Okroshka … from Russia with love

Okroshka1bNo, I haven’t lost my marbles yet. Not all of them anyway. This really is a cold soup from Russia (James Bond not included, sorry).

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Coconut lime bites

clb1bSummer is back, and so is my obsession with coconut and lime.

Today, I decided to tempt you with a twist on coconut macaroons. They are crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, with a pop of bright lime… you’ll be loving me all summer, I promise!

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Italy: pasta carbonara


When you talk about Italy, it’s hard not to mention the classics: the sun, the singing language, the traffic… and most importantly, la cucina: the insalata caprese, the antipasti, the involtini, the gelati, pizza and, of course, pasta! In particular, the most famous one of them, pasta carbonara.

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