Beetroot Risotto

If there is something that I will never be able to give up, is my risotto. And I mean real risotto, made the proper Italian way. Its such a adaptable dish which can be consumed with literally anything you need to get rid of in your fridge. My suggestion? Make a big batch and keep…

Saffron Spaghetti heaven

This is one of my absolute favorite perfect-go-to ways of having pasta. And its easily adaptable to any diet, as mine is a vegan version. I’ll warn you now: its not the cheapest nor the lightest, but dayum gurl this is a treat! Welcome to saffron spaghetti heaven ❤ Ingredients (serves 2) Pasta of your…

Panko Breaded Tofu

In my latest trend of experimentations with tofu, an ingredient pretty new to me, I’ve decided to combine the perfect breading to this versatile and healthy alternative. I must say, the outcome was pretty surprising. However I do suggest to use the firmest tofu you can find, and to add spices to the coating for…

Tofu Triumph

For the first time, I’ve attempted to cook something good with tofu. This versatile and neutral ingredient is really amazing to cook with, and just a magnificent substitute for chicken. Yes the quantities for this recipe are abundant, but doesn’t this dish look amazing? Ingredients 120g Firm tofu 1 tsp Coconut oil 2 tbsp Flour 150g Courgette 100g…

Upgraded Soup

It’s the story of my life: no time, no ingredients and a canned soup in the cupboard. I know, probably not the healthiest option, but hey, what does a student must do? So here is the deal: an upgraded soup. Just mix whatever you have on hand with that pre-made mixture and you’ve got yourself…

Salad me a lunch

Yes salad. But no salad. Just veggies. I mean, how can you even think of buying a whole lettuce thing and eating it before it goes bad? Not me, I need my carbs. Anyways wonderful salads can be made with all sorts of veggies. Best part? If you can grill some, it just becomes so…

Broccoli & tomato pasta

Love me some pasta. Love me some Dried Durum Wholewheat Semolina Pasta ❤ And perf combination of broccoli and tomato sauce just takes this deliciousness to the next level. Ingredients (SERVES 3) 200g Frozen broccoli florets 200g Tomatoes 100g Courgettes 50g Tomato passata 1 tsp Coconut oil or E.V. olive oil Salt & Pepper Onion & Garlic…

Lazy Weekend

Hi, I’m Margherita. And I’m an MSc student. I don’t know much about my international fellow students, but I spend a lot of time at home “trying” to study. Yes, my life is very sad. Not because I am often home, but because I don’t have time to cook, so pre-made, pre-cooked, pre everything products usually…

Western Noodles

There is just something about eating noodles. That sudden desire for Chinese food during the lecture just before lunch. Here is a simple and rather western interpretation of those noodles. Plus, with Bare Naked Noodles and their 8cal per portion, no need to feel guilty (and it’s vegetarian <3)! Ingredients Noodles (SERVES 2): 1 confection of…

Tomato Courgettes

Are you bored of eating the usual boring courgette/zucchini, cooked always in the same way? Do you want to get rid of that pesto sauce that has been sitting in the fridge for forever? Then you must try this tasty mediterranean recipe! Ingredients (SERVES 2): 1 tbsp E.V. Olive oil 400g Courgettes 20g Onion 150g Passata…

Dinner for one

Student dinner for one, with a little help from Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages. After all, I am in the UK, how can I possibly miss out on a sausage-night? Ingredients Hot dish: 2 Vegetarian Linda McCartney’s sausages 1/2 portion of tomato courgettes (recipe HERE) 5g Spring onions Cold dish: 1 slice Soya and Linseed bread…

Easy quinoa spinach salad

For a quick and easy university lunch, or for one of those days when you just feel like eating a big bowl of nutritional veggies. Makes you full without having to eat too many calories. Easy, cheap, vegan ❤ Ingredients: 100g Red tomatoes 200g Cucumber 70g Baby whole leaf spinach 50g Cooked quinoa 1 tsp Chia…