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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 »

Russian Salad… and happy Christmas Holidays

In Appetizer and Finger food, Eggs, Home-made is better, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Vegetables On December 28, 2013 196 Comments

I know, I know, I missed my Christmas greetings for you, but I definitely didn’t forget about you all, so I’m sharing today a very Italian festive recipe,… Read More »

Breakfast mon amour – Yogurt and orange plum cake

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Citrus, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Home-made is better, Pantry cakes, Vegetarian On October 21, 2013 136 Comments

I’m not saying anything new, here… I just can’t say no to a good old home-made breakfast, usually based on cakes and similar, that are easy and quick… Read More »

In praise of simplicity and health – Apple cake made with extra-virgin olive oil

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Extra-virgin olive oil, Fresh fruit, Home-made is better, Italian cuisine, Pantry cakes On August 26, 2013 81 Comments

On this blog it works like this: one day we have lunch (or dinner), and the next time we have breakfast (or dessert). So, since the last post… 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 133 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 »

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 »

Towards Christmas – Pumpkin and cardamom jam

In Christmas is near - home-made gifts, Home-made is better, Jam, Spices, Vegetables On December 13, 2012 197 Comments

Have you already resigned to my pumpkin-oriented posts?! Good, because I don’t think this will be the last of the season. For sure, though, this is the first… Read More »

A festive dessert – Pistachio mille-feuille

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, French cuisine, Holidays, Home-made is better On December 3, 2012 99 Comments

Did I ever tell you that I have a passion for pistachios? No?! Well, now you know it: I am a pistachio-addicted! I can’t say no to a… Read More »

Mission pummarola

In Conserve, Herbs, Home-made is better, Vegetables On September 17, 2012 83 Comments

Today let's talk about pummarola (aka tomato in Campanian dialect)! During these last weeks in food blogs and in the real world I heard so much about tomato… 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 105 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 »