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An ode to crazy seasons – Zucchini stuffed with leek and speck

In Cold cuts, Second course, Vegetables On October 15, 2013 304 Comments

I often hear talking about food seasonality, and it’s something very important if you want to cook in a healty, natural way, depending on what Mother Nature has to offer,… Read More »

Up to the mountains – Spinach spätzle with cream and speck

In Cold cuts, Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Pasta, Regional Italian cooking, Trentino Alto Adige, Vegetables On April 29, 2013 506 Comments

Oh, yes, now I’m addicted to mountain memories… and so, aided by the memories, by the desire to go to Alto Adige and by this wintery climate (and it’s… Read More »

(Three) risotto for a goodbye, a pavlova and five pigs

In Cheese, Cold cuts, First course, Risotto On February 29, 2012 334 Comments

This post tells an evening, a dinner to say goodbye to a dear friend, who left Turin today and will come back in a few months. This is… Read More »

The pleasures of the flesh: beef medallions hugged by lardo

In Beef, Cold cuts, Cooking for dummies, Meat, Second course On January 31, 2012 291 Comments

I am not a voracious meat eater, I don't stuff myself with steaks, stews, burgers, chickens and patties, and it's not because I don't like them (on the… Read More »

Danubio: from wherever you came from, you’re perfect just the way you are

In Appetizer and Finger food, Campania, Cheese, Cold cuts, Holidays, Leavened, New Year's Eve, Regional Italian cooking On January 8, 2012 372 Comments

As I already told you some time ago, I have the "ear" mania (aka when I read a cook book or a magazine, I dog ear every interesting… Read More »

I reinvented hot water (aka “my stupid idea on Tuesday”): rustic crostini with chopped lardo and black pepper

In Appetizer and Finger food, Cold cuts, Cooking for dummies, Spices On December 20, 2011 796 Comments

Last weekend could be renamed "Fear and Loathing in the Kitchen" … an entire Saturday (and I mean the whole day) spent between the four walls of a… Read More »

Potatoes and pumpkin gateau or gattò (but don’t tell Pupi)

In Casserole, Cheese, Cold cuts, Single course, Vegetables On November 17, 2011 1,018 Comments

  Pumpkin squash pumpkin squash… this is my leitmotif in the last period: in fact, I’m always looking for new recipes in which to use this adorable vegetable,… Read More »

Pizza Party, featuring Gabriele Bonci’s pizza

In Breads and pizzas, Cheese, Cold cuts, Leavened, Party, Single course, Vegetables On October 30, 2011 494 Comments

Hands up who doesn't love pizza! I bet no one raised his/her hand … let's face it, it's impossible not to love pizza, and not just 'cause I'm… Read More »

What’s going on in my head?! Squash, potatoes and prosciutto crudo tart

In Appetizer and Finger food, Cold cuts, Dried fruit, Herbs, Quiche and savory muffins, Savory tart, Single course, Vegetables On October 8, 2011 143 Comments

October has arrived, and with it arrived autumn, too … despite the nearly 90° F (30° C) we had this week, the other day the wind changed, and… Read More »

Litmus test: stuffed peppers

In Beef, Cold cuts, Herbs, Meat, Second course, Single course, Vegetables On August 27, 2011 190 Comments

Don't worry, the litmus test I'm talking about has nothing to do with the difficulty in making this dish (to tell the truth, it's quite simple), but it's… Read More »