Risotto is my favourite comfort food. If you’ve never cooked risotto before, then this is the perfect recipe to start with. I used Mozzarella, Gruyère and Parmesan cheese; which really are my favourite cooking cheeses. If you like blue cheese or other strong cheeses, I recommend that you crumble them on top instead of adding them into the risotto as it can be a bit overwhelming. On top of this risotto I put crispy leeks, which are not only really easy to make, but they are also really tasty. I like to put it on my salads and fish also. Continue reading 3 cheese risotto with crispy leeks
I love this recipe because the acidity from the white wine with the olives, capers and cherry tomatoes does wonders to a piece of perfectly pan-fried salmon. You can even use this with other fish you have at hand and it would still be great. On the side, I did some baked potatoes which are super easy and you can use with other dishes you like.
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To make fresh pasta is spectacular. To be honest it’s not difficult; you just have to be mindful to the details and tips that I put on this post and on the video. This recipe is perfect to start making your own past if you’ve never done this before or if you want something neutral for a nice sauce, or even for lasagna. It’s way better than the store-bought version and so the time invested in it is completely worth it. Continue reading Fresh pasta
It’s always useful to have an Alfredo sauce handy. It’s quick, easy and this one is particularly tasty. The most important thing is to have a nice parmesan cheese and good whipping cream for an impressive final texture. Look at the procedure in the YouTube video and read the details here for an amazing pasta dish 🙂 Continue reading Alfredo sauce
These roasted sweet potatoes are amazingly easy and sooo tasty! It’s a nice alternative to mashed sweet potatoes in the christmas table. They’re sweet and yet the balsamic creates a nice balance. They also have spices so they do have a strong christmas feel to them 🙂 Hope you enjoy them! Continue reading Roasted sweet potatoes with honey and balsamic
In general I’m not a fan of stuffing. It bothers me that it’s all watery, and to be honest I don’t think it’s very hygenic to cook it inside the turkey because it will reach a safe temperature after the turkey does, so you either overcook the turkey or eat unsafe stuffing. I just don’t fancy it. Howeeeeever, I recently discovered that there are people who cook it apart, I think they call it “dressing”, and so I thought I would give it a try, and I LOVED IT! I ate it and thought “now we’re talking!” The sausage I bought is very neutral because we’re using the meat inside which goes amazing with the apples (Granny Smith and Pink Lady) and the toasted baguette. Continue reading Sausage and apple stuffing
In my house, if there’s something that can’t be missing on our Christmas dinner is turkey. If someone even dares to say maybe we could have chicken, pork, beef, duck, or tofu, he or she is going to endure the worse hatred looks on planet Earth. With time, my mom perfected her turkey method, and if I’m honest I do love her turkey. A closer version to hers in last year’s turkey recipe. The recipe I bring you today mixes my mom’s best practices mixed with flavours that I like (mainly herbs). The skin is golden and the meat extremely moist. I bring you allll the tips and tricks you need to know down in this post, so I recommend you give it a good read before starting. Continue reading Christmas turkey with gravy