Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Creamy Cilantro “Pesto” Zoodles with Paprika Shrimps

Zoodles with a cilantro-avocado and sunflower seeds unctuous pesto topped with lightly spiced garlic-paprika shrimps. A great way to cut on carbs and fit right in that bikini this summer! Zoodles, zoodles, zoodles… Quite a “hit” from last summer, not yet out of the spectrum of trends this summer… so let’s make good use of it!… Continue reading Creamy Cilantro “Pesto” Zoodles with Paprika Shrimps

Appetizers · Snacks

Pesto-Parmesan Fingers

Red and Green Pesto Parmesan Fingers for a crunchy, flavorful appetizers for holiday season. A crowd pleaser guaranteed!   This holiday season is going to be a hit with those pesto (2 colors) parmesan fingers. They are easy to do and terribly fun and tasty. I’ve used 2 different pesto types; the popular green pesto a la… Continue reading Pesto-Parmesan Fingers

Delicious destinations · Italy · Travel

A short culinary journey through Liguria, Italy

The northern Mediterranean coast of Italy is filled with succulent food, more precisely this region is the mother land of the famous pesto alla genovese and the focaccia al formaggio. Those two recipes originate from the northern part of Italy, pesto comes precisely from Liguria region while the thick olive oil focaccia is said to be originating somewhere… Continue reading A short culinary journey through Liguria, Italy

Appetizers · Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Vegetarian

Creamy avocado pesto zoodles

Creamy avocado pesto zoodles is the new pasta (well…actually; non pasta) in town. I see them everywhere, for guys out there who didn’t catch the “zoodle” vibe, it’s actually zucchini noodles. There is absolutely no gluten, wheat in them and make a great meal for all, especially for low carb diet or gluten intolerant people. This… Continue reading Creamy avocado pesto zoodles

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Vegetarian

Beets-pistachio Pesto Kamut Fusilli

Beets-pistachio Pesto Kamut Fusilli can be surprising for some, but you should try it, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed. I’ve made this recipe with kamut fusilli, the ancestor of modern wheat, but also a filled with health benefits grain. Kamut is a whole grain, a great alternative for low-carb diet and diabetics. Although since brown pasta is not so… Continue reading Beets-pistachio Pesto Kamut Fusilli

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Vegetarian

Mediterranean pesto with cherry tomatoes

So here is a start! My first post ever! An emptying of the fridge recipe… I called it Mediterranean pesto pasta since it’s basically a basil pesto, but instead of the basil I used a bunch of flat-leaved parsley, and the usual garlic, parmesan, pine nuts, extra-virgin olive oil and a few cherry tomatoes. How simple! Just because… Continue reading Mediterranean pesto with cherry tomatoes