Chicken involtini
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Chicken involtini

Chicken involtini is nothing more than Italian chicken roulades filled with stuffing. First, the meat should be lightly pounded with a meat mallet, filled with spinach, mushroom and cheese, then rolled up, fried and finished cooking in the broth. The filling can be made from products such as sun-dried tomatoes, ricotta, ham, spinach, mushrooms or…

Broccoli soup
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Broccoli soup

This tasty and filling broccoli soup with root vegetables and roux is an easy-to-make first dinner course. Vegetable soups can take the form of a cream or remain unmixed, i.e. with pieces of vegetables and additives. Personally, I like both forms and which one I choose when cooking the soup depends on the type of…

Pasta shells stuffed with spinach and ricotta
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Pasta shells stuffed with spinach and ricotta

Pasta shells are a flour product that I go for when making dinner or a snack. Filled with filling, they can be baked with your favourite sauce or served without baking as a cold snack. Many products go well with pasta, including vegetables such as tomatoes, spinach, zucchini, eggplant and broccoli, seafood including shrimp and…

Brussels sprouts soup
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Brussels sprouts soup

Brussels sprouts are vegetables that work great in soups, salads and hot dishes such as casseroles. Depending on the type of the dish, you can use fresh or frozen brussels sprouts. Fresh brussels sprouts are available only for a short period of time during the year, unlike frozen brussels sprouts, which can be purchased all…

Eggplant Parmigiana
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Eggplant Parmigiana

Parmigiana (Parmigiana with eggplant or Parmigiana di Melanzane) is an Italian dish in which eggplant slices layered with tomato sauce and cheese are baked in the oven. This dish is most often served warm, although it can also be served cold, but for me it tastes best when served warm. Both dinner and lunch are…

Pork heart goulash
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Pork heart goulash

I am definitely one of those people who often includes offal-based dishes in their diet. This is influenced by two factors – taste and price. Unlike other types of meat, offal has a unique taste, no matter which piece you choose, it is certain that it will have a unique flavour. The second factor is,…

Baked quail
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Baked quail

Quail is a small bird that, when properly baked, delights with its taste. Despite its size, quail is not as easy to prepare as it may seem. I know something about this because I was served baked quail for dinner some time ago and it was difficult to eat. The mistake made with those quails…

Spilt pea soup
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Spilt pea soup

Spilt pea soup is one of my favourite soups. It is full of aroma, warming and satisfies hunger fantastically. Without a doubt, this is an iconic soup that I remember well from my childhood. My father used to cook it back home, he was proud of the fact that he learned how to make it…

Pasta with sprats
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Pasta with sprats

Pasta with sprats, tomato sauce and peppers is a lunch dish that is a great idea for an after-work dinner. As is often the case with dishes based on pasta, their preparation time is quite quick. In the case of this dish, the pasta I used was bucatini, which looks similar to spaghetti. However, it…