Vacations on Sardinia were for us a completely lazy time, eating fresh treats that we bought from the stands of the local bazaar. Tomatoes, figs, peaches, cactus pears and primarily seafood – a big assortment. At the bazaar there was an old man who from a big bowl full of water sold clam cockles that had been caught early in the morning. As a bonus he gave everyone a bunch of parsley, probably from his own garden. His wife, next to him, sold fresh figs. Both of them explained to us in Italian what we could do with this food and how to prepare it, so it would be the best. They didn't acknowledge our "non capsico" and after two visits, they welcomed us as good friends. Today we have a commemorative dinner: tagliatelle with clam cockles in wine sauce. It's a delicious and easy dish – I recommend it!

Ingredients (for 4 people)
350g of tagliatelle
2-3 big fistfuls of fresh cockles
1 small leek
1 shallot
2-3 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of butter
350ml of dry white wine
100ml of sweet cream (optionally)
a bunch of parsley


More and more often we need something to warm us up inside. Now we're in the cold part of the year such dishes are really valuable. They fill and warm us up, especially after weekend walks. Fall and winter are the perfect seasons to spend your free time actively. Unnecessary kilograms like to hide in "strategic" parts of our bodies. First we loosen up our belt and then the only thing left is a tracksuit. So from today (if you don't use this method yet) first go for a walk and then for a delicious warming dinner. Nice and healthy! I recommend it!

500g of beef meat for stew
1 tablespoon of flour
2 twigs of rosemary
2 twigs of thyme
1 shallot
2 cloves of garlic
1 chili pepper
1 teaspoon of sweet paprika
750ml of beef bouillon
2 tablespoons of oil
4-5 juniper seeds
2-3 allspices
2 bay leaves
2 tablespoons of tomato concentrate
1 tablespoon of honey
1 red pepper
200g of tinned sweetcorn
200g of tinned red beans
50ml of whisky
salt and pepper


I think that all children like meatballs. It is an easy dish, always yummy, and I make it often. So I feel a bit bored with this dish now. Today I would like to share with you a new version of the kids' favourite meal. I made some meatballs, but the dish didn't look the same. By the way, I served vegetables which taste entirely different in the form of rolls. I recommend serving the courgette rolls with rice or groats and, if your children like it, with fresh salad. My children enjoyed this dinner without fussing. I recommend it!

500g of mincemeat
1 onion
1 shallot
3 cloves of garlic
1 egg
3-4 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
2 big courgettes
500ml of tomato passata
a few slices of smoked bacon
150g of grated mozzarella
2-3 tablespoons of oil
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1 teaspoon of sweet paprika
1 twig of rosemary
salt and pepper


Beautiful, ripe and sweet mango is a rarity for us. So when I managed to buy some I decided not only to eat it as it is or in a salad or dessert, but to make a dish out of it. With a little help from the internet ( I found a recipe for a quick and incredibly delicious dish with pork and mango. The stew was served with rice and it tasted like a real Chinese dish. I recommend it to every lover of this type of food and to those who have just started their journey with it. For preparation of this dish I used pork fillet, and despite the price I really recommend it. It is very subtle and it is quick to prepare. If you use a different type of meat, you will have to extend the time for making it. In the original recipe you add mango while cooking. I added it with pepper at the end. Thanks to this it didn't overcook and stayed crispy.

1 pork tenderloin
1 mango
1 red pepper
1 red onion
2 cloves of garlic
a piece of ginger
a piece of chili powder
1 tablespoon of potato flour
1 tablespoon of oil
salt and pepper
2 tablespoons of chopped chives
3 tablespoons of lemon juice
3 tablespoons of water
5 tablespoons of soya sauce
2 tablespoons of brown sugar


The original recipe for white gazpacho, also known as gazpacho blanco or ajo blanco, comes from ancient Rome. Today it is incredibly popular in Andalucia and Estremadura. The ingredients for it are not expensive and are generally available. You only need almonds, white bread, garlic and olive oil. Ajo blanco is usually served with green grapes or melon balls, but despite this it isn't a sweet dish. Even though the ingredients are associated with hot summer days, I recommend gazpacho blanco as a snack before your main dish or light dinner. This original dish looks amazing and it tastes perfect. Try it yourself.

Ingredients (for 2 people):
50g of white bread
2 cloves of garlic
50g of blanched almonds
500ml of water
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon of lemon juice

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