Month: September 2017

Salsa verde made with unripe tomatoes instead of tomatillos

Salsa verde made with unripe tomatoes instead of tomatillos

One of the difficulties of experimenting new recipes or trying to replicate some of them is the lack of specific ingredients in the market here in Tirana. Anyway, so far it has not been that disturbing since I have found some good substitutes which have […]

School lunchboxes – Week 3

School lunchboxes – Week 3

Day 1 Pigs in blanket, ranch sauce, 1/2 sliced nectarine For the pigs in blanket: Serves 2 ½ sheet of frozen puff pastry 1 cup hard yellow cheese 2 mini sausages like hot dog sausage or wurstel Preheat the oven to 200◦C. Cut the puff […]

Garlic Butter Dinner Rolls

Garlic Butter Dinner Rolls

I love bread, but most of all I love making my own bread. This weekend I’ve decided to make garlic butter infused dinner rolls. It’s an easy recipe and you can flavour them with different ingredients, like sun-dried tomatos, oregano infused olive oil, italian pesto […]

Stuffed spleens

Stuffed spleens

Since the first time I’ve tasted stuffed spleens, I have never stopped trying to make it at home. It was love at the first taste for sure. It has been a long journey until today, because I have failed a lot along the way. Sometimes […]

TEDx event and my first experience as a caterer

TEDx event and my first experience as a caterer

As I have already mentioned in Instagram and in Facebook, last week I was part of TEDx Tirana event, but not holding a speech☺. This year, TEDx Tirana came with an innovative idea that the food will be offered from food-bloggers and not from the […]

School lunchbox- Week 2

School lunchbox- Week 2

School has started this week and the so it is my Lunchbox ideas session. I am directly jumping to the second week of school since the first just flied away ☺. As promised, every Saturday I will be sharing 5 different ideas of how to […]

Getting ready to kids lunchbox-ing

Getting ready to kids lunchbox-ing

With school starting next week comes the stressful idea of what to prepare for their school meals. I have always prepared the lunchbox for my kids and so far they have never complained. Anyway, sadly, I have to admit that in Albania is still an issue taking […]


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