Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Cornbread - A favorite childhood treat


Cornbread is a popular type of bread loved by many people for its texture and aroma

Cornbread is a popular type of bread loved by many people for its texture and aroma. Slightly sweet, with a tender crumb thanks to the buttermilk, this is not only good on its own, but perfect when combined with savory ingredients like soups or stews.



Monday, April 28, 2014

Sautéed shrimp with tomatoes and spinach - A quick lunch


Simple, delicious and quick to cook, sautéed shrimp with fresh cherry tomatoes and spinach is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner

Simple, delicious and quick to cook, sautéed shrimp with fresh cherry tomatoes and spinach is an excellent choice for lunch. This dish is nutritious and healthy and it's packed with lovely flavors. The tender shrimp is complemented beautifully by the sweetness of the tomatoes and the spinach adds an overall freshness to the plate. Toss it with your favorite pasta or serve it over rice.


Saturday, April 26, 2014

Fruit porridge - Breakfast in a glass

Start your day with a healthy, nutritious and delicious breakfast

Porridge (also called oatmeal) is a nutritious and healthy dish that is usually served for breakfast. Typically, oats are boiled in milk or water but this fruit porridge is made in advance by combining yogurt, oats, seeds and different flavors and refrigerated overnight therefore no cooking is involved. 


Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Spring salad - A healthy and balanced diet option

Prepared with fresh cherry tomatoes, lettuce, spinach, arugula, radishes, mozzarella, prosciutto and soft boiled eggs, this salad is light yet nourishing

After a true Ester feast with specific appetizers, lamb main courses and desserts, a healthy spring salad is more than welcome. Prepared with fresh cherry tomatoes, lettuce, spinach, arugula, radishes, mozzarella, prosciutto and soft boiled eggs, this salad is light yet nourishing.



Monday, April 21, 2014

Vanilla ice cream - A refreshing dessert


Homemade vanilla ice cream is an amazing frozen dessert that is just perfect for a warm spring or summer day and it's always a family favorite

Homemade vanilla ice cream is an amazing frozen dessert that is just perfect for a warm spring or summer day and it's always a family favorite. A short list of ingredients ensures a refresh-tasting ice cream, rich and smooth that melts in your mouth! 


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Mushroom-bell pepper pasta - A simple and healthy vegan dish

 This recipe combines the nutritional benefits of both mushrooms and bell-pepper in a delicious pasta dish

If you are a vegetarian or simply you want to switch your diet to a non-meat, non-dairy meal plan for a period of time, a vegan pasta will be a healthy and nourishing choice. This recipe combines the nutritional benefits of both mushrooms and bell-pepper in a delicious pasta dish.


Saturday, April 12, 2014

Pancakes - A delicious weekend breakfast

Homemade pancakes are a beautiful and delicious choice for the weekend breakfast or brunch

Homemade pancakes are a beautiful and delicious choice for the weekend breakfast or brunch. They are moist, light and just melt in your mouth. Top them with honey or maple syrup and they'll taste heavenly! 


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mushroom stuffed chicken breast - A special dinner dish

incredible tasting mushroom stuffed chicken breasts wrapped in bacon will be the perfect choice

If you are looking for a special dinner dish, these incredible tasting mushroom stuffed chicken breasts wrapped in bacon will be the perfect choice. The tender meat blends very well with the soft and flagrant mushrooms. The bacon elevates the flavor and adds a nice texture to the overall dish.



Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Tomato soup - Simple and delicious

A simple but delicious homemade tomato soup is a wonderful spring time treat

A simple but delicious homemade tomato soup is a wonderful spring time treat. It has a silky and light texture which complements its fresh taste beautifully. The tomatoes are cooked in a well seasoned broth and pureed into a creamy soup. Serve it warm or cold with toasted  bread or grilled cheese croutons!



Saturday, April 5, 2014

Plum dumplings - A sweet childhood memory

 Fresh and sweet dark plumps are wrapped in a potato dough, similar to Italian potato gnocchi, and coated with a bread crumbs mixture

Plum dumplings is a traditional Eastern European dessert. Fresh and sweet Italian dark plumps are wrapped in a potato dough and coated with a lightly sweet bread crumbs mixture.  



Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fresh trout with mushroom risotto - A beautiful dinner for two

Fresh trout directly from the fish market paired with a beautiful mushroom risotto and is the perfect recipe for a lovely dinner for two

Risotto is a staple dish in the Italian cuisine. The classic Arborio rice, used in risotto, is slow-cooked so it releases its starch, giving risotto its rich and creamy consistency. Mushrooms, shrimps, scallops and different types of poultry and vegetables can be added to this traditional Italian dish which will enhance the its flavors even more. On the other hand, trout is always a healthy choice due to a large number of health benefits associated with it, like reducing the risk of death by heart attack, stroke or heart disease. 


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Bread rolls - A wonderful aroma

Soft and tender bread rolls are very versatile and suit every taste

Soft and tender bread rolls are very versatile and suit every taste. From the traditional French roll, whole wheat rolls to dinner rolls with rosemary and brie, you will find them perfect to complement every meal.