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No meat day tomorrow! Recipe links included!

As religious tradition goes, tomorrow - Ash Wednesday - is a no meat day. Catholics and other Christians around the world observe Ash Wednesday. We all know that on Ash Wednesday, which marks 40...
Baked stuffed calamari 

Baked stuffed calamari 

With the calamari stuffed in the oven it is easy to bring to the table a tasty and rich recipe. It is yet another dish of fish easier to make than it looks and the result is a...

Watch: This label would keep fresh fruit for two weeks

Food waste is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and fruit and vegetables are particularly problematic. According to some estimates, we throw away a third of what is grown, but others come...

Dutch distillery produces vodka from tulips

Tulips, or flowers in general, are not typically the main ingredients for drinkers, but a small distillery in the Netherlands has developed a process to create a high quality vodka with just two ingredients:...
baked calamari rings

Baked squid rings

Squid is a tasty main ingredient. The operation that may appear to be more complex is cleaning; but you can have that done by your fishmonger. In reality the recipe is very simple, fast thanks to a 15-20 minute baking...
cassata siciliana

Sicilian Cassata, the recipe for making it at home!

A historic dessert. The small Sicilian cassata dates back to the Arab domination, and despite some variations it has had over the centuries, remains one of the favourite desserts of many, especially during Easter lunches. Here is...

5 ideas to recycle the panettone

Christmas is way over by now but some of us, including myself still have some Panettone left. It's a waste to just throw it away, right? Here you will find five ways of 'recycling'...

Pancake day: 5th March! Video recipe included!

Better known as Shrove Tuesday. This is the day in February or March immediately preceding Ash Wednesday, which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes!  So what better way to celebrate this at home...
salmon burgers

Salmon burgers

These salmon burgers are a tasty idea. Easy and quick to make, they are prepared in less than half an hour, they are good and tasty and everybody - big and small - like them. You can serve them as is...
restaurant last meal

Japanese restaurant offers replicas of the last meal of notoriously condemned to death

Ningen, a pop-up restaurant in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, has attracted a lot of attention from the media because it offers customers the ability to order the last meals required by infamous inmates before their...

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