Courgette carpaccio & tomato salad

Courgette carpaccio & tomato salad (serves 2 | 5 minutes + 1 hour marinating time | easy) This simple recipe is basically a collection of all my favorite ingredients in one, healthy, dish. I also love the mixture of textures—the crunchy, lemony courgettes and soft...

Ottolenghi’s Fennel & Tomato Gratin

Ottolenghi’s Fennel & Tomato Gratin (serves 4 | 1 hour and 10 minutes  | easy) From my series of #iorestoacasa lockdown recipes. Quarantine is becoming challenging, I must admit. So for today’s lunch I wanted to make a veggie dish that would be...

Grilled Aubergine & Mozzarella towers

Grilled Aubergine & Mozzarella towers (serves 2 | 20 minutes | easy) Yes, this recipe has caramelised tomatoes in it. But you don’t have to caramelise them, you can roast them or simply have them raw, if you prefer. The reason why I eat this dish so often is...

Roman Puntarelle Salad

Roman Puntarelle salad (serves 4 or 2 as a main | 20 minutes | easy) Puntarelle alla Romana are a wonderfully crunchy, salty dish with just the right amount of garlic. They’re (one of) my favorite winter salads and I really recommend trying this recipe, which I...

Radicchio & Oranges Salad

Radicchio, Oranges & Stracciatella salad (serves 4 or 2 as a main | 10 minutes | easy) My favorite winter salad, delicate in flavour with a combination of wonderful, seasonal ingredients. Because each ingredient is naturally juicy and tasteful, the salad doesn’t...

Red Lentil Pâté

Red Lentil Pâté (serves 4 | 45 minutes + chill time | easy) This recipe comes from the cookbook ‘Fricandò’ by Mina Novello, one of my favorite people on the planet and a wonderful chef and cookbook author from Biella, Piedmont. 180g red lentils – 1...