Side Dishes

Beans in tomato sauce and sage – Fagioli all’uccelletto

Beans in tomato sauce and sage – Fagioli all’uccelletto

Fagioli all’ uccelletto (literally bird-style) is a dish that basically consists in beans cooked in tomato sauce, enriched with sage. Maybe you are asking yourself where is the scam…isn’t it too easy? I assure you this simple dish will save your evening, either if you […]

Pumpkin soup with lentils – Vegetarian, Gluten free

Pumpkin soup with lentils – Vegetarian, Gluten free

As I already underlined in my recipe of pumpkin risotto with gorgonzola, pumpkin is the star of the autumn! I have cooked it in so many ways during the season…last time it was a soup I prepared for my colleagues at work for Halloween. We […]

White bean and Kale soup – Minestra di fagioli e cavolo nero

White bean and Kale soup – Minestra di fagioli e cavolo nero

White bean and kale soup is a delicious warm dish that I highly recommed when the cold season comes. I have to say that during the last few days here in Brussels we have been experiencing a drastic temperature drop, and the days have started […]

Potato and Broccoli Gratin with Besciamella and Mozzarella

Potato and Broccoli Gratin with Besciamella and Mozzarella

Broccoli and potato gratin is a rich and nutrient second course, also perfect for people following a vegetarian diet. To be precise, what’s a gratin? Well, I would say, gratin is an art…a cheesy crust, an incredibly creamy interior and a very peculiar taste. Here […]