One of the main ingredients I cook with is garlic! No idea where this addiction comes from, probably my Mediterranean influence but you can easily find a ton of garlic cloves in my pantry. I have something for the smell and the taste… ok now you think I am crazy – but do you cook pesto without garlic? I do not think so… please, we do not judge weird people here!
In the meantime, are you aware of all the benefits from garlic? It boosts your immune system, gets the cholesterol level down, and the antioxidants property gives you better skin… AHAHAH, now you heard about the skin, I am sure you are more interested!
A garlic confit jar should be in every kitchen! It makes my life so much easier. The confit can be used in so many dishes, sauces and the must – a burrata salad … The confit reduces the strong taste of the garlic and it will preserve the garlic cloves longer.
Making the garlic confit is very easy and can be done in 3 easy steps, so let’s do it!
Focaccia, even the word makes me feel good…
It sounds like summer in a small Italian village with laundry hanging by the window, the colorful striped sunbeds on the Liguria coast or the stifling heat in a chianti vineyard in Tuscany… You get the picture?
Why would you buy focaccia when you can make it?
I am sure that you do not want to be deprived of this amazing scent of the baking dough, a mix of warm bread, rosemary, and olives which fills the house with a wonderful fragrance!
Back on topic, let’s make focaccia!
Tomatoes remind me of summer and sunny days. It also reminds me of my previous life when I was training as a kitchen commis in a Michelin starred restaurant! One of my duty was to make fresh tomato petals and even though at the time, cooking was not my biggest passion (thanks to the chefs for their patience …) I still loved to make sun-dried tomatoes!
Sun-dried tomatoes can be added to your salad or as antipasti! Between you and me, the price of a jar at the supermarket is insane and on top of it, it contains additives and preservatives…
Sun-dried tomato jar is very easy to make and a must-have in your pantry!
Uhmm… bread, for French people is the equivalent of rice for the Japanese, pasta for the Italian, potatoes for German, gin, and tonic for English and Marple syrup for Canadian… Ok, you got the picture?!
The most difficult part of making homemade bread during this crazy pandemic period is finding flour!
Otherwise, making homemade bread is a piece of cake!
What would you say, if I tell you “homemade burger”?
No, no, no, I’m not talking about cutting the tomatoes and onion by yourself, I am talking about making “your” burger buns! It is delicious and for once you know what you will eat! How good It is to eat your food additive-free …
And no, it is not difficult… if I made it, you can make it! So, let do it!
If you are a part of the official “Anxious” team, meditation can be very helpful in a short period of time. It does not take much of your time; it can be done wherever you are and can be a strong help for your mind and body. I am happy to share with you my meditation routine and favorite meditation channels on YouTube.
Bridal designer, what a great job! They create very special dresses, for very special days and the most important, for very special women! Their keyword is love and the most asked question is probably “will it be ready on time?”
The advantage of ravioli is that whatever you have in the fridge, it can work! Today in the fridge, I have zucchini and prosciutto – so let’s do it!
What a shame to be afraid of flying when your only wish is to explore the world! Do not let your fear of flying control you, if I made it, you can make it. You might have the fear of heights or claustrophobia like me but let me tell you about my story and how I manage my flight anxiety in 10 tips.