The perfect filet mignon

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 20 min cooking. They say that fillet mignon is the Rolls Royce of all cuts and they are completely right. If you prepare it right, it melts in your mouth. It is by far one of the best parts meat you can buy.

Cheesy heart meatballs

6-8 portions; 30 min preparation; 15 min cooking time. I’m celebrating a milestone today! It’s my 100th post on my blog. My blog has also a little birthday, since it’s three months old already. It’s amazing how fast time goes by and how many people cross your way in such a short amount of time….

Parmesan coated Scotch egg

4 servings; 15 min preparation; 15 min cooking time. Scotch egg is typical English dish that includes hard-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage. The origin of the dish is unclear, but it’s very probable that it’s a version of the Indian Nargisi kofta. I decided not to coat it in sausage meat, but to use ground…

Lasagna Bolognese

6-8 servings; 10 (30) min preparation; 60 min cooking time. They say that you don’t make, but you build lasagna and I couldn’t agree more. Making lasagna from scratch is not that easy and cost time. Of course it’s totally worth it, because the end result is amazing. So don’t hesitate and give it a…

Chicken with mole poblano sauce

2 servings; 15 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Mole is one of the most common sauces in Mexico. It has a 500 years history and more than 300 versions depending on the region. Mole actually refers to a group of chili sauces that contain nuts, fruit and chili. As most of the food in…

Beef burritos

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Who doesn’t lile buritos?! I would be surprised if if anyone doesn’t, because they are so delicious. Just imagine the crispy wrap and the juicy and tasty filling. They are so vesitile, becuase whatever filling you choose for them, they will be yummy. I normally make…

Prosciutto wrapped chicken pesto

2 servings; 15 min preparation; 25 min cooking time. If you are a fan of Italian cuisine and like chicken as I do, I highly recommend you to try this recipe. The taste of the chicken is divine! There is some magic in the combination between chicken, prosciutto and pesto. It’s fresh, salty and so…

Colorful meatloaf

4 servings (8 slices); 25 min preparation; 1 h cooking time. This dish reminds me of the meatloaf my grandmother often prepared when she had guests. The smell in my kitchen today brought me years back to her kitchen where I watched her making this delicious meal. Indeed, it takes time to put it together,…

Beef roulade

2 servings; 10 min preparation; 1 h waiting; 20 min cooking time. Surprise your family and friends with something easy, but very delicious and pleasing for the eye. This beef dish take literally 30 min to make and it’s the perfect main course for your special occasion. ¬† If you have the time, marinade the…

Chili con carne

4 portions; 10 min preparation; 1 hour cooking time (or as long as you can). Chili con carne is a traditional American dish with Mexican and Spanish influences¬†and a long history. Although many believe it is a typical Mexican dish, they are not quite right. The origin of dish comes from the 17th century when…