Crispy Chicken Wings

When I prepare these chicken wings, the baking aroma coming out of the oven brings me back to my mother’s kitchen. A pleasant flashback that starts with the smell, continues with the heart and ends in a satisfied palate. It is extremely easy to prepare with very few ingredients. […!

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Peruvian-Style Beef Stir-Fry with Pasta

This absolutely delicious dish is called in Peru Tallarín Saltado a la Criolla.  Its typical–and perhaps more emblematic–variation is known as Lomo Saltado, which is served with white rice and french fries instead of pasta.  Yes, Peruvians love the combination of rice and potatoes.  Give it a try in both versions, i.e. with pasta (as shown here) or with rice and french fries. […]

Curious in Menorca (Minorca)

Cova d’en Xoroi @Cala en Porter

For some time I had Menorca on the bucket list. Actually, it was the salesperson of a Pou Nou store in Mallorca, who told us that their clothing brand was originally from Menorca and that the little island (695.7 km² vs. Mallorca’s 3,640 km²) was worthwhile a visit. You can also check my Sneak Peak Curious in Mallorca for tips on the larger island … […]

Peruvian Chicken Stew

A recipe that my Peruvian fellows could find similar to the typical Seco but which in this form I do not dare to call like that any more.  I have reinvented the dish, adapting it to what is available in this hemisphere–cilantro/coriander sold in grams and not in bunches!–and to my husband’s taste–for him cooked carrots and, especially, peas are a no-go! […]

Curious in Torino (Turin)—Taking Another Peek

Piazza Carignano

Further to my previous Sneak Peak ‘Curious in Torino (Turin)—Ice Cream Heaven’ dedicated exclusively to tasting, delicious ice cream in Turin, here is my write up on other foodie places I have found there.  If you are going to Turin, also check my Sneak Peak ‘Curious in Torino (Turin)’, which I published after my first visit earlier this year. […]