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...

Cannellini beans and cherry tomatoes soup

Beans are a staple food of Italian cuisine: cooked with pasta, rice, or in soups, beans are found everywhere. They are an excellent substitute to meat, especially paired with wholewheat pasta or rice, so to boost their protein content. Neapolitan people cook a lot...

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...

Courgette and ricotta balls

It’s often hard to convince children to eat their veggies: anything green in colour is looked at very suspiciously. And so start the endless arguments, coercions, tears, and so on. We’ve all been there, and dinner time can become a nightmare. But it...

Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil

Bruschetta (pronounced broo- skeh-ttah) is a traditional Italian dish: well loved and known across the world, it’s cheap, easy, and quick to prepare, yet it tastes millions! Comsume your bruschetta as an entree or as a light lunch during the hottest summer days....
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