Pizza Quesadillas

Okay, so after the Sunrise Smoothie going so well after finding it on Yummly, I decided that maybe I should try something else that was in my ‘Yums’. This time, I tried the Pizza Quesadillas. Not only did they sound exciting, they also included Pizza, which is a classic. They did not turn out very well […]


Tuna, Chervil and Artichoke Conchiglie

As I’m writing this there are only 12,5 hours to go before the end of the year, but before I start typing my new year’s resolutions on a light blue, and quite possibly magic, vintage typewriter (one of my yearly rituals), and before I dance my ass off at my friends’ NYE party, I will leave […]

Garlic Mizithra

1 gallon water 1 cup mushrooms 2 tbsp. chopped bacon 3 tsp. chopped garlic 4 oz. browned butter (recipe below this) 8 oz. dry spaghetti 1/2 cup Mizithra Cheese Bring about one gallon of water to a boil in the sauce pan. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water for approximately nine minutes. While the spaghetti cooks, preheat […]

Classic Pasta Carbonara. My Favorite Dinner Recipe.

Pasta carbonara has got to be one of my most favorite things to eat of all time.  It is so simple, yet so elegant and delicious.  I have heard that pasta carbonara is the kraft macaroni and cheese of Italy, maybe this is the reason I like it so much.  My childhood is filled with […]

Italian Sausage Soup

1 lb sweet Italian sausage, ground 1 cup white rice 1 cup chopped tomatoes in puree (1-10 3/4 oz can) 1/2 lb chopped frozen spinach (1-10 oz box), thawed and drained 6 cups beef broth 1/4 tsp black pepper, ground Pecorino Romano cheese, for garnish Cook ground sausage in a soup pot and break the […]

Mushroom & Brown rice Risotto

Mushroom & Brown rice Risotto Ingredients 2 spring onions, chopped ½ cup dried shitake mushroom, soaked in water & chopped 1 ½ cup brown rice 1 tbsp garlic, minced 1 tsp thyme 1 cup fresh crimini mushroom, sliced 1 glass white wine 2 cups vegetable stock ¾ cup ricotta 1/3 cup parmesan Salt & pepper […]