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...

Cavolo Nero Pesto

Cavolo nero pesto (serves 4 | 10 minutes | easy) We all love pesto, but unfortunately store-bought ones just don’t taste good—and basil is only in season for a few months per year. Cavolo Nero is the perfect substitute.  10 kale leaves – extra virgin olive...

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...

Fregola with sausage & tomato sauce

Fregola with sausage & tomato sauce (serves 2 | 50 minutes | easy) You can’t get more Sardegna than this dish, which combines the region’s traditional pasta with its classic sausage and fennel ragù. The perfect recipe to make a batch of so that it can...

Calamari Ripieni

Calamari Ripieni (serves 2 | 1.5 hours | medium) A delicious dish and the ultimate crowd pleaser! The prep takes a bit of time but once that’s done the cooking part is very straightforward, allowing you to do other things in the meantime. Serve by itself or with a...