Kale and spinach spätzli

homemade spatula with kale

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Kale and spätzli are rarely mixed together, at least for me. Spätzli is a typical recipe of Germany, Switzerland, Austria and northern Italy. The kale, in Italy sometimes is known as “Black of Tuscany”, is the main ingredient of some traditional recipes around Florence and Siena.. Read more

Red lentil soup with mint eggplant

Soupe de lentilles rouges

 

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Do you have any good reason to not eat eggplants? If yes, it has to be really valid. Eggplants are, indeed, among my favorite vegetables, if you review the recipes in the blog archive, you could easily see that they are very popular, even a star I’d say. Read more

Eggplant humus with tofu salad

eggplant humus with tofu salad

In my entire life I’ve never stolen, I pay my bills regularly, I am a faithful person and I don’t lie … except at customs. Not always, but sometimes returning from Italy I happen to have some food hidden in my luggage. I’m aware that it’s not a good deed, but the temptation always wins. Read more

Eggplant and feta balls

eggplant and feta balls

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You can trust eggplants. They never deceive you. Yes, I know, sometimes they can be bitter, but something unexpected can always happen, can’t it? These eggplant and feta balls are the last things I cooked before I left for my holidays in Italy, with the idea to empty my fridge as much as possible. Read more

Cold nettle soup with Greek yoghurt

 

Cold nettle soup

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Just to make it clear: this is the first time I’ve cooked nettle. The memories of the itches on my legs, even after several years, are still there. But finally my curiosity won over the “bad itching memories”, and so I went home with a lot of organic nettle. I wish I had a mirror when I tasted the first spoon of this soup. Read more