the room with a smell that makes you hungry. Would you say no to a big […]

Korean Beef And Rice – Great Asian Flavours For Any Day Of The Week


I love food that’s simple to make and packs great flavour, that’s why I’m sharing this lovely Korean Beef and Rice dish. It comes from The Six Sister’s Stuff blog, which features posts that are actually from 6 related sisters! I came across the video and recipe via my Facebook feed and immediately wanted to give […]

Take Your Packet Noodles To The Next Level With This Miso Ramen Noodle Recipe


I love packet noodles, quick to make and very easy to embellish. I often stir fry ginger, chillies and garlic then add the soften packet noodles. For that extra flavour, a big splash of soy sauce. Great for lunch but if you fancy noodles for dinner then you can add carrot, sweet corn and even […]

Gennaro’s Red Chicory And Pancetta Pasta Dish


In season right now, and available from your local market, is red chicory. It’s possible you might know chicory as ‘endive’ (which is what the French call it) but it’s not an alternative name. The endive is a variety of chicory, as explain on Wikipedia. They are closely related and often confused for each other. I often […]

A Great Brazilian Treat For Valentine’s Day – Brigadeiro de Cerveja


For Valentine’s Day, test out your cooking skills by making this lovely Brazilian treat called Brigadeiro de Cerveja (Beer Brigadeiros). If you have the patience and want to impress your loved one on Valentine’s Day itself, this is one recipe you really should have a go at making. It will be worth the effort! The food blogger […]

Weekend Challenge: How To Make A Indian Curry At Home, Lamb Karahi


There’s a problem with trying to make an Indian curry at home. Most of the time, as hard as you try,  it just doesn’t taste like the one you ordered from your local Indian restaurant. However, before we continue, I want to make an important distinction here. I’m not talking about authentic food. To be authentic […]

Gennaro’s Authentic Italian Sausage Risotto


Have you ever tried making risotto with sausage meat? Sausage Risotto is something I’ve wanted to try but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. This great video from Gennaro Contaldo demonstrates how it’s done. And I must say, I never thought of making the risotto with the sausage meat right at the start. He […]

How To Make A Great Ragù For Your Spaghetti Bolognese


  Spaghetti bolognese is just about everyones favourite. It’s served at top restaurants and loved by students. It’s certainly one of my favourite pasta dishes. You can buy bolognese sauce at supermarkets and your local shops but there’s no reason why you can’t make your own ragù alla bolognese – as the Italians actually call it. In […]

How To Make Authentic Spanish Patatas Bravas


Hola!! Today I am going to make one of the most typical Spanish tapas.PATATAS BRAVAS! Oh my! I love bravas. Bravas are something you would order when meeting a friend after work or a day of classes, (or anytime). And best enjoyed sitting at an outdoor cafe with a glass of wine or a beer. They are […]