Traditional Italian Octopus and Potato Salad (Insalata di polipo e patate)

Do you ever wonder how does traditional Italian octopus and potato salad taste like? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Well, I can describe it as tender, juicy octopus with firm potatoes, garnished with fresh parsley, chopped onion, and extra virgin olive oil.

Sounds good, right?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I love to prepare this salad because it’s easy and simple and super delicious. It stores well in the fridge and you can make it all year round.

You can make it too! So, lets start!

How to make Lamingtons

I remember making Lamingtons when I was a child. Didn’t know it was a famous Australian dessert back then. It was a cake I was making with my sisters while messing up the whole kitchen counter with coconut spilling all over.

For years it was a staple dessert we would make. I guess we loved the coconut and chocolate combo and how simple it was to make it.

I still love the Lamingtons for the same reason. ๐Ÿ™‚

Easy Italian Butter Cookies (12 kinds – same dough!)

Let’s talk about Italian butter cookies. What’s there to say apart from that they are so easy and so much fun to make.

You only need 4 basic ingredients and some yummy decorations and you can make a whole bunch of these incredible butter biscuits.

Kids would love to make them too. So if you are looking for a recipe that is kid-friendly, look no further. ๐Ÿ™‚

Easy Parmesan Au Gratin Broccoli Recipe (Italian style)

We are always looking for easy side dishes we can prepare fast and this parmesan au gratin broccoli is definitely one of the amazing savory ones. Crunchy, salty crust with creamy broccoli is marriage made in heaven! ๐Ÿ™‚

Broccoli is the vegetable we love to eat. I saw that this dish some people call broccoli gratin or some au gratin broccoli.

Sounds the same, right! ๐Ÿ™‚

How to make Italian bread crumbs mix (at home)

Are you looking for a way to make Italian bread crumbs from scratch? Then you are in the right place!

Let us start by explaining what are Italian bread crumbs and what are they made of.

The bread crumbs are considered one of the staples in Italian cuisine. We use it in so many dishes that’s it’s almost impossible to make some meals without it.

Even though you can buy breadcrumbs, in Italy women often make their own from dried old bread.

Easy Vegan Potato Leek soup (with homemade croutons)

As the days are becoming cooler we’re looking for food that will comfort us in cold weather, this super easy vegan potato leek soup will give you the nutrients and the health boost with every spoon.

Learn how to make this season with only 4 ingredients

As a bonus you will top it with homemade croutons.

The best recipes for vegan potato leek soup are usually the most simple ones. Made from scratch and fresh ingredients. Its perfect creamy texture without added cream will surprise your palate.

Creamy Leek and smoked bacon pasta

I’m always in search of the meals that bring a smile to our faces and this leek and smoked bacon pasta is definitely one of those dishes.

If you are looking for a fast dinner idea, this is the one you can make in 15 to 20 minutes.

With only three ingredients, leek, bacon, and cream, you will make a deliciously gratifying sauce. All you need is to choose the pasta of your preference.

Stuffed Mozzarella Cheese

Fresh Stuffed Mozzarella Cheese is one of the preferred appetizers in my household.

Chopped tomatoes and fresh basil leaves give the mozzarella cheese a delicious aroma. A pinch of salt and a touch of extra virgin olive oil brings together all the flavors.

I have become the master of quick appetizers, as often I want to add something to the meal and I think about it the last minute. ๐Ÿ™‚ After only one trial this stuffed mozzarella cheese became a go-to summer appetizer.

To make there stuffed mozzarella’s I literally need less than 10 min. So while you are preparing the main dish you can whip this delicious stuffed mozzarella cheese appetizers.

To prepare it I don’t use particular measures, but simple counts. I prepare 1 mozzarella per person.

Old Fashioned Italian Meatballs โ€Ž| Oven Baked Meatballs

Why old fashioned Italian meatballs might become your most popular dish?

In the world of million meatballs recipes, my favorite is definitely the Old fashioned Italian meatballs!

Why? Well, there are several reasons, but let’s just name a few:

They are juicy, delicate, versatile and super easy to make.

In Italy, meatballs are like a base of good old Italian home cooking. Every grandma makes several types and combines them with different side dishes.

We cook them in tomatoes sauces, we bake them, we fry them, we even stuff them with cheese. You name it and for sure Italian’s have a version of it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Mini Apple Pies

How to make yummy palm-size apple pies? (Even if you have no idea about baking?)

How about mini apple pies that you can serve without mess or bring to work without worrying it would crumble away in your bag.

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