Homemade Creamy Pesto

Pesto a la Genovese is a such a  famous sauce, mainly for its simplicity, is one I did not come to appreciate until well in my 20’s. I made an attempt to make Pesto Tagliatelle as a student late in my teens with the store bought kind and I frankly thought it to be horrible

Courgette fries with Chili aioli

Recently, I happened to have courgettes in the fridge for other purposes but the cravings for fries were too much and decided to do something about it.  I went for an alternative to normal potato fries, a bit healthier, less fat and more importantly improved flavour to compensate for the lack of it not being

Tangy Three Beans Salad

Start the week fresh with this super flavourful, fiber pack, three  beans salad, I guarantee you will not regret it. It is super simple to make, usually makes enough to have left overs and easy perfect as a main dish after an indulging weekend. Pair it with some Pita bread chips or make a simple

Fresh Mango Salsa

After living in several countries, I have become a patchwork of traditions and customs from all over, specially so in my cooking. I love making Spanish tapas, bolinhos de bacalhou or having Norwegian taco Fridays. In the Norwegian version of tacos you would add a myriad of condiments and ingredients, but after having tacos every

Roasted tomato soup

This roasted tomato soup is perfect if you like me, feel that soup is the perfect week day meal once the leaves start turning and it is clear that autumn is around the corner. The cosy feeling of warming up to a tasty soup with some warm focaccia, is for me, the essence of the

Fried yuca

Yuca! My favourite of all side dishes, it’s like a potato only a lot more starchy, meaning that when you get a good Yuca, you my fried have hit the jackpot! or how we say in Colombia “La yuca está como un pan!” or It’s like bread (Colombian bread BTW), almost creamy inside and crunchy