Whenever I’m craving cheesy pasta but want something lighter, I make a vegetable gratin. Less caloric (because there’s no pasta) but cheesy and full of flavor nonetheless, vegetable gratins make great lunches with a light salad or can also be served as a side dish for dinner. I stumbled upon a roasted eggplant gratin while browsing through
We had both of our families over for dinner last Friday night and I was craving chicken. I hadn’t made roasted chicken in a while — not since I made this version with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes — so I wanted to try something new that would make everyone happy. Tons of ideas came to my
Vegetables have always been a huge part of my diet. Not a day goes by without vegetables in my kitchen, and even those days when we come back from holidays to an empty fridge, I still have bags of frozen veggies in the freezer to cook with. Being pregnant, it is even more important to nourish
I never really liked sweet potatoes — until the day I tried them with tahini. From that day on, I’ve totally fallen in love with their softness and sweetness, swapping regular potatoes for them as often as I can. I now not only love them with tahini, but also in soups, mashes, roasted dishes and
It has been a while, dear readers, and although I’ve missed you tons I promise that I have a great excuse for my recent absence from the blog. I’ve taken a bit of a break from cooking and writing because I’ve been busy growing something else….a little life inside of my belly, our first baby!
I am writing to you today from my garden, with the sun finally shining and the birds chirping away! Spring has finally arrived and I hope it is here to stay. It has been so gloomy, rainy and cold that I truly thought that we’d be skipping Spring all together this year. It has happened in the past