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Not only butter, pt. 2 – Lady’s little kisses, kisses and big kisses (Baci di dama)

In Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pastries, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On April 17, 2012 186 Comments

Here it is, my traditional buttery recipe… it's not a family tradition, but about a regional one, aka little treats made with hazelnut (a classic ​in Piedmontese cuisine)…. Read More »

Not only butter, pt. 1 – Beef turnovers filled with spinach served with walnut sauce

In Beef, Contest, Dried fruit, Meat, Sauces, Second course, Vegetables On April 15, 2012 124 Comments

Prepare yourselves, 'cause this will be the first of 3 posts with a common ingredient, butter. I chose to title this series "not only butter", 'cause we certainly… Read More »

Go, spring!

In Arabic cuisine, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pantry cakes, Wine On March 10, 2012 836 Comments

Picture by Eleonora Today a bright sun shines in Turin, and it should last for the entire weekend, quite conveniently, since I'm going on a little getaway. I… Read More »

Scent of winter – apple, cinnamon, pecans and honey muffins

In Breakfast, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, Spices On February 7, 2012 103 Comments

Some scents inevitably bring me back to certain seasons, certain places or specific moments in the past. They say that smell is a very powerful sense, able to… Read More »

Home-made is better: cugnà

In Conserve, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Home-made is better, Jam, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On November 13, 2011 115 Comments

With this recipe I officially start (perhaps I should include some old recipes, though) a new "section", and I'm calling it Home-made is better, a section dedicated to… Read More »

A lazy Friday – eggplant and walnuts cream

In Appetizer and Finger food, Dried fruit, Sauces, Vegetables On October 14, 2011 171 Comments

Every once in a while, especially in fall and winter seasons, it's good to indulge in laziness .. so, today's recipe is a simple one, with only few… 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 88 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 »

About holidays and Ligurian style rabbit

In Dried fruit, Herbs, Holidays, Liguria, Meat, Rabbit, Regional Italian cooking, Second course On August 18, 2011 119 Comments

As I promised in this post I'll talk about holidays, my holidays, of course. This year, in spite of the few days off, we managed to have a… Read More »

Cous cous shapes with Genoese pesto, zucchini and pine nuts on Taleggio cheese sauce

In Cheese, Cold dishes, Dried fruit, Earth first course, First course, Herbs, Pasta rice and cereals salads, Single course, Vegetables On July 29, 2011 93 Comments

With this recipe, I broke all records for title length … in fact, I could only put a "Viendalmare" (in Eglish, literally, "Comesfromthesea": in Italian, it's a fake… Read More »

A boost of life: Nutella cheesecake

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit On July 22, 2011 146 Comments

On summer you should eat plenty of vegetables, lots of fruits, eat light foods and drink a lot. The key is "you should": I love vegetables (while I… Read More »