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Milk and black pepper risotto

In First course, Gluten Free, Risotto, Vegetarian On November 2, 2014 3,771 Comments

I won’t lie to you: I’m super-busy at the moment, with my two jobs, my life, my dog, and keeping and Italian blog and an English one is… Read More »

The perfect comfort food – Pasta e ceci (pasta and chickpeas)

In Earth first course, First course, Italian cuisine, Light, Soup, Vegan, Vegetables On January 28, 2014 688 Comments

There are starters, first courses, second ones, sides and desserts. And then there are those dishes that could cheer you up when you had a bad day, or… Read More »

Standing paccheri stuffed with sausage and pumpkin

In Earth first course, First course, Italian cuisine, Pasta On November 18, 2013 753 Comments

Here it is, my second recipe for Mangiare Matera contest (in cooperation with Scatti Golosi)… let’s say that, after almost a month in a low carb diet, this past week-end I… Read More »

Malfatti with herbs

In Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Regional Italian cooking, Tuscany, Vegetables, Vegetarian On October 30, 2013 743 Comments

Today I’ll share with you a recipe that nothing has to do with the traditional cuisine of my beloved Piedmont. In fact, today I’ll bring you to Tuscany,… Read More »

Piedmont in a plin raviolo

In Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On September 25, 2013 644 Comments

This month the MTC came back from the holidays, and it came back with a great recipe: Elisa, in fact, proposed  raviole del plin for this challenge. Easy, you could say, since… Read More »

Io Chef contest and Lucania tastes – Eggplant and potatoes gnocchi with squid and two tomatoes “ragout”

In First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Sea first course On September 16, 2013 329 Comments

I decided to take part in the Io Chef contest because it was an amazing opportunity in getting to know some products and tastes “made in Lucania“. I received… Read More »

Black and white fideuà for the MTC

In Contest, First course, Pasta, Sauces, Sea first course, Shellfishes, Spanish cuisine, Vegetables On May 20, 2013 630 Comments

Every month the challenge of the MTC becomes bigger and bigger. And, in April, Mai challenged us proposing us the fideuà, a Spanish dish (Catalan, to be precise, because… 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 754 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 »

Mountain memories – Pizzoccheri from Valtellina

In Cheese, Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Lombardy, Pasta, Regional Italian cooking, Vegetables, Vegetarian On April 22, 2013 413 Comments

When I think back to winter (and it’s very easy to do, since in these days the weather in Turin is so cold), I think about mountain. And,… Read More »

All-time great – Ricotta and spinach cannelloni

In Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Home-made is better, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Vegetables, Vegetarian On March 20, 2013 417 Comments

There is nothing you can do: there are some traditional Italian dishes strictly connected to holidays and festive occasions. When you see those dishes on the table, you… Read More »