Should I Become a Vegetarian?

Now, that is a good question… I keep asking myself every now and then whether I should take the plunge and just forget about meat and fish completely. Becoming vegetarian is such a great achievement, really, it takes a lot of strength and self discipline. Well, at least, for carnivores like me. If I close…

Read More

The Perfect Risotto

Dear friends and food enthusiasts, today we are going to talk about one of the most challenging Italian recipes you can try at home: the famous risotto. Rice has a longstanding tradition in Italian cuisine, particularly in the Northern region. Known since ancient Roman times, it started to be extensively produced in the XV century.…

Read More

Don’t worry… have curry!

I have to say, curry is hands down my all-time favorite dish and it will always be. Its sumptuous taste and marvelous aroma, given by a wisely prepared spice mix and loving preparation, hits my senses like nothing else. It’s hearty, comforting, healing… almost divine. Seriously. But what is a curry exactly? The term curry…

Read More

Ragù alla Bolognese

Arguably nothing epitomizes Italian cuisine more than ragù alla Bolognese. That’s right, mind the spelling… if you are reading “Bolognaise” on a menu, you are not getting the real deal! Renowned worldwide as the premier pasta sauce, even more than pesto or Alfredo sauce, the ragù is the bar against which every true Italian cook…

Read More

King Salmon

Dear friends and fellow cooks, this week we are going to talk about salmon, which undoubtedly is the most popular fish variety used in cuisines worldwide. While being native to the oceans, particularly North Atlantic and Pacific, salmon can be found today in almost every part of the world, both farmed and wild. Actually, farmed…

Read More

Know your herbs: Rosemary

Hello fellow chefs! This is our first post on natural ingredients for our home cooking and today we are going to talk about the beautiful, evergreen, fragrant rosemary. It’s incredible how many artificial ingredients and food additives (both flavorings and colorings) are present in our food today. We sometimes make it even worse by using…

Read More

Simple recipes for simple people

The journey begins! Actually… the journey resumes! To explain why let me hop on the time machine with Marty McFly and Doc Brown to get back to when it all began… Cambooza started in early 2011 as a cooking application, with a mission to provide working people with a simple tool to help put together…

Read More