Small chickpea croquettes with cilantro and pistachios pesto

vegetarian croquettes

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For no particular reason or hidden childhood memories or anecdotes, I love meatballs (and meatloaf also) perhaps more than anything else. It is clear that with such a preamble, you will understand that every time I see a recipe for meatballs or vegetarian croquette, I fall in love immediately. Read more

Tomatoes stuffed with rice and herbs

tomates farcis au riz

I have been waiting good tomatoes all year, and when the right time comes I buy any sorts of tomatoes, without even knowing what I’m going to use them for. I often stuff tomatoes with tuna and boiled eggs, since it’s very easy and can be prepared super fast. Read more

Green bean and fresh coconut salad

fagiolini verdi e cocco fresco

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I don’t know which one I like better, green beans or coconut. I could eat the first one cooked in any way and several times during the week; what I like about coconut is its taste no matter the recipe, sweet or savoury. Read more

Zucchini, dill and mint “pancakes” (Mücver)

zucchini pancakes

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I admit that this time it has been very very hard taking pictures because I could not resist to these zucchini, dill and mint pancakes. Accomplice, an Italian friend who was visiting us from Italy. We ate so much of these savoury pancakes, that having managed to take some decent photos is a real miracle…

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Pea and orange soup

crema di piselli e arancia

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On one hand, the 21st of March, or in other words, the official first day of spring has already passed and I’m fantasizing about cold and refreshing summer soups, despite the capricious weather. Read more