Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream, the Guilt Free Desert

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Testing quick ice-cream recipes using healthy ingredients is my favorite activity ever since we came back from our summer holiday in Sardinia (the ice-cream heaven!). I don’t have enough patience to test complicated recipes using our ice-cream machine, so my new popsicles molds are getting more time in the freezer than expected in their first week of life, stuffed with…

Tropical Iced Detox Tea

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Summer is getting closer and afternoons are starting to be really hot, squeezing you out of energy and leaving you constantly craving for ice-cold drinks. These days I only dream of herbal teas on the rocks, ones that can heal my afternoon laziness without pumping sleep-disturbing caffeine into my system. This tropical detox tea was pure heaven for my busy workdays all this week, as it helped me…

Watermelon Salad with an Asian Twist

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It’s almost August but with all the rain and the slowly shortening days I started to sense that autumn is soon coming. Trying to get the best of what’s left from summer seems to be the only way to expand the time and prevent myself for getting the summer blues. Stuffing my fridge with fresh, seasonal fruits, herbs and veggies is also part of the process. I love all the fresh wild berries, the peaches and apricots, aubergines……

Crustless Blueberry Pie, My Take on a Transylvanian Recipe

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I love to discover how a classic dish is being re-interpreted in different parts of the world and even in different areas of my country. This crustless blueberry pie is an adaptation of a recipe I tasted while traveling to the lovely Transylvanian city of Sibiu. The local name of the pie is Lichiu, and it is actually a semolina fruit cake combined with a……

Ice Cream Cake with Peanut Butter and Chocolate, The Perfect Summer Desert

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Sometimes life can get boring when you get caught in the same every day routine, other times a lot of things happen within short periods, making you feel like a totally different person from a week to another. Although I was away from my everyday routine for three weeks, wandering along the shores of Sicily, sipping Limoncello, eating Pasta alla Norma and turning 37 at some point in between, I don’t feel like…..