Roach in tomato & onion sauce baked with potatoes

I am so happy to introduce a young and very promising cook and photographer from Poland called Pepper Punch. There are 3 real passions in my life: I love animals, I appreciate beautiful food and I’m fascinated by the photography. Moreover, I love to combine them all! This is what makes me happy and fills my […]

British Main Courses

Scallops, Prosciutto & Minted Pea Puree

I praise the day I discovered scallops. I can eat them with absolutely everything and absolutely every day. Let me introduce you to a very simple recipe with  added the prosciutto for a little more flavour. This dish feels like a warm spring day – colours and flavours made for a light and delicious dinner. […]

Italian cuisine

Chicken Bruschetta

Ingredients:  1 Chicken breast (100g) 1 Vine ripened Tomato (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (3 if your like me and love garlic) finely chopped 3 Basil Leaves (chopped) Salt Pepper Pinch of Red Pepper Flake (if you like a little heat) Italian Seasoning, Garlic Powder Onion Powder Spinach Leaves (1 cup)   Method: Sprinkle Chicken with […]

American (USA) Desserts

5 most famous desserts to have in the United States

If you have your approval by Esta then it means you can travel to the United States and try out the best desserts out there. Humans have been craving sweets since the Ice Age but while in that time it was honey and fruits, with the invention of refined white sugar the term dessert has […]


Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp

Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp Recipe Makes: 10 to 15 servings as finger food Total Time: 15 minutes plus 2 to 12 hours for pickling Hands-On Time: 15 minutes Ingredients For the cooking liquid: 1 red onion, quartered 4 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick 4 garlic cloves, smashed 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black peppercorns […]

Main Courses

Thai Shrimp Salad

It’s a good thing I’m showing you a salad today, because the rest of the week I’m pretty much blowing your diet. It’s going to be wonderful. See that greenish water in the noodles right below those words I just typed just 10 seconds ago? It’s green because it’s the same water I used to […]

Italian cuisine

Calling all the Italian Mamas out there…

Get paid to teach students how to cook with Sacla. This Spring, Sacla’ are recruiting a handful of second and third generation Italian mums from selected UK cities – London, Manchester, Bristol, Exeter, Dublin or Cardiff – to become brand ambassadors.  You will be paid and invited to London to train with a top chef and […]

American (USA) Main Courses

Quick asian style shrimp saute

Shrimp is always a tasty treat in the summertime. Put it together with refreshing cucumber and you have a light, very quick dish. I guarantee you can make this dish at least twice in the time it takes for that Chinese delivery guy to show up. But this will be much fresher. Chinese food has actually been in America […]

Appetizers Italian cuisine

Fried Zucchini

Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 1 3/4 cups freshly grated Parmesan 1 1/2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 3 medium zucchini, cut into 3-inch long by 1/2-inch wide strips Method: Pour enough oil into a large frying pan to reach a depth of 2 inches. Heat the oil over medium […]

Main Courses Starters

Warm Halloumi, Tomato & Walnut Salad Recipe

Halloumi cheese, the Greek non-melting cheese, is deliciously tangy and salty, and absolutely scrumptious when served warm. It’s best griddled or grilled, and when marinated it makes for an extremely tasty dish.     Halloumi cheese and tomatoes are a great match, and add a herby salad to the mix and you have a wonderful […]