Pasta con piselli e fave

Springtime reminds me of my grandmother sitting on the stairs outside the house, shelling fresh fava beans and peas in her apron. While I always loved the latter, I’ve never been a huge fan of the fava beans, and haven’t eaten them for long time. Then Sunday I went to pick some fresh legumes at…

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Pasta & Piselli

This typical dish of the Mediterranean diet contains legumes, grains, spices and healthy fat that make it light and tasty, nutritious and balanced. Easy and fast to prepare, it requires only a few ingredients. Perfect for when you want to eat something substantial but didn’t go food shopping and have little time to cook. So,…

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Late Summer Harvest

I’ve been spending some time with my family in my hometown in Calabria, a region in Southern Italy. A few weeks ago I went with my brother to pick some veggies from the family garden near our house. Although it was October, it was warm so we still had zucchini, eggplants, peppers, chili peppers, watermelons…

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MeatlessMonday Recipe

Today, for #MeatlessMonday, I’d like to share an easy pasta recipe. Penne with asparagus, peas and mushrooms   Yealds: 2 Servings        Total Time: 30 minutes (10’ Preparation, 20’ cooking) Nutrition per serving:     Kcal 384    Carbs 66.5g        Fat 8.9g/ Sat Fat          Protein 16g   Ingredients: 100g thin asparagus (3.5 oz. or a bunch of 15-20) 100g…

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Frittata with Zucchini

This year, for Food Revolution Day, Jamie Oliver launched The Food Revolution International Omelette Challenge! Create a healthy omelette which symbolize your nation and share it on the Food Revolution platform. I made a traditional Italian frittata with zucchini. This simple but delicious and nutritious dish can be your breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Here’s…

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