This is one of those healthier bakes that you can still make very quickly. Instead of the pasta shells you can also use the cannelloni tubes. The filling is made from ricotta, ground hazelnuts and broccoli. I used 10 giant pasta shells and this serves 2 to 3 persons. You will need: 10 pasta shells. 75g uncooked broccoli 50g hazelnuts 100g ricotta 1 egg … Read More Quick healthy stuffed pasta shells baked in the oven
Category: Savoury Food
In Episode 1, Dorian focuses on easy drinking. His tip for the summer is that it is important to store all wines in the right place. For example if you still prefer red wines in the summer, you need to make sure that they are store in a place where the temperature is stable. According to Dorian there are no bad wines, it all … Read More Summer Lifestyle: Which Wine ?
I like to make crispy fritters in the oven using hardly any added fats. I lightly coat the fritters and flour and brush them with olive oil to make them crispier.
The mixture easily holds together. I served with tzaziki but if you are in a rush, simply mix some Greek yoghurt with fresh mint, salt and a pinch of dried mint to use as a dipping sauce. I just love these and could eat them every day
Zucchini/courgettes and the round light green marrows that are so common here all make great fritters
I use small Zucchini [Qarabali/marrows], round mini ones that I harvested this week. Here is the shrub and we ate these vegetables literally within a couple of hours from when they were harvested. You cannot get much fresher than that !
‘Episode 3 of Life and Style weekend brings together a bunch of brilliant people and it was an afternoon of laughter and fun which is how life should ideally be. Nevertheless it not always is but Saturday was certainly a special day for me as I ended in Pippa’s house eating her fabulous baked macaroni, followed by home made lemon ice cream and mqaret. It cannot get much better than that. Thank you Pippa and John
Gozitan ftira is ideal for a party, to serve with drinks. My preference is always for homemade, no matter what it may be and although it is very easy to make the dough, ftira dough is available in most local bakeries and provides a quick shortcut.
‘baking is a therapy for me, dipping my hands in flour and transforming it into light bakes, I could do it forever. I have also tried these muffins with spelt flour and I love its silkiness and nutty flavor. You do get a lighter texture with self raising flour in this recipe though. A few of my readers requested chicken muffins and here they … Read More Chicken Muffins
Supper tonight is a simple tart with fresh poached salmon, and Toasted Walnuts accompanied with a simple mixed leaf salad. I like the texture of the finished pastry of this recipe. Always willing to try something new, I added a whole egg rather than an egg yolk to the dough and I ended up with a very workable dough with literally no cracks and … Read More Salmon and Walnut Tart