Christmas Menu Inspirations – Starters

How are you all? Busy preparing for Christmas? Do you already have your entire menu planned or are you still looking for some inspiration? If it’s the latter, you came to the right place.

Your Favourite Recipes on Basil and Oil

To celebrate my first year of blogging, here is a list of the recipes which seem to be your favourites! What is your favourite? Do you have any recipe that you would like to see on the blog? Let me know! Maple Syrup Chocolate Cake Arancini Chocolate Chip Muffins Pink Macarons Pizza con Verdure Caprese…

S is for Sicily

Ah, Sicily. One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Back in 2004, I spent 3 weeks with my family on this stunning island. My first experience with La Dolce Vita. Eating my first actual Italian pizzas (Calzone!), soaking up the Italian sun, and tasting real Italian gelato. And oh my, what a…

Week 1 of the A to Z Challenge

The first week of the A-Z Challenge is over! I’ve seen loads of great posts, came across pretty awesome blogs, and got a lot of nice comments myself as well! Thank you so much, guys! Let’s rock the next three weeks! Here’s a re-cap of what I made the last week: A is for Arancini…

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…