Brunch, Cakes, Cheese, fruit, Recipes

Orange, Ricotta and Cardamom Cake

As the days are getting shorter, and citrus fruits rapidly replacing summer fruits at the stores, I felt it’s time for a comforting orange flavored cake, and the result was the following quick and easy “all in one bowl” cake. Continue reading “Orange, Ricotta and Cardamom Cake”

Bakes, Brunch, Recipes

Flourless Zucchini, Red Onion and Cheeses Bake

After the heavy dinners of this week, it was time for some lighter vegetarian dishes, and, as I often do, I used zucchini as a base for a cheese bake. This bake is one of them: it is hearty and filling, yet not heavy at all, mostly due to the fact it contains no flour or any other starch. Continue reading “Flourless Zucchini, Red Onion and Cheeses Bake”

appetizer, Bakes, breakfast, Brunch, Cheese, Salad, Side dishes, Vegetables

Swiss Chard Cheese Mini-Bakes and Spicy Salad

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I’ve often wondered why the term “Swiss Chard” was used for a plant that originated in the Mediterranean basin and not in Switzerland. Continue reading “Swiss Chard Cheese Mini-Bakes and Spicy Salad”