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Pici with chicken livers ragù

In Contest, Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Regional Italian cooking, Sauces, Tuscany On February 27, 2013 139 Comments

In Jenuary I decided to join the MTC, a challenge between bloggers: every month everybody make the same recipe, but all dishes are obviously different, ’cause everyone makes… Read More »

Once on shore we pray no more pt. 1 – Tortellini in a capon broth

In Christmas, Earth first course, Emilia, First course, Fresh pasta, Holidays, Home-made is better, Pasta, Regional Italian cooking, Soup On January 19, 2013 136 Comments

In Italy, especially in Southern Italy, there is a famous saying, which reads “passata la festa, gabbatu lu santu” (something like “once the holiday is gone, the saint… Read More »

Mantua memories: pumpkin tortelli

In Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Lombardy, Pasta, Regional Italian cooking, Vegetables On November 22, 2012 127 Comments

Ok, I have a soft spot for pumpkin… a big one, I might say. And, if the cream of pumpkin soup is my Achilles heel (those of you… Read More »

Swiss lasagna with zucchini, Gruyère and Sbrinz cheese

In Cheese, Contest, Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Vegetables On October 13, 2012 159 Comments

The origin of this recipe lies in a contest created by Switzerland Cheeses in collaboration with Tery of Peperoni e Patate, entitled “Switzerland in a dish“.  This contest… Read More »

Little suns stuffed with ricotta, mint and saffron in a zucchini sauce for Little Miss Sunshine

In Cheese, Cinema, Contest, Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Herbs, Home-made is better, Pasta, Spices, Vegetables On August 21, 2012 111 Comments

Today we talk about cinema, and the opportunity to speak of this love of mine (I'm saying I want to take a second degree in history of cinema… Read More »

AAA fresh wanted – Venere rice salad, spring/summer collection

In First course, Pasta rice and cereals salads, Single course, Vegetables On July 3, 2012 99 Comments

Do you like the hot weather? Do you like summer? Well, I don't mind that, except when the heat is excessive and, for business or pleasure, I find… Read More »

Back to cooking – zucchini flowers and saffron risotto

In Earth first course, First course, Risotto, Spices, Vegetables On June 12, 2012 841 Comments

I talk and talk, I promise and promise, and then I don't fulfil .. I'm just a lot of talking and a badge (do you remember this quote… Read More »

Spring smell and asparagus risotto

In Earth first course, First course, Risotto, Vegetables On April 27, 2012 94 Comments

  Say what you want, but some things smell like spring: that special light that makes green brighter, rainstorms, the smell of fresh cut grass (I could also… Read More »

Green mania (with a touch of red): broccoli and crispy sausage pasta

In Earth first course, First course, Pasta, Vegetables On March 25, 2012 85 Comments

Oh gosh! There never was such a riot of desserts on my blog, before! You would have even wondered if I softened, too … although, after the de-motivational… Read More »

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

In Cheese, Cold cuts, First course, Risotto On February 29, 2012 154 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 »