Coriander and ricotta spread

Ricotta and coriander spread :: Pasta de ricotta e coentros

Summer asks for refreshing and simple treats, like this coriander and ricotta spread. I love coriander in pretty much everything: salads, on its own, or mixed with olive oil over boiled potatoes… the list goes on and on. One of these days I was thinking about making a cheese spread and inevitably coriander came to…

Orange Sponge :: Bolo de Laranja

My favourite recipe for a good sponge is Rose Elliot’s vegan sponge cake. It’s an easy and quick recipe that always comes out well. It is also very easy to add a different flavour by slightly changing the ingredients. A popular version here at home is the orange sponge, accented with a trick I learned…

Upside down pear cake :: Bolo de pêra invertido

Days are getting smaller and when I go out the air feels crisp. I love Autumnal landscapes, the subtle changes of colour in the trees and watching the birds flying south, covering the skies in organized “V” shaped patterns. It feels good to return home and prepare a nice comforting meal. Since it is pear…

Kale chips :: Couve estaladiça

Kale chips have always made me curious… I saw people talking wonderfully about them but until now I didn’t actually got the chance to try them. But one day I found kale during my shopping and decided to give it a try. They are as simple to make as removing the stalks and cuting the leaves…

Squirrels love to cook :: Os Esquilos adoram cozinhar

The cold outside makes me seek comfort in simple and warm pleasures. The Little Creatures seem to agree with me because I keep looking at them and the squirrels with their stock of hazelnuts seem to be asking me to do something really delicious with them! I opened my favourite cookbook and found a recipe…

Apple Crumble :: Crumble de Maçã

Crumble is one of my favourite desserts… it’s simple, quick and makes a comforting dessert served warm or a delicious summer dessert with a scoop of ice cream on the side. And since these apples were especially delicious, here is my own version. — O crumble, traduzido à letra como “migalhas” é uma das minhas…