Curry and coconut eggplant stew

aubergines au coco et cari

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I know it’s a little bit too early to “talk” about eggplants, but I waited so long for a more decent and warmer weather that I cannot cook/eat all those vegetables that I cooked since November anymore. Here in Montreal days are finally longer and the temperature is super nice, this means that dream recipes include just spring and summer vegetables. Read more

Chard and ricotta cheese savory pie

torta-salata-bietole-e-ricotta

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More or less every weekend I make a vow, promising myself not to eat bread the following week. And more or less every week, I end up postponing that promise because I can’t help myself; I am too much in love with any kind of bread and carbohydrates in general… It might be for this reason that when there is no more bread around, I am ready to make something that gives me the same satisfaction. Read more

Barley with porcini mushroom and butternut

soupe-dorge-avec-courge-et-champignons

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Another recipe with butternut you would say? Well, yes, another recipe with butternut. And being honest I don’t think it will be last one, and I pretty sure that as soon as you will try this barley soup with porcini mushroom and butternut, you agree with me…. Read more

Roasted carrot hummus

hummus-de-carottes

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How I often say, I’m not a big fan of carrots, but I admit that in some recipes they are damn good. Considering that the basket of the organic vegetables that I receive every week always contains fresh carrots (the ones with the green part still attached ;p) and that I had leftover of chickpeas, I decided to make some homemade roasted carrot hummus. Read more

Purple cauliflower and pear flan with roquefort sauce

sformato di cavolo viola e pere

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I’m very proud of this cauliflower and pear flan, to be honest. Born by chance, aimed to “save” some pears bought more for their beautiful color rather than their taste (and also to prevent myself from finishing all the roquefort with a baguette), this cauliflower flan was a really nice surprise that came out of my oven, both for its flavor and for its beautiful color. Read more