Chorizo Carbonara

Last week I had an intense carb craving. I wanted something cheesy and starchy. I remembered there was a pack of chorizo slices leftover from my parents’ dinner party. I did a quick search of “chorizo pasta” and this easy recipe popped up. The main ingredients were chorizo, egg, cream and pasta, which I had.… Continue reading Chorizo Carbonara

Baked Caprese Crostinis

I’m about to board a plane to Barcelona! I’ll be gone until the end of the month, but I will still post new recipes and reviews when I have time between Gaudi visits. After Barcelona I will be in France. Be sure to follow @christineatsss on Instagram for daily updates of the amazing food I’ll… Continue reading Baked Caprese Crostinis

A Healthy Breakfast

I don’t want to sound like a huge cliche but yes, breakfast IS the most important meal! It really helps kick start your metabolism and you will feel less tired and less likely to over eat during the day. We never ate “proper” breakfast food at home until a few years ago. I have fond… Continue reading A Healthy Breakfast

Grilled Sardines and Tuscan Bread Salad Part 2

This is the perfect summer salad and a great accompaniment to the grilled sardines. Panzanella is a Tuscan salad made with crusty bread and tomatoes. The addition of feta and roasted red peppers gives it a Mediterranean flair. The original recipe called for anchovies in the dressing, but I didn’t have any on hand so I just… Continue reading Grilled Sardines and Tuscan Bread Salad Part 2

Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1

I’m all about weeknight dinners that are fast and hassle-free. Bonus points if they are healthy and nutritious! This recipe was taken from Jamie Oliver’s 15 Minute Meals. The book had some amazing recipes (and beautiful photographs), but I was skeptical about how fast a home cook could make these meals. For me, the whole… Continue reading Grilled Sardines with Tuscan Bread Salad Part 1