Monthly Archives: August 2012


BeyondPasta is closed this week, finally I am on vacaaation! But since I am a good girl, I wrote this post for you in advance, I didn’t want you to have to go a whole week without a new recipe! I look forward to tell you all about Dakos: feta cheese, olives and tomatoes over a crispy bread soaked in olive oil and the juice from the tomatoes and olives. I am sure this clue is enough for you to … Continue reading

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

And I found myself browsing through a 900 pages recipe book and not a single one has what it takes! That happens, sometimes. And it happend the other day. These kind of situations tend to end either really badly, or stunningly! The first situation is when I cook something I really didn’t feel like eating, and after dinner I need something sweet to compensate the disappointment. The second case usually means I make a new recipe, probably a combination of … Continue reading

Glass of Tiramisu

This glass of tiramisu is DE-LI-CI-OUS!! A variation of the classic Tiramisu that can be done in 10 minutes and enjoyed right away. No baking required, just mixing. Perfect for those nights when you need something sinfully sweet to end your dinner, and you need it right away. The hubby always wants Tiramisu, so one night, after dinner, I quickly prepared this Glass of Tiramisu and surprised him. Well, I also surprised myself, it was to die for! Definitely worth … Continue reading

Rice Salad

Yes, again, another recipe from Italy. This is originally called insalata di riso, rice salad, a delicious cold dish for the summer. Rice salad is perfect for a quick lunch since you make it beforehand and cool it in the fridge ready to serve. It is also perfect to take to work for a nice homemade lunch! It is great also for a summer party, since it can simply be made in great quantity and served cold. For best results … Continue reading