Gourmet Grilled Ham, Brie and Apple Sandwich

I love roast ham and I love having leftovers for days but eventually everyone gets bored of eating ham sandwiches. Do something special with your leftovers and try this gourmet grilled sandwich with creamy brie and tart apple....more

Chicken Avocado Enchiladas

I was inspired to make these from a recipe I saw on facebook, but of course I had to put my own twist on it and make it even more delicious! Ingredients:Enchilada Sauce:2Tbsp Butter3 Garlic Cloves, minced2 Tbsp Flour1 Cup Chicken Stock2 tsp Cumin1/2 tsp Alpine Touch (Salt & Pepper)...more

Easter Fruit Pizza

 For the past two years, I have made a fruit pizza for Easter. They are so much fun to make and so much fun to eat as well! It is a great way to be creative yet it is so simple that even I can make it look interesting.Ingredients:...more

Curried egg salad

Can you think of anything less Easter-y than a fresh blanket of snow? Me neither! Yet here’s what it looks like outside my house RIGHT NOW: ...more

Venison Burgers

I’ve always read that you need to add fat to ground venison if you’re going to make burgers. But what is the point of adding fat to such a lean, flavorful meat? I decided to see if venison burgers would be good without adding extra fat to them....more

#Easter weekend part two : "Casatiello"

Easter weekend at home, especially in Naples, Southern Italy, it wouldn't be complete without a slice of Casatiello.This typical Easter bread is prepared using a soft bread dough made with all-purpose flour, fresh yeast, water, and salt. The traditional recipe will use a mix of ham, salami, pecorino cheese, lard, and black pepper, with eggs placed onto the crust. ...more

#Easter weekend part one. #Aperitivo : #Pizza Rustica and Beer

We are going to start this Easter weekend with an Aperitivo, and why not another traditional baked delight of the Easter Season: a slice of Pizza Rustica.This savory dish is made using shortbread pie crust ( in Italian Pasta Frolla) filled with beaten organic eggs flavoured with salt and pepper, a selection of cold cuts, such as salami, ham and spicy dry sausage and a mix of cheeses like pecorino and parmesan. The pie once filled is baked to perfection until golden brown, resulting in a dish that is unbelievably good! ...more

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Ricotta and Pepperoni

Not everything is always a planned out affair. Sometimes you just have to go with whatever you've got, and that's when inspiration sets in… Recipes are sometimes an inspiration, and sometimes you can only think of some things when you aren't following a recipe. After all, when you've got a set list of ingredients in front of you, you never really want to stray from the instructions. (Or at least I don't!) Random cooking though, that's where it's really at. I knew I had chicken breasts, and it really went from there......more

Roasted Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato Frittata

Easter dinner is more like Easter brunch at my house. I’ve probably mentioned it before, but I’ve got a small family. It’s just my immediate family, so making a big dinner for Easter each year can be somewhat daunting....more