Italian Turkey Burger

THE ITALIAN TURKEY BURGER

Heinz Tomate Ketchup is organizing a contest “your burger on the menu” (translated…) and I thought it would be fun to participate! You can share your extraordinary burger and if ...

Cold Pasta Salad

COLD WHOLE WHEAT PASTA SALAD

Ok it’s official…I’m eating whole wheat pasta and so does my love! It has taken us some time though. Obviously the taste is different than ‘normal’ pasta and we adore ...

Asparagus & Parmesan cheese Frittata

ASPARAGUS & PARMESAN CHEESE FRITTATA

Yet another 3 ingredient only recipe (if I leave the salt, pepper and olive oil out of it ;) )…I might get addicted to these simple yet tasteful recipes!! The ...

Torta della Nonna

HOW TO STAY FIT & GRANDMA’S CAKE

Today it was time  for the annual (non competitive!!) swimming contest at the Lake Maggiore. I participate for a few years now and still love it. With almost 800 persons we get in the lake in Angera and we come out in Arona after 1.2km. Not to win a medal or any other price, just for […]

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PEARL BARLEY SALAD

7 YEAR-ITALY-ANNIVERSARY & COLD PEARL BARLEY SALAD

Hooray!! Today is my 7 year anniversary of living in Italy! That means 7 years of full immersion in the Italian cuisine. And lets be honest, who gets to eat delicious Italian food every day, may call herself a lucky girl :) What’s my favorite food? Pizza What do I eat since I live in Italy? Farro, […]

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Spinach-Lime-Peach Smoothie

SPINACH-LIME-PEACH SMOOTHIE

Yum yum yum! Another green smoothie that you must give a try: Spinach, Lime and Peach Smoothie. Absolutely salivating! Fresh, a bit sweet and very healthy. I even got my mom convinced with this one :) Lekker, lekker, lekker! Hier nog een groene smoothie die je echt even zelf moet proeven: Spinazie, Limoen en Perzik Smoothie. Gewoonweg […]

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Healthy Salad Dressing

5 X HEALTHY SALAD DRESSING

The dressing can make or break a salad if you ask me. If you choose the right dressing it really gives that extra that turns your salad from a good one in a delicious one. Or it can completely ruin your salad…it’s all possible! I really don’t like to add mayonnaise to a salad dressing for […]

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Fresh Cucumber Smoothie

FRESH CUCUMBER SMOOTHIE

I wrote it in an earlier post: I love green smoothies. Today a super tasty green vitamin bomb of cucumber, lime and mint: my Fresh Cucumber Smoothie! Extremely good, fresh and healthy. You should absolutely try this one out for yourself!! Ik schreef het al in een eerdere post: ik ben weg van groene smoothies. Vandaag een […]

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Stuffed Eggs

BEST STUFFED EGGS!

It’s true, my dad makes the best stuffed eggs ever!! It’s not his own recipe but one from the Italian cookbook “Il talismano della felicità”, in other words The Talisman of Happiness. And these delicious stuffed eggs definitely give a moment of happiness. My dad makes them for years now. Every (birthday) party he presents […]

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