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Chachouka for the Starbooks redone

In Eggs, Single course, Spices, Tunisian cuisine, Vegetables, Vegetarian On October 8, 2013 92 Comments

Today I’ll talk about a Tunisian dish, chachouka. I discovered this dish thanks to september Starbooks, that was about about a very interesting cookbook, River Cottage Veg Every Day by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, interely… 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 96 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 »

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 87 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 »

Back to cooking – zucchini flowers and saffron risotto

In Earth first course, First course, Risotto, Spices, Vegetables On June 12, 2012 608 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 »

Scent of winter – apple, cinnamon, pecans and honey muffins

In Breakfast, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, Spices On February 7, 2012 83 Comments

Some scents inevitably bring me back to certain seasons, certain places or specific moments in the past. They say that smell is a very powerful sense, able to… Read More »

Christmas Eve’s gingerbread men

In Breakfast, Christmas, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Glaze, Holidays, Home-made is better, North Europe cuisine, Spices On December 24, 2011 102 Comments

Here we are, today is the beloved or dreaded Christmas Eve, a day about preparations: clean up house, cooking (I have to make coniglio al civet -a rabbit… Read More »

I reinvented hot water (aka “my stupid idea on Tuesday”): rustic crostini with chopped lardo and black pepper

In Appetizer and Finger food, Cold cuts, Cooking for dummies, Spices On December 20, 2011 432 Comments

Last weekend could be renamed "Fear and Loathing in the Kitchen" … an entire Saturday (and I mean the whole day) spent between the four walls of a… Read More »

The slowness of the return: beef braised in Barbera

In Beef, Herbs, Meat, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Second course, Spices, Vegetables, Wine On November 30, 2011 261 Comments

  Just a few days ago I wrote that I would take a break from my blog, that I didn't know when I would come back, but that… Read More »

A lazy Wednesday: cumin carrots

In Arabic cuisine, Side dish, Spices, Vegetables On September 14, 2011 106 Comments

  Ok, I'm at the end of the meal… well, actually I'm at side dishes! I'm telling you I reached the end of the meal, 'cause today I… Read More »