Entries by Elena and Alfredo

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 […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

The origins of the spaghetti carbonara recipe are obscure, but there is no doubt that this mouth-watering dish came from Italy. However, the word “carbonara” is more likely to derive from Italian word carbonari (charcoal workers) who liked to cook spaghetti carbonara. There is a great variety of recipes for this yummy dish. Here the […]

Baked Mussels Recipe

If you want to amaze your guests with something special and yummy, make baked mussels with flavorous garlic sauce. It is not time-consuming, but your guests will definitely appreciate your idea. Baked mussels are fabulously tasty, soft and flavorous. It’s just amazing how you can eat the mussel flesh

Pumpkin Soup with Pasta

Pumpkin varies greatly in cultivars. The texture, sweetness and color of the flesh depend on the sort and place of cultivation. The pumpkin contains a lot of healthy substances such as carbohydrates, vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and minerals (calcium, iron and phosphorus). Baked or boiled pumpkin is especially delicious and healthy. The pumpkin is […]

Recipe for Hot Iceberg Salad

Iceberg lettuce is a type of crisp-head lettuce. Its light green leaves are formed into a densely packed head that weighs about two pounds. Iceberg lettuce is amazingly juicy and crispy and it can be stored for a long time. It is good idea if you season iceberg salads with olive oil.

Baked Artichokes

Baked artichokes are very flavored and tasty. Garlic, capers and parsley create an amazing aroma bouquet, which saturate bread and artichoke petals pulp. Such dish will surprise your guests. It is also perfect for a romantic dinner, because, as is known, artichoke is a strong aphrodisiac, which is widely used in erotic cuisine for the […]

How to Cook Puff with Fruits

Puff is a light pastry made from puff paste. You can make it with any filling you like. For this recipe you will need dried fruit, candied fruit and walnuts. As there is no juice in the filling, puffs are crispy and do not swell when stored. These puffs are delicious, and if you make […]

Sicilian Cannoli

Sicilian cannoli originated in the lovely Italian island of Sicily that gave this dessert its name. It is a fresh ricotta cheese filling that makes this sweet pastry dessert so soft, yummy and healthy. Many years ago, cannoli were only available in candy stores in the south of Italy. Nowadays, you can find it anywhere […]

Boiled Broccoli Recipe

Broccoli has been cultivated since ancient times. It was used in culinary as early as two thousand years ago by Ancient Greeks and Romans. Broccoli is the source of such vitamins as C, PP, K, U as well as beta-carotene. It also contains minerals – iron, phosphorus, natrium and calcium. Chlorophyll improves blood composition, and […]

Recipe for Baked Mullet

Mullet is a fish that has white, soft flesh. This tasty fish is healthy and rich in phosphorus as any other fish, though. It also contains proteins and the B vitamins. Poached or baked mullet is beneficial to seniors, especially to those suffering from atherosclerosis. Mullet inhibits coastal waters of warm seas like the Mediterranean […]

Fried Mozzarella

Mozzarella is a fresh, soft, non-boiled cheese, which is produced out of buffalo whole milk (which is better) or cow milk. Fresh mozzarella has a short storage time, about four to five days after being produced. Mozzarella is prepared the following way: in order to quicken the formation of clot (no more than one hour), […]