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Category: Dinner

Giulia’s Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

Giulia’s Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

Every Sunday Giulia would have lunch with her grandma on her mother’s side. On the way to la nonna, her parents would always stop by at a little pastificio located in a piazza in the centre of Giulia’s hometown in Abruzzo province to get fresh […]

Tofu Kimchi Dumplings

Tofu Kimchi Dumplings

Korean dumplings (mandu) come with various fillings, including meat, tofu, kimchi. These ingredients can be combined or used separately. Inspired by a Korean friend who showed us how to make mandu, I put together ingredients used traditionally in Korean dumplings (tofu, kimchi, mung bean sprouts) […]

Quick Pasta with King Oyster Mushrooms and Miso

Quick Pasta with King Oyster Mushrooms and Miso

If you ask me, I think that miso goes with everything. This quick pasta takes no time. Great weekday lunch. Quick Pasta with Oyster Mushrooms and Miso Serves:3 Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredientes 200g penne 500g king oyster mushrooms or any just oyster mushrooms, diced […]

Thai Red Fish Curry

Thai Red Fish Curry

This curry recipe can be tweaked according to your preferences. Use beef, chicken or tofu instead of fish. If needed, you can replace fish sauce with soy sauce or simply add more salt. Getting pea eggplants may be tricky outside of South-East Asia. I do […]

Red Curry Paste (Prik Gaeng Ped)

Red Curry Paste (Prik Gaeng Ped)

When traveling in Thailand three years ago, I took a class at Chef Leez cooking school. Ever since, I have been pounding my own curry pastes. Made them in Iraq and Jordan, where I lived before, using more local ingredients. I believe in authenticity but […]

Kimchi Stew with Tuna

Kimchi Stew with Tuna

Kimchi stew is a staple of Korean cuisine. It is a perfect comfort food that takes only half an hour to make and can be customized depending if you are vegan or carnivore. This stew can be prepared with your choice of fish or meat. […]

Carrot-pea and thyme bread

Carrot-pea and thyme bread

This vegan carrot-thyme cake is ready in no time and requires no yeast. It goes great with stews and soups! Carrot-pea and thyme breadCooking time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 glass wholemeal flour 1/3 glass of oil or olive oil 1 tsp salt […]

Shimeji Omelette on Rice

Shimeji Omelette on Rice

This omelette is inspired by a dish that we ate in a random CafĂ© in Bangkok. This recipe is a mix between scrambled eggs and an omelette cooked in a way that the yolk stays runny and even the white is not quite firm. End […]

Quick puttanesca-inspired pasta with tofu

Quick puttanesca-inspired pasta with tofu

This sauce is super tasty and super quick, it’s done in the time it takes to cook your pasta so from start to finish it’s a 15 minute meal. Adding tofu is anything but traditional but it’s a great option for pasta lovers who like […]

Feta, bell pepper and thyme tart

Feta, bell pepper and thyme tart

More-ish feta tart with bell pepper, thyme and black olives. Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredientes Round baking tin – 20 cm. diamater Parchment paper Pastry 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 tbsp yogurt or cream 250 g cold butter, […]