Arancini aka risotto balls are the ultimate, melt-in-your-mouth flavour bombs. They make wonderful appetizers as well as wholesome meals and they're the best way to make use of leftover risotto. This recipe is by no means the traditional Sicilian way to make them but it's my lighter, summery and dietary restriction friendly take on the classic. What makes this recipe special to me is that it can be made vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free just by making simple adjustments. The r
Weeknight or date night, this recipe is the kind that you can always count on. Everything comes together in half an hour and it's made with very simple, budget friendly, pantry staple ingredients. Bursting with umami flavour coming from capers, olives, miso paste and tomatoes, this recipe does not compromise on taste for the sake of practicality. It's perfect for enjoying with the whole family on a weeknight, on your own while watching your favourite Netflix show or when cook
This is a healthy, filling, flavourful, rich and gourmet veggie burger recipe that will satisfy all your burger cravings and make a perfect plant-based option for your summer grill parties or barbecues. If you're interested in plant-based cuisine or have been vegan or vegetarian for a while, you've definitely tried some veggie burgers both while dining out and at home. Veggie burgers are tricky for a couple of reasons: firstly, we have all eaten meat burgers at some point in
This is a very easy, healthy and light risotto recipe you can make all throughout the year but mainly during Spring when artichokes and spring peas are in season. I like to think of this one as a gourmet Easter special to be served as a main or a side for your Easter brunch or dinner. Even though the recipe uses simple and readily available ingredients, the "gourmet" feel comes from a well balanced combination of herby, zesty and nutty flavours. When choosing artichokes, it's
These Turkish Red Lentil Meatballs are perfect for parties, picnics, barbecues, potlucks or for any type of gathering that involves food. They also make the most amazing healthy snacks for kids and adults alike. Thanks to the fine bulgur wheat in them, they have the ability to keep you full for a long time. They are extremely easy to make yet this recipe will provide you for about 50 meatballs which make them a great option for meal prepping as well. They are famously and tra
Hi! My name is Zeynep and I'm a historian turned private chef, recipe developer, photographer and food blogger living in Aachen, Germany.