Pan-seared cod with roasted bell pepper sauce

2 portions; 5 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. Cod is one of my favorite kind of fish, because it’s light, not very oily and combines well with pretty much everything. It could be served in combination with any vegetable that you prefer, since its taste is not overpowering. So today I decided to make…

Smoked salmon, peas and basil frittata

1 portion; 5 min preparation; 20 min cooking time. This is yet another delicious and easy recipe that you can prepare in advance. This dish is good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can also prepare it the night before and take it to work in a lunch box. Just warm it up and you…

Strawberry poke cake

10-12 servings; 50 preparation; 3 hours waiting; 40 min cooking time. It’s Monday again, so it’s time for a sweet start of the week. I cannot imagine a better way to celebrate than delicious vanilla with strawberries.

Healthy Sunday: Spinach salad with Serrano ham and pear

2 portions; 15 min preparation. The nice weather outside is asking for a fresh and light lunch, so I decided to make a summer salad. This spinach salad with pear, Serrano ham and toasted nuts is not only very healthy, but it’s also a perfect combination of flavors.

Cuzco – the old Inca’s capital

We reached our final destination Cuzco – the old Inca capital. We are staying here for four days and it’s much easier from here to reach Machu Picchu, since there is a direct train to Aguas Calientes. The wonder of the world is located just above it.

Sweet lemon layered cake

9-12 servings; 15 min preparation; 1 h cooking time. This recipe is similar to another, I published before. I made two similar cake batches with different flavors and slightly changed the recipe. The lemon flavor of these bars is so fresh and yummy!

Visiting Puno

Our next stop was Puno, located on the coast of the lake Titicaca – the highest lake in the world. It’s amazing to see the lake from the hill. The views are stunning!

Roasted asparagus with lime and Parmesan cheese

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 5 min cooking time. For those days that you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, I made a light side dish with asparagus. It takes literally 10 min to make and it could accompany any meat or fish dish.

The taste of Chivay

After visiting Arequipa, we travelled to Puno. Because this trip is quite long, we stayed for a day in a small place in the mountains called Chivay. It was the perfect opportunity to visit the Cruz del Condor. 

Forbidden rice with edamame and haloumi

2-3 servings; 5 min preparation; 25 minutes cooking time. I had some haloumi in the fridge and wanted to make something fresh and light with it. Since I love the   of the forbidden rice, I decided to combine the two together and make a light simple vinaigrette to blend the flavors. And because the dish…

Visiting Arequipa

Arequipa is the second biggest city in Peru, but in my opinion the most beautiful so far. It’s located on about 550 km South of Lima. Its colonial style buildings and landmarks are so beautiful that you won’t like to leave. If you have the opportunity, visit the colonial center with the big cathedral, the…

Ricotta barfi

6 servings; 5 min preparation; 35 min cooking time. Some desserts are so easy to make that you just gave to make them often. This dessert or a snack consists just a few ingredients, but it brings so much flavor. Everything comes from the magic power of spices. They can make from every simple ingredient…