Garden peas hamburgers: quick and easy recipe

I find that the best way to make children eat their greens, it is to make vegetables patties. We Italians call them polpette: they are easy and quick to make, taste good, and they can be packed in the lunch box. Today I am giving you the recipe for garden peas...

Courgettes pancakes with cream sauce and prawns

Usually us mums are more concerned with how to make our children eat more vegetables. However, fussy adult eaters are there, and they are way more difficult than kids. One of them is my partner, Daniel. He’s Swedish, and when I first met him, his idea of a good...

Cherry tomatoes confit

Tomatoes in Britain are tasteless at best. If you’ve ever been to a mediterranean country and ate fresh vegetables there, you will agree with me. However, tomatoes are good for you, and plasticy ones are better than none at all. So, what to do? A good way to go,...

Chickpeas and crabmeat fritters

I am very lucky, my children love eating beans. But their friends don’t. One day, as I had planned to prepare chickpeas for dinner, and had already boiled the pulses, a last minute playdate happened. I had to cook the chickpeas, otherwise I would have to throw...

Spinach frittata: a true italian classic

The spinach frittata is virtually unknown outside Italy, but ask any Italian friends you might have, and they will go: YUM! Spinach frittata is one of the few dishes that has not regionality: it is a true Italian classic. My mum prepared it quite often, and when she...
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