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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 469 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 »

Lamb chops coated with pistachios

In Dried fruit, Italian cuisine, Lamb, Meat, Nuts, Second course On July 24, 2013 429 Comments

Today I’ll be of few words, but I’ll leave you a “love at first sight” recipe. Starring: lamb chops (that I love) and pistachios (that I adore, but… Read More »

Torta Pasqualina, a Ligurian Easter Savoury Pie

In Cheese, Easter, Holidays, Italian cuisine, Liguria, Quiche and savory muffins, Regional Italian cooking, Savory tart, Vegetables, Vegetarian On June 4, 2013 906 Comments

I seriously hope this post could be a talisman for a milder weather conditions, ’cause here in Turin autumn is back! And I crave for picnic, so I… Read More »

A stroke of genius – Caprese cake with Bronte pistachios

In Cakes and pies, Campania, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Italian cuisine, Nuts, Pantry cakes, Regional Italian cooking On May 9, 2013 220 Comments

I don’t know how many times I’ve told you that I adore pistachios , I don’t know whether it’s necessary to repeat this concept again or I have to… 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 »

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 542 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 »

Thursday fish (?) – Scabbardfish rolls

In Fish, Italian cuisine, Second course, Wine On November 1, 2012 371 Comments

Maybe the title puzzled you.. wasn’t it “Friday fish“? Yes, but what can you do if I decided to make these rolls for a Thursday night? I admit… 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 628 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 »

Experimenting with pizza stone – pizza with poolish method

In Breads and pizzas, Italian cuisine, Leavened, Single course On September 26, 2012 3,379 Comments

My dear friend MJ of Mj’s kitchen asked me a little time ago to write a guest post for her while she waits her kitchen’s remodeling. She asked… Read More »