Tag: Salads

Quick Weekday Meal … Simple Tortiglioni Bolognaise with lots of fresh basil …

Back to work for most of us. if you enjoy your work, its a pleasure to return but if you lack the passion for it you may have the Monday blues this morning…. in a couple of days you may hopefully find the motivation again. I have a very simple dish today, a healthy wholesome and very simple pasta dish with a drizzle of … Read More Quick Weekday Meal … Simple Tortiglioni Bolognaise with lots of fresh basil …

A smooth and spicy guacamole dip …

Still in a mood where I want to see vibrant colors in my food to compliment the holidays, I made a guacamole dip yesterday. As long as the avocados are ripe and you squeeze lime juice straight away to prevent it from loosing its color, you cannot ever go wrong with this dip. I usually like mine with chunks in it, more texture, but … Read More A smooth and spicy guacamole dip …

All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Halloween is here and this is one of the carved pumpkins made by Reuben’s team ! So what’s cooking today ? What do Reuben and his team have in store for Halloween ? Here is a peek view of what’s coming up today ! Reuben’s Halloween Risotto And his Smoked Duck and Pumpkin Salad And my Roasted Plum Crumble Pie And have a look … Read More All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Nutty Buttery Squash (with no added butter! )

This dish is all about simplicity, texture and flavor. It is one of my favorite recipes, because it is ridiculously simple and out-of-this-world delicious. It is vegetarian, gluten free and can be used as a starter on a bed of leaves with Parmesan shavings, crumbled ricotta or feta, as a side to accompany any meal or even as a warm or cold salad served … Read More Nutty Buttery Squash (with no added butter! )

Two different Watermelon Salads ….. with identical ingredients !

I always admire photos of beautifully arranged plated watermelon chequerboards and I am trying it out with a combination of avocado and feta, topped with capers and mint. There is quite a bit of wastage after the cutting process so I am making a second salad using exactly the same ingredients tossed in a bowl. I am still not sure which one I prefer. … Read More Two different Watermelon Salads ….. with identical ingredients !

Quick weekday meal: Rigatoni with Fileja Herb Mix

Everyone is busy today, start of a new week before shut down on the island when a good number of businesses actually completely shut down for a week or two in the height of the summer. I don’t quite understand it yet. It is a tradition I suppose which does not quite make sense for international trade where it is business as usual for … Read More Quick weekday meal: Rigatoni with Fileja Herb Mix