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Comfort dessert – Red wine poached pears

In Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Gluten Free, Italian cuisine, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine On March 19, 2014 226 Comments

Ok, fine, it’s like I totally forgot I have an English blog, too. I swear, I didn’t forget, it’s just that sometimes life gets in the middle. But… 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 279 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 »

About roots and focaccia pugliese

In Apulia, Breads and pizzas, Italian cuisine, Leavened, Regional Italian cooking, Vegan, Vegetarian On November 20, 2013 175 Comments

I believe I never told this, at least not so openly, but I think I have no roots. Not some of those that are strongly planted in a single… Read More »

Standing paccheri stuffed with sausage and pumpkin

In Earth first course, First course, Italian cuisine, Pasta On November 18, 2013 324 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 »

Piedmontese castagnaccio

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Italian cuisine, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Vegetarian On November 15, 2013 45 Comments

It’s time for the MTC, it’s chestnut time. Well, it’s November, e I had to expect a challenge like this, from someone who has chestnut in her own blog’s name. This… Read More »

Falling in love with a wheat grain – 100% Senatore Cappelli flour bread with natural leavening

In Breads and pizzas, Italian cuisine, Natural yeast, Vegan, Vegetarian On November 12, 2013 1,265 Comments

 Last week, afternoon, the bell rang. It’s the courier, for the third time in three days. But this time as soon as I have the package in my… 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 328 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 »

Pellegrino’s recipe – Liver “alla cacciatora”

In Beef, Italian cuisine, Meat, Pellegrino's recipes, Second course On October 28, 2013 105 Comments

I have a soft spot for secondhand; no, I didn’t say vintage (I think it’s pretentious), but secondhand. And this is not a casual passion, ’cause I took it from my dad…. 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 145 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 122 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 »