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I create recipes for:

She Knows
Skinny Ms. 
Honest Cooking  

You can also see me at:

Honest Cooking
A Luxury Travel Blog

Get to know me more with these interviews:

Juan in EU Magazine
B&B Gli Artisti
ALMA La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana - 100 Voci per la Sala  

To see pictures of these recipes, go to:

My recipes & blog were featured at: 

ALMA, La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana


Best of Holiday Food - Hazelnut & Cocoa Truffles with Piment d'Espelette 
Chocolate Almond Cake With Caramelized Plums in Cognac 

Bon Appetit

Barley Salad with Chickpeas, Fava Beans and Peas

I Borghi Più Belli D'Italia & Marche Tourism 

#OffidaPhotowalk Winner - Photo winner (2nd place)

The Boys Club

Rosè and Elderflower Cocktail With Wild Strawberries


9 Clever Uses For Your Leftover Champagne - Clams in Prosecco
16 Ways To Add Booze To Your Holiday Menu, Because 'Tis The Season - Bacon-Wrapped Baked Brie with Port Wine Cranberry Sauce 
11 Cheesy Recipes To Make Sure This Is The Best Thanksgiving You've EVER HAD - Fried Ham and Cheese Rolls 
11 Easy Thai Food Recipes That We Promise You Really Can Make Yourself - Thai Chicken Basil
13 Super Bowl Chicken Wing Recipes That Give Buffalo And Mild A Much-Needed Timeout - Chicken Lollipops 
15 Hot Chocolate Recipes You Can Cozy Up To While Juno Wreaks Havoc Outside - Cioccolata Calda 
15 Valentine's Day Drinks That Will Make You Go All Heart-Eye-Emoji, Because Chances Are You're Gonna Need A Cocktail - Rosé & Elderflower Cocktail 
16 Oscar Party Recipes Based On Your Favorite Best Picture Nominees, From 'Birdman' To 'Boyhood' - Crocchette di Patate (Potato Croquettes)
11 Spring Salad Recipes That Take Healthy Eating To A Whole New Delicious Level - Sea Asparagus Salad with Grilled Shrimp Skewers 
12 Avocado Recipes For Spring That Prove There's More To Life Than Guacamole - Avocado Green Tea Almond Ice Candies 
15 Smoothie Recipes That Are So Deliciously Simple, You Won't Even Realize How Healthy They Actually Are - Wild Blueberry, Mint, and Flaxseed Smoothie and Banana Oat and Almond Smoothie 
12 Ways To Make Fancy Cheese Toast, Because You're a Grown-Up But This Is Still The Best Food Ever - Scamorza & Anchovy Crostini and Robiola & Pistachio Crostini 
12 Microwave Meals To Make In Your Dorm Room When You Need A Break From The Campus Dining Hall - Sweet Potato Mash with Cinnamon and Pistachios 
11 Pasta Salad Recipes that Prove This Dish Is Made for Year-Round Consumption - Cold Pasta Salad with Burrata and Slow Roasted Tomatoes
17 Super Bowl Party Appetizer Recipes Perfect For Pregaming - Chicken Parmesan Rolls
15 Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes That Will Steal The Show - Eggplant Parm Bites


30 Delicious Things to Cook in June - Barley Salad With Chickpeas, Fava Beans and Peas
15 Surprisingly Creative Vegan Smoothie Recipes - Chamomile, Strawberry & Quinoa Smoothie
23 Sicilian Dishes To Die For - Pasta with Sardines and Sfingi 

Cool Mom Picks

8 Must-Try Smoothie Recipes for a Fresh & Fruity Summer  - Frutti di Bosco, Oat & Almond Smoothie 

Cosmopolitan (Greece)

8 Calzones That Will Speak to Your Heart - Cheesy Calzone with Kale and Spinach

La Cuisine Italienne 

Lasagne al Ragù (photo credit)  

The Daily Meal

Vignola Cherry Brown Butter Tart and the Ancient Village of Pitigliano

DDG Daily 

Hugo Cocktail  
Mixed Paella With Chorizo
Dark Chocolate Pancake & Banana Towers 
Almond, Blueberry and Chocolate Ganache Pancakes 

Endless Simmer

100 Ways to Use an Avocado - Avocado, Salmon Egg Crostini 

Eat Seed

Top Ten Sesame Seed Recipes - Jasmine Rice with Avocado, Mint & Black Sesame Seeds


Blog of the Day (13 December 2012)

Foodies 100  

Ten at Ten (70): The International Flavours Edition - Plantain Pouches With Nougat & Rum Caramel Sauce


Food Blog of the Day - Orange Rice with Cinnamon & Chocolate (11 March 2011)
Drink Blog of the Day - Chamomile, Blueberry & Almond Smoothie (16 February 2013) 
Drink Blog of the Day - Strawberry, Lime and Basil Smash (13 August 2014)


Frutti di Bosco, Oat & Almond Smoothie

The Gloss

10 Candy Recipes With Skin-Beautifying Ingredients - Mango Ice Candy

Grazie UK

Choctastic! 7 Ideas for Using Up Your Leftover Easter Eggs

Gustoblog (in Italian)

Vitelotte Gnocchi al Burro e Salvia (Butter & Sage)

Healthy Recipes Magazine

An e-magazine in pdf format
Mustard and Honey Salmon With Fennel


Panino With Chicken Mayo, Onions & Arugula

Huffington Post

Kitchen Daily - Calamari Ripieni (Stuffed Calamari) 
19 Quick and Easy Polenta Recipes - Lemon Polenta Cake With Wild Blueberry Sauce
Trifle Recipe For an Easy Dessert Almond Cake, Ricotta & Cherry Trifle
14 Ways to Bake Pasta - Pasta Arraganata (Baked Pasta With San Marzano Tomatoes)  
Speck Recipes - Speck Skewers With Herb Mayonnaise and Grilled Mediterranean Aubergine Bundles With Provola
Tartiflette: The Best Mix of Potatoes, Bacon and Melted Cheese 
Burrata Recipes So Divine, You'll Be Convinced It's The Earth's Best Cheese 
12 Desserts That are Served, Simply, on a Spoon
Trifle Recipes That Will Do All The Work For You 

Honest Cooking

Frutti di Mare al Cartoccio: Baked Seafood Pouches 
Peas, Fava Beans and Herb Flowers with Lemon Ricotta Cream
Baked Filo Filled with Thyme and Lemon Feta 
Grilled Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce  
Favorite Places to Eat in the Philippines  
Celebrating Philippine Cuisine in the Netherlands
Eating Your Way Through The Delicious History of Sofia, Bulgaria  

Italian Reflections

Top Italian food blogs and websites to follow in 2013
My Interview


Insalata di pera e uva tiepida caramellata con salsa al gorgonzola
Pollo all'aceto balsamico con patate
Vivere in Italia: Il Cibo 
Carne al Barolo con Uva 
Frappè di Fragole Alcoliche e Aceto Balsamico 
Nido di Asparagi e Agretti con Uova 
Ciliegie al Forno con Aceto Balsamico e Brandy 
Involtini di Manzo Ripieni di Ortica in Vino Rosso e Aceto Balsamico 

Imbibe Magazine

Chamomile, Strawberry & Quinoa Smoothie

Instant Naturel

Frozen Blueberry Yogurt in Fresh Lemon Bowls With Instant Naturel Sprinkles
Instant Naturel's Cake Decorations Given New Look

Jam Cook

An iPhone recipe app where you can find more than a hundred recipes of Apron and Sneakers.

Juicy Love - A Simple Guide to Juicing by Korsha Palmer 

An e-guide in pdf format (photo credit) 
Avocado, Pistachio & Strawberry Smoothie  

The Kitchn

7 Fresh Ideas for Spring Pasta Dishes - Mezze Maniche Gigante with Spinach, Raisins, Almonds & Sun-Dried Tomatoes 
Delicious Links - Salmon, Orange & Pomegranate Salad 
Delicious Links  - Pizza with Ricotta, Strawberries & Chocolate / Nutella
Delicious Links - Fig, Grape & Spinach Salad 


Everything You Want to Know About Extra Virgin Olive Oil
What Do You Put in That Antipasto Platter 
Why Bulgaria is Your Next Travel Destination 
Make Your Food Photos Look Professional 


Supporting blogger  

Natural History 

Bruschetta with Tomatoes & Basil

Recetin (in Spanish)

Riso Cantonese

Redbook Magazine (online)

Fully-loaded Bacon Breakfast Basket

San Pellegrino

Gricia (White Amatriciana)


Eco-Friendly Fish Recipes for Sardines, Herring, and Other Small Fish - Dried Herring, Fried Rice and Egg (Tuyosilog)

She Knows

I write and develop recipes for She Knows.  Click on this link to take you to the recipes there.   
Daily Flavor - Food Blogger of the Month of January 2013 with 23 featured daily recipes
Top 21 Savory Grilling Recipes - (2 Recipes) Tuna, Salmon & Swordfish Skewers and Grilled Salmon With Caramelized Onions
26 Recipes to Make Before September is Over 
Our 20 Most-Pinned Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals, Ever! 
Marsala is Pantone's Color of the Year and We Can't Wait to Cook with It 
17 Super Bowl Recipes That Will Score Big 
List View On Off 21 Easy 20-Minute Meals to Make for Dinner Tonight 
21 Salmon Recipes You Can Make in Under 20 Minutes 

Something Swanky

More Than 50 Dessert Mousse Recipes - Raspberry & Blueberry Mousse

The Smart Living Network

Top 10 Food Bloggers to Follow in Pinterest

Stash Tea

Chamomile, Strawberry & Quinoa Smoothie 
Farfalle Italiane with Matcha Green Tea, Pistachios, Raisins & Zucchini 

The Traveling Vineyard

In collaboration with The Traveling Vineyard for their Food & Wine Pairings
Broccoli Rabe & Salsiccia Lasagna
Chicken Parmesan Burgers
Cornflake Crusted Fish With Chili Tartare Sauce
Fried Ham and Cheese Rolls
Lemon and Oregano Chicken Fillet
Lemon and Orange Risotto With Calamari & Zucchini
Lemon Herb Chicken and Potatoes 
Lemony Mashed Vitelotte Potatoes with Baked Fish in Sticks 
Making Round Pizzas at Home
Mustard & Honey Salmon with Fennel
Pasta in Bianco 
Pepper Rolls With Robiola and Smoked Paprika 
Pita Bread with Italian Meat Sauce & Salad 
Pork Chops and Saffron Rice with Zucchini, Peas and Pancetta
Ricotta & Pear Cake
Rosemary Sausage Skewers, Potato Chorizo Salad, and Soft Boiled Egg  
Sautéed Mussels and Clams (Sauté di Cozze e Vongole) 
Spaghetti All’Amatriciana 
Tuna, Salmon and Swordfish Skewers
Veal Piccata al Marsala and Lemon Mashed Potato Quenelles
Yellow Curry Shrimp


Turkey Alternative: Italian Stuffed Beef
Celery Root, Apple and Walnut Salad 
Sautéed Peas with Pancetta and Onions 
Mini Vegan Pumpkin and Pistachio Pies 
Thanksgiving appetizer: Tomato-Stuffed Pouches 
Thanksgiving cocktail: Godfather espresso 
Lemon Ricotta with Peas, Fava Beans, and Herb Flowers 

Tori Spelling

Foodista: Tasty Spring Salads

Upwave (CNN)

What's Fresh: May Smoothie Recipes


Hazelnut Pancakes with Roasted Figs & Reduced Marsala Sauce 

Vanity Fair (Italy) 

10 Ricette di Finger Food per il Party Perfetto

Washington State University Magazine

Tiny seed, big prospects (Photo credit-quinoa)

Wikipedia (cited as references for recipes)

Banana Leaf (Reference #9)
Arroz a la Cubana (Reference #2)
Fregula (External link #1)


Nibbles & Bits - Mini Sandwiches  
Nibbles & Bits - Vitelotte Potato, Blue Cheese & Tomato Salad

25 Things To Do With Canned Tuna and Other Non-Perishable Food Recipes, A Cookbook to Benefit Sandy Hurricane Victims Compiled by Sharon Fuentes

An e-cookbook in pdf format
Polpette di Tonno (Tuna Balls)
Pasta With Tuna, Capers & Tomato Sauce 
Rice Salad With Tuna, Tomatoes & Corn 
Buckwheat, Quinoa & Rice Salad with Clementine, Tuna & Tomatoes 

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