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Home-made mayonnaise ready in 30 seconds

In Cooking for dummies, Home-made is better, Quick recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian On February 9, 2014 377 Comments

This will be a very quick and trivial post, but I assure you it will be also very useful. And, if this is not enough, the recipe is very easy and the result delicious…. Read More »

When time is pressing… cake with whole oranges in it

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Citrus, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Pantry cakes, Quick recipes On July 17, 2013 135 Comments

Time is very very pressing, right now: work, projects, life, so sometimes I barely manage to stay at home for two or three hours… and, needless to say,… Read More »

Pearls of the summer – Ricotta truffles

In Cheese, Chocolate, Cold dishes, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pralines On August 10, 2012 93 Comments

The queen of false promises came back.. each time, in fact, more and more time passes between a post and the following one. I am a genius of… Read More »

Sciué sciué – friselle with cherry tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella

In Appetizer and Finger food, Breads and pizzas, Cheese, Cold dishes, Cooking for dummies, Extra-virgin olive oil, Herbs, Holidays, Regional Italian cooking, Southern Italy, Vegetables On July 28, 2012 133 Comments

Live from Calabria (haven’t I said that I’d write from somewhere else, this time?), in a seaside-holiday mode, I leave you a sciué sciué (it means “quick quick”… Read More »

Not only butter, pt. 3 (and 4) – Quail eggs with brown butter

In Appetizer and Finger food, Contest, Cooking for dummies, Second course On April 18, 2012 169 Comments

Third (and fourth) and last buttery recipe (always for the Occelli butter contest), and this time the key word is not just "butter", but also "quick". Thinking about… 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 89 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 »

Tough but soft-hearted: chocolate flan with a soft heart

In Chocolate, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets On January 26, 2012 162 Comments

The amazing things in life are the unforeseen, unexpected ones, those small or insignificant details that deviate from the usual order of events and that, therefore, affect us…. 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 564 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 »

A lazy Tuesday – Vegetable stock-cube

In Concentrated, Conserve, Cooking for dummies, Herbs, Vegetables On December 6, 2011 3,836 Comments

I return to the charge with my lazy posts .. and this is lazy squared! Why lazy squared? First of all because this is a quick preparation: it… Read More »

A simple cake for breakfast: apple and yogurt cake

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Pantry cakes On September 19, 2011 3,117 Comments

Now that the weather starts to be cooler and consequently turning on the oven is more appealing (I don’t know about you, but here in Turin Friday I… Read More »