Linguine with tuna

Linguine al tonno Super easy to  make and so tasty, you can’t really go wrong with a nice pasta dish with tuna! For the Italians mums on the run this is a must have dish on the weekly menu. Luisa and I have forgotten about it for the past few years (due to our nightshade intolerance),…

Beetroot and carrots salad

Insalata di carote e barbabietole We fell in love with this salad in New Zealand at a dinner with friends. It is use here to get together for a meal and bring your own dish, so over the years we tried many different dishes and this salad really stood out for us (thanks to Francesca for…

Tagliata with rock salt and rosemary

Tagliata al sale grosso e rosmarino If you like well done meat, this is probably something you don’t want to try. On the other hand if you adore rare meat as we do, you will enjoy this recipe very much. The best cuts to make tagliata are sirloin, scotch fillet and tenderloin. The peculiarity of…

Poached chicken and mango salad

Insalata mista con Pollo e Mango With summer in full swing here in the Southern Hemisphere, we love a salad for dinner. So easy, and quick!! We usually pick up a few mixed leaves (rocket salad, cos lettuce, spinach and beetroot leaves) from our veggie garden and toss them together with some other fresh ingredients….

Stracciatella soup (gluten free)

Stracciatella in brodo senza glutine (for 2 people) The stracciatella soup is originally from the centre of Italy and it’s one of the easiest dish to make. There are a few variants (Stracciatella alla Romana, Stracciatella alla Marchigiana, Stracciatella alla Fiorentina….). As I am from Pesaro, I had to do the Marchigiana version with lemon…

Coconut and almond cookies

Biscotti al cocco e farina di mandorle Almond flour  Farina di mandorle               2 cups 200 g Coconut flour  Farina di cocco               1/2 cup  40 g Unsweetened shredded coconut  Cocco grattuggiato          1 cup   60 g Baking powder…

Millet with veggies and meat

Miglio con carne e verdure “What’s for dinner tonight honey? I don’t know….let’s see what’s in the fridge.” This is how most recipes happen in our home: we have a look at what’s in the fridge (or freezer) and try to make something nice out of nothing (well, Tommy does; I usually need a plan and…

Sweet loaf with sultanas (Gluten Free)

Plumcake senza glutine con uvetta The sweet loaf is one of the easiest cake to make and it’s just perfect for your afternoon tea or for breakfast! Il plumcake all’uvetta é semplicissimo da preparare ed é il dolce perfetto per la colazione o la merenda accompagnato da un caffè o da una fumante tazza di…

Digestive herbal tea

Tisana digestiva Well, we love a good herbal tea! Every evening after dinner, sometimes even on the warmest summer nights, we boil the water to enjoy a cup of warm tea. This one, thanks to the peppermint and the fennel seeds, is the perfect recipe if you’ve had a bit too much food and feel…

Peaches filled with Amaretti cookies

Pesche ripiene agli Amaretti Summer is here and so are the most delicious fruits of the year! This is a traditional recipe in Piedmont, the region north of Italy where Luisa comes from. L’estate é finalmente arrivata e con essa i frutti più deliziosi di tutto l’anno! Questa ricetta con le pesche é tipica del…