Cristian Marino Chef | Author

Thank you for visiting my site . Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m Cristian Marino Traveling chef since 1999 and Author of the book: The “Recipes” of my Smile ! I created this blog to keep you updated on my travels and to share some easy recipes to make at home. I am 39…

How to make a whole wheat pizza

Ingredients: For 2 pizza of 30 cm diameter For the dough: Water 0,2 l All-purpose white flour 20 g  Whole wheat flour 200 g Fresh yeast 7 g  Salt 12 g  Extra virgin olive oil 8 g  For the tomato sauce: Canned tomatoes 0,250 kg  Garlic one clove Crashed black pepper “one twist” Extra virgin…

“Vitello Tonnato”

Some curiosities about vitello tonnato Did you know that ? Vitello tonnato Is a typical dish of “Italian cuisine” based on thin slices of veal covered with a tasty sauce made of:Capers, Anchovies and Mayonnaise. It can be served both as an appetiser and as a main course in hot Italian summers. The most probable…

Cod al “Cartoccio”

Cartoccio is an Italian cooking method which means cooking on a paper wrapper or aluminum foil Do you want to learn how to cook ” Al Cartoccio “? See the recipe below Ingredients: 350 g of white of cod fish fillet, I have used cod for this recipe, but any fish  would work just fine 50g…

“Overnight Oats” a recipe by Cristian Marino

Leave the following ingredients to “rest” in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours. Ingredients:Oats 30 gPlain yogurt 125 g One teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of natural apple juice without additives Then let it “rest” in the fridge overnight or for at least 8 hours. Before serving :Sliced banana 70 gBlueberries…

How to make a perfect poached egg?

Do you want to learn how to make the perfect poached egg? Very Simple, follow the 5 steps below: The “secret” to poached eggs? The freshness of the eggs is very important, if the eggs are not very fresh it will be difficult to obtain perfect poached eggs. 1 Open the egg and pour it…

The Black and White “Smile”

Special edition of The Recipes of my Smile Special edition of the book – The Recipes of my Smile totally in black and white . A strong story that tells one of the side effects of Covid-19 and how important it is to maintain an optimistic approach to life, always and in any case.365 days…

Le “Ricette” dietro il Sorriso

Ora disponibile la versione italiana dopo il successo di: The “Recipes ” of my Smile Una storia forte che racconta uno degli effetti collaterali del Covid-19 e di come sia importante mantenere un approccio di vita ottimistico nei confronti della vita, sempre e comunque. Inoltre scoprirai alcune ricette cucinate da me durante nel primo Lockdown…