Month: March 2019

cake, dessert, orange, roll

Cooking with Manuela: Orange Cake Roll

Ultra spongy and extra moist orange flavored cake, spread with apricot preserve and rolled up in the perfect tea time dessert It’s tea time! And I’ve got an amazing cake for you, infused with the sweet and slightly tangy aroma of oranges, and stuffed with delicate apricot preserve.Perfect for breakfast, mid-morning break, afternoon snack, or after-dinner […]


Chicken Stroganoff

Ingredients: 2 kg chicken filets cut into strips 2 cups chopped mushrooms 1 cup chicken broth 1 onion chopped 2 garlic cloves minced 20 cl heavy cream 1 tsp grainy mustard 1 bay leaf butter and oil Salt and pepper Heat some oil and butter in a pan and saute the mushrooms until brown. When […]



Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chickpeas 3 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp saltRoasted pine nuts In a pot, heat some oil, add the minced/pounded garlic and the cumin. Cook for only 30 seconds as we dont want the garlic to burn. Add the cooked chickpeas. Add 1/4 cup olive […]


Roasted cauliflower and lentil salad

Ingredients: 1 cup green lentils 1 head cauliflower 1/2 cup raw almond sticks or pine nuts 1 cup baby spinach or rocket leaves Olive oil 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp allspice Vinaigrette3 tbsp tahini3 tbsp lemon juice1 tsp honey2 tbsp water1 tbsp olive oilsalt and pepper Roast the almonds, set aside.Cook the […]

Alessi, Casarecci, entree, genovese, green beans, Italian, pasta, pesto, potato, recipe, traditional

Traditional Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Green Beans

This traditional pasta with green beans, potatoes and pesto sauce is the perfectly delicious one-pot, one-dish dinner that’s ready in about 20 minutes This is a sponsored post written by me in collaboration with Alessi Foods. Opinions, recipe and text are all mine. Here is one of my all-time favorites, easy and quick dinner recipes. […]