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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 420 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 »

About roots and focaccia pugliese

In Apulia, Breads and pizzas, Italian cuisine, Leavened, Regional Italian cooking, Vegan, Vegetarian On November 20, 2013 376 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 528 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 97 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 1,536 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 »

Fried semolino with cheesy heart for the Swiss Cheese Parade

In Appetizer and Finger food, Cheese, Fried food, Vegetarian On November 6, 2013 466 Comments

I love themed cooking contest just like I love themed dinner.. in both cases everyone interpretes a theme from her/his unique point of view, and so you’ll have… Read More »

Water brioches for the week-end breakfast

In Breakfast, Dessert and Sweets, Light, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, Vegetarian On November 2, 2013 266 Comments

I won’t say a word about my home-made breakfast, ’cause I already told you all about them a million time. But (there’s always a but) in a week-end like… 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 550 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 217 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 »

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 419 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 »