Recipes

Artichoke Hearts with Curry

Artichoke Hearts with Curry By Marta Díaz Megías Artichokes are considered one of the world’s oldest foods. They are native to the Mediterranean area and are a member of the sunflower family. The ancestor of the artichoke is the North African thistle, which still grows in the wild today. Artichokes were first harvested by people …

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Pizza

Pizza By Elisabetta Ciardullo The best comfort food for adults and kids, pizza is beneficial for the spirit probably more than for the body. But sometimes it is as important to be happy after a meal, at least for me. The fact that I love pizzas with vegetable toppings the most, helps a lot to …

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Stuffed Red Bell Peppers (Peperoni Rossi Ripieni)

Stuffed Red Bell Peppers (Peperoni Rossi Ripieni) By Elisabetta Ciardullo Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and potassium, very low in calories (approximately 30 calories a piece!), bell peppers are a dream ingredient: flavorful, versatile, and very affordable most of the year, even if the natural harvesting season is summertime. Red bell peppers are the ripe version …

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Quinoa Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice By Fiona Riddle This non-traditional fried rice recipe uses quinoa in place of long grain white rice for a more nutrient dense spin on a takeout classic. It takes only 15 minutes to prepare (just make sure to cook your quinoa in advance), and is sure to be a hit at dinner, …

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