Menemen is a traditional and very common Turkish Breakfast dish. It is a simple and delicious egg dish you can enjoy at any time of the day as well as breakfast time. It has simple ingredients like green and red peppers, tomatoes, Turkish white cheese or yogurt and eggs along with butter, olive oil, and seasonings. I prefer not to scramble the eggs but to … Continue reading Menemen๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿซ‘๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท

Poached Eggs with Ham ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Poached eggs is definitely one of my favourite brunch dishes and I love having it in a restaurant or cook it at home. Sometimes I do not the time to actualy prepare it as it should be done, following the original preparation for poached eggs. I have found a shortcut alternative that saves time and can be prepared also in a minimalist kitchen, just with … Continue reading Poached Eggs with Ham ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

My favourite pasta and rice recipes ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿณโค๏ธ

Some time ago I started posting on this blog some of the recipes I have adapted to my personal diabetic diet. Being Italian I cannot really live without a good portion of bread and pasta every now and then so I had to find a way of keeping some good carbohydrates in my diet without compromising my blood sugar levels. With traditional staples in the … Continue reading My favourite pasta and rice recipes ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿณโค๏ธ

Marinated Tuna ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŸ๐ŸŒฟ

This is one of my favourite summer dishes for its zesty and fresh flavours. It could be prepared in advance so it is also a good option for saving cooking time at a dinner with guests. I love it served with potato purรฉe and steamed vegetables, which complement very nicely the acidity of the marinade. Perfect also for a diabetic and low-gi diet. Ingredients for … Continue reading Marinated Tuna ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŸ๐ŸŒฟ

Lemon Chicken Fillets ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ—๐ŸŒฟ

The inspiration for this recipe is coming from some picnic food my mother used to prepare when there was the possibility to do some quick and easy cooking on site. This is a quick and tasty recipe that is also suitable for larger quantities as party food. The marinaded meat can be prepared well in advance and the actual cooking can be done just before … Continue reading Lemon Chicken Fillets ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ—๐ŸŒฟ

Rocket, Tomato and Tuna Salad ๐Ÿ…๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ—

This is a simple all-season salad that I like to prepare for a quick lunch or as a side salad with other seafood dishes. The inspiration comes from the Mediterranean tradition of preparing fresh salads with locally available and fresh ingredients, with contrasting textures and flavours. I always keep the dressing as simple as possible to let the main ingredients do their own work and … Continue reading Rocket, Tomato and Tuna Salad ๐Ÿ…๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ—

Tiramisรน ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

This is one of the first dessert recipes I have learned to make and I loved it because there is no cooking involved and it can be the base for many variation son the theme: fruit based, assorted creams, vegan version, diabetic version, etc … This is now a classic in Italian cuisine but its history is probably not older than my age as it … Continue reading Tiramisรน ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Mushroom Chicken with Rice ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ—๐Ÿš

This recipe is perfect for a one-pot main course when the temperature starts coming down and we seek for some comfort food. I think the base for this preparation is possibly originated in the French cuisine tradition and I have made my own variations and adaptations following this school of thought. The final result is a very tasty and filling main course, easy to prepare, … Continue reading Mushroom Chicken with Rice ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ—๐Ÿš

My favourite recipes ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿณโค๏ธ

With this blog I have also started posting some of the recipes I have developed and adapted over the years to my diabetic diet, so I can enjoy delicious food without compromising my blood sugar levels. Here are some of my favourites: Traditional Cooking ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿฅ— You can follow me also on my other social media channels: and subscribe to updates by email on this blog: Continue reading My favourite recipes ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿณโค๏ธ