tortilla de patatas by allosimone
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tortilla de patatas with gochujang & woody herbs

While the aim to keep authentic recipes authentic is indeed a respectable one, there's no doubt it can be quite exciting when a classic dish gets a twist - the result sometimes turns out to be absolutely delicious! I think the important thing is to treat the original recipe with respect. After all, without it, there would be no twist.   Tortilla de patatas originates from Spain, and that's...
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slow-cooked lentil bolognese

There's nothing quite so comforting as a dish that is both hearty and nostalgic. And I think Bolognese sauce (also known as Bolognese ragù) falls into that category for many people. Although I don't eat much meat and my boyfriend eats none, we've found that you can make an equally satisfying meal without the beef - and even without the dairy. Come with me! I'll show you. how to make an...
greens, grains and beans by allosimone
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saucy grains, beans and greens (+more)

When I think about it, I think my preferred style of cooking might very well be “looks harder to make than it is”. Most of the things I prepare are simply the result of having a kitchen stocked with some good fridge / pantry / freezer staples + whatever inexpensive seasonal produce I can find at the grocery store that week. The main rules are: 1) Do your best not to waste, 2) Try to eat a...
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creamy no-dairy pumpkin “risotto”

What do you do when you want risotto but you've got neither rice nor dairy? Why, you get creative of course.   A lot of the time, I don't really know what I'm cooking until the food is already halfway done. Most meals in our house answer the question, “What can one make with that?” - lucky for us, things usually turn out pretty well. This time, I felt like having a risotto-ish dish. We...