Tropical Iced Detox Tea

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

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……

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

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…..

Tomato Pie with Honey and Feta Cheese

I just got a notification about our Sicily plane check-in – wow, is it already June? The first half of the year passed so quickly and although I try to fill my days with meaningful actions and live mindfully, it still feels like time is going by so fast. Cooking seasonally is one of the ways to live the moment and it’s one of my favorite practices. It already is the tomato season and since I switched my cooking to the Mediterranean mode, I decided to…