Appetizers

Burrata Panzanella Salad

If there would be a type of food that represents summer the best, it would be a salad, and one of the tastiest summer salads is Panzanella. Original from Tuscany, it was first mentioned by Bocaccio in the Decameron in the 14th century. It was first made of soaked stale […]

 

Mackerel rillette

Rillettes are a French preparation of meat or fish similar to terrine or paté. It is so easy and not pretentious to make: in the meaty version you chose some fatty meat, you cook it for a long time with a great amount of salt and then you keep it […]

 

Tortilla chips dip sauce

This is a very easy and still delicious dipping that works perfectly with tortilla chips, but you can use it also for sandwiches, for wraps or even with cold quinoa as a salad. Also the ingredients are very cheap so it can be interesting for students 🙂 

Tarte soleil (Puff pastry sun tart)

This is a very easy and fast appetizer, perfect for the summer parties with family and friends. You can also change the filling and chose whatever you want. I used pesto sauce,  home-made sun dried tomatoes and Gruyère grated cheese.  Start cooking: Bon appétit!

Quiche Lorraine

A classic french dish that would perfectly fit for breakfast, brunch or even dinner, with a fresh salad. It’s a shortcrust pastry filled with bacon  a savory custard and cheese. My version contains also mushrooms, Dijon seed mustard and Compté cheese, it’s more Carbonara style 🙂