As a good Italian, I love eating a bowl of pasta for lunch to fill me up and give me the energy to work until the evening. So I am always looking for ways to incorporate nutritious and seasonal pasta dishes in my weekly diet. For a healthy and light pasta dish to take to work in your lunch box or to make on a cold winter day, try this Whole Wheat Barilla Pasta with Brussels Sprouts, Pancetta, Walnuts and Lemon Zest.
Last week I wrote about my day out driving a Fiat 500 S Convertible TwinAir through South West London. I drove to some of my favourite neighbourhoods of London, Chelsea and Pimlico, but I also visited areas I rarely go to because they are difficult to reach by public transport such as Wandsworth and Battersea. Along the way I had time to stop for an excellent brunch at Queenswood, a lovely restaruant and café in Battersea Square.
I haven’t made a great use of my cake tins and stand mixer in the last few months, but this week I finally had a very good reason to get my oven on. Today I am celebrating my blog’s 5th anniversary, so I made a special, beautiful, layered cake: Lemon Cake with Rosemary Buttercream Frosting.
When I started my blog Mondomulia in November 2011, baking was a hobby and a way to relax after a week at work in an advertising agency. Now that I am a full time blogger working from home, baking is… Continue reading