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Riso e Lenticchie (Rice and Lentils)

This is the time of the year when I start making again soups… not that in Ireland we get very hot summers that would put you off having a hot dish, but generally my brain doesn’t associate soups with summers (only exception would be Gazpacho). 324 more words


Homemade Vegetable Stock

When I was very young, I told my dad that I wanted to be a chef, and cook in a “big person kitchen” like him. I bothered him almost constantly about food, being a chef and culinary school, until eventually he said “Alright honey, if you want to be a chef…” and began to take our time cooking together from me peeling potatoes and being his “taster” to me learning knife skills, seasoning and how to combine flavours and ingredients. 520 more words



For making any soup we generally use vegetable stock. So first I will share the recipe of veg stock/broth.


Take 2 litres of water in a big pan and keep it for boiling. 350 more words


Sautéed Shrimp and Spinach Over Brown Rice


I lb. medium shrimp (cleaned and tail removed)

1 lb. fresh spinach (rinsed and drained well)

3 cloves of garlic (chopped)

1 cup vegetable stock… 82 more words


Ginger Bread covered Duck Breast on Caramelised Onions and Hazelnut Risotto

Last Easter, I was looking through cooking magazines as I was looking for something to cook to impress my family when a photo of what looked like a very delicious dish quickly attracted me. 816 more words


Conchiglie with Courgettes Flowers, Saffron and Mozzarella

The last few days or summer are here before another season will with all it’s colors and nature going into rest for the winter. Autumn is fast approaching and it’s the time of the year when in the past people use to prepare preserves for the winter, stocking up on grains and other basic necessities. 407 more words


Delicious Cannellini Beans with a Dash of Popeye

In the last days of Winter there is nothing as soothing as wrapping cold fingers around a warm bowl of your favourite comfort food. For me, that’s creamy cannellini beans, minus the cream. 322 more words