Entries by Elena and Alfredo

Fruit Salad with Dates

Light fruit salad may add a twist to diet. The salad recipe we offer here is a tasty combination of fresh tangerines, dried apricots and dates. This delicacy is very wholesome as dates and dried apricots are choke-full of healthy substances. Eating several dried plumps, dates or dried apricots daily can make your stomach happy. […]

Lamb Shashlik

Lamb meat is very soft and rich in proteins. It is beneficial to seniors as this meat is tender and relatively low in fat. Moreover, lamb is the best natural source of zinc, and as we know zinc exerts a normalizing effect on the prostate and is important for proper functioning of all reproductive organs. […]

Salmon with Lemon Juice

Fish is high in nutrition value not only because of protein but also due to the increased content of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, especially in fatty fish such as salmon or trout. These polyunsaturated fatty acids are highly physiologically active. Do you want to have retentive memory? Just eat more fish. Actually, our brain […]

Appetizer “Owl’s Eyes”

Check out this easy appetizer recipe and try this light mouth-watering sandwich with olives, cheese and sausage. It’s a great short-order sandwich when you don’t expect any guests. This appetizer looks pretty on the table. You can get creative and make sandwiches using any ingredients available.

Seafood Appetizer

Try this yummy and unusual appetizer recipe that may be an excellent idea for any occasion. And especially for romantic dinner is very good. As with other seafood, squid, mussels and shrimp provide us with a good source of protein, phosphorus, iron and vitamins. All this “sea fruit” (as Italians call shellfish) boost sexual desire. […]

Italian Pie “Casatiello Napoletano”

This Italian pie recipe is a version of “casatiello napoletano”. Why version? The thing is that the original “casatiello napoletano” is very delicious but it is not easy to stomach. Sо, not all people can eat this baked food, especially those watching their weight or having digestive disorders. That’s why we offer lighter and easier […]

Baked Gilthead Seabream

We wrote earlier about this tasty fish with white, soft flesh. People learned how to farm gilthead seabream in shallow ponds as early as in Ancient Rome. In nature, this fish can grow up to thirty inches long and live up to twenty years. The gilthead seabream is a rich source of vitamins C, B1, […]

Pizza with Iceberg Lettuce

This vegetarian low-calorie pizza comes with iceberg lettuce, olives and cedar nuts. It is very tasty and healthy. Try this traditional Neapolitan recipe where scarola is substituted for iceberg lettuce. As a result, the taste of pizza gets somewhat different. Puff pastry and tender topping create

Chicken with Paprika

Chicken is known as one of the best sources of proteins. Moreover, it has more polyunsaturated fatty acids than any other meat. That’s why chicken is not only easily digested, but also helps prevent heart attack, blood-stroke and hypertension, maintains normal metabolism and strengthens immune system. Chicken meat contains more proteins than any other

Winter Russian Salad Olivier

Russian Salad (or Salade Olivier) is a very popular holiday meal in Russia. It was named after Lucien Olivier who was the chef of French restaurant in Moscow in the 1860s. During the Soviet period the salad recipe was evolving as the original ingredients were gradually replaced. Today’s version of “Salade Olivier” is a composed […]

Fruit Salad “Macedonia”

Fruit salad is healthy for you. It is packed with vitamins that give you energy. The more you eat them, the healthier you become. Dietitians say that we should eat at least five portions of fruit and veggies daily. A portion can include a medium apple or orange, a glass of fruit juice or three […]


Meatballs are prepared from minced meat and are then stewed in sauce. You get a nourishing dish pleasant for digestion. Such small meatballs are wonderful for children, they are soft and not heavy on the kid’s stomach. They can be prepared with any garnish – rice, pasta, buckwheat or potatoes. We have prepared meatballs with […]

Seafood Rice, risotto

In Italy, this dish is called “Riso allo Scoglio” because “scoglio” is a stone in the sea around which shellfish live. For this recipe you will need mussels, shrimp, clams, small octopuses and cuttlefish. All these seafoods provide a good source for proteins, phosphorus, iron, natrium and vitamins A, B1 and B2. Generally, shellfish have […]

Cheese Balls

Cheese balls are a very tasty and nutritious dish. It is a perfect appetizer, it looks nice and original on the table. Besides, cheese is good for your health, because it is the source of calcium and protein. Here we have used two kind of popular cheeses – Dutch cheese and Italian Parmesan cheese– and […]

Carcade Tea

Carcade tea is made from the flowers of a tropical plant. This showy shrub belongs to the mallow family and it is called Hibiscus sabdariffa. This plant is very close to the Shoe Black Plant, or the Rose of China. It produces large 4 inch diameter flowers that have deep red petals with a purple […]