Spinach, avocado, crunchy prosciutto, pomegranate and pistachio salad

Difficulty 1/5

– So you want salad?
– Of course! It looks amazing
Salad should not only be on your Christmas table to reduce the guilt factor, we have to enjoy it as well! Make it yummy, full of flavour, with sweet, crunchy and colourful components. What I like the most in this salad are the crunchy prosciutto pieces. It goes really crunchy, like bacon would (although I don’t fancy bacon that much :O) but thinner and more delicate. I also mix 2 dressings: one made of lime, a bit of mustard and olive oil and another one which is balsamic glaze or reduced balsamic vinegar which has a nice sweetness to it. Continue reading Spinach, avocado, crunchy prosciutto, pomegranate and pistachio salad

Crostini 2 ways

Difficulty: 2/5

Crostinis are a really easy and cute way to impress the eye and taste buds without having to dedicate endless hours of your time in the kitchen. Today I bring you two combinations: pesto + prosciutto and ricotta + walnut praline. Both are delicious and I’m sure that you’ll love them. In total it took me about half an hour to make everything and I swear they were superb. Also, if you like ricotta and pesto, you can store these mixes for future salads and/or sandwiches. Where you need to be most careful is in the making of the caramel, specially if you don’t have much practice at it, since it could turn too brown and taste a bit bitter. Apart from that, it’s really simple. Continue reading Crostini 2 ways