Whole grain pizza with red beets, chanterelles and goat cheese

Until recently I ate red beets only in a pickled form. My grandmother used to make pickled red beets every year and when there were no other vegetables for lunch, pickled red beets would be served instead. I loved it as a child (and still do), which might  come as a surprise. Me and my sister would compete whose tongue got more red, we ate a few pieces and then started showing our tongues to each other, as you can imagine we were very well mannered. Continue reading “Whole grain pizza with red beets, chanterelles and goat cheese”

Pizza with prosciutto, arugula, goat cheese and balsamic truffle glaze

Ok, who doesn’t like pizza? If you are one of them, this post is not for you. Pizza is one of my favourite dishes and is so versatile. You can make it more healthy or a caloric overload. When I was little, the only time my family went out to eat, was to a pizzeria. This was an event. I would always order the same thing (or my mother would) – pizza Four seasons and Coca-Cola (this was the only time I could have Coca-Cola with my meal, a special occasion). Back then, pizza at home was never so good as in a pizzeria. Now I’m all grown up and homemade pizza wins me over every time. It tastes better, you can put on it whatever you want (or whatever you have in your fridge at that moment) and it doesn’t need much effort to be great. You just need a pizza dough and a good tomato sauce. Oh and don’t forget the cheese, you have to have cheese. All the other ingredients are just extras.
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