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Autumn favorite pumpkin squash drink

Autumn favorite pumpkin squash drink

My autumn favourite veggie is definitely the PUMPKIN, all kind of shapes and varieties. As soon as the pumpkins appear on the market shelves I’m like ” oh my God, Pumpkins”, but my family is like  ” oh God noooo” and that is so simple […]

Cream cheese and bacon stuffed zucchini flowers

Cream cheese and bacon stuffed zucchini flowers

I love stuffed zucchini flowers. I have tried several recipes, but successfully failed. Sever times the crust did not come out crispy, but more like a pancake batter consistency. This time I have decided to make a different crust for the flowers, using just egg whites […]

Mini pancakes with cocoa ricotta frosting

Mini pancakes with cocoa ricotta frosting

Apart of savoury finger food served on a party there are also sweets. Usually there are served sweet tarts topped with cream or chocolate, or sweet crêpes filled with cream or fruits etc… or maybe this has happened only to me 😂😂. Today I am […]

Savoury mini muffins with roasted red peppers.

Savoury mini muffins with roasted red peppers.

These savoury mini muffins with roasted red peppers are a delicious combination of peppers with the cheese (pecorino style cheese). I have served these muffins in TEDx event two ways: 1. Olive tapenade version 2. Mascarpone cheese version To my opinion the first version was […]

Mini blinis with sage, mozzarella and cherry tomatoes

Mini blinis with sage, mozzarella and cherry tomatoes

As promised in the previous postings today I’m sharing some recipes and ideas to be served on a catering event. The recipes will be shared in different postings so you can print each recipe you’ll like to prepare Mini blinis with marinated mozzarella and cherry […]

How to host a catering event

How to host a catering event

When I’m invited to a birthday party or inauguration, training or so, my mind is focused to the food that will be served there, for which I’m sure is a finger food style. I can barely wait to see the variety offered and the fantasy […]

School lunchboxes – Week 4

School lunchboxes – Week 4

This week has been a pretty busy one for me, but this fact is almost irrelevant for my kids, after all it doesn’t  matter how busy or tired their mom is, they have to get their school lunch everyday with them. So, this week I have […]

Veal and Pearl onion stew

Veal and Pearl onion stew

Have you ever tried to make veal and pearl onion stew? How about to make it in a terracotta pot? Well, if you haven’t tried it before, this is the right time to do it. The only thing that will stress you is pealing of the onions, […]

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

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 […]

Watermelon, mint & strawberry smoothie

Watermelon, mint & strawberry smoothie

I have bought recently a watermelon, which disappointed me very much. It was not ripe enough and what’s more important it was tasteless. Since I try not to waste food, I did not throw it in the trash. Instead I promised to my daughter that […]

Quickest Peanut Butter ever

Quickest Peanut Butter ever

Few days ago I have posted a quick update on my Facebook page that I am going to post on my blog(hopefully everyday) lunchbox recipes, more specifically, the recipes I am going to make for my kids. Starting with today’s post, I’m sharing with you […]

Double-Baked Black Beans and Bacon Potatoes

Double-Baked Black Beans and Bacon Potatoes

Sometimes, it happens to run out of ideas of what to make for lunch, especially when the pantry or fridge is almost empty. This happens by the end of month or before you go out on grocery shopping 😂 I always have some canned beans and […]