A is for Arancini

The A-Z Challenge has begun! And day A already brings you so much greatness with these wonderful Arancini. These cuties are Sicilian rice balls. Filled rice balls, mind you. The name derives from the Italian word for oranges, which the rice balls definitely do resemble after you have deep fried them.¬†Although nowadays most of the…

My Favourite Easter Recipes

Easter is almost upon us! Just one working week left, and then it’s time to celebrate and mostly eat lots of stuff. For once in my life, I am actually not in Holland during the holidays. No no, the time has come for me to finally pack my bags and travel to Rome for a…

Homemade Spelt Bread Rolls

Warning: this post contains some real talk, but is followed by the most amazing bread roll recipe! (And yes, you can skip to that immediately if you want, I won’t judge, there’s a lot to read, I understand) For the last couple of years, I have been having some issues with my stomach. It was…

Quinoa Salad Bowl with Chickpeas and Pomegranate Seeds

It was just another one of those weeks when I was home alone, my parents being on a holiday to Dubai and Oman (as you do, not jealous at all). Unlike other times when I had to make dinner and eat it all by myself – I elaborated on this in my Tuna Salad post-…

Club Sandwich with Homemade Mayonnaise

A Club Sandwich takes me back to when I was living in London. As part of the curriculum for my study, International Hotel Management, I had to go on a traineeship abroad for 6 months. As a self-proclaimed anglophile, the choice for me was quite easy. It had to take place somewhere in the UK….

Tuna Salad for One

Whenever my parents are having dinner somewhere else, I start to panic. Because what do I eat when they’re gone and I’m home alone. Most of the times this results in me eating a sandwich or crackers. For someone with her own food blog, this might seem a bit strange. But too be honest, the…

Panzanella

As promised in my last recipe post, here I’ll provide you with the ingredients and instructions to prepare the gorgeous, flavourful salad called Panzanella. This salad is an Italian staple dish, originally created by the poor inhabitants of Tuscany, who had to use all available ingredients to its utmost. The main ingredient, as the name…