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An ode to crazy seasons – Zucchini stuffed with leek and speck

In Cold cuts, Second course, Vegetables On October 15, 2013 452 Comments

I often hear talking about food seasonality, and it’s something very important if you want to cook in a healty, natural way, depending on what Mother Nature has to offer,… Read More »

Chachouka for the Starbooks redone

In Eggs, Single course, Spices, Tunisian cuisine, Vegetables, Vegetarian On October 8, 2013 526 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 »

Starbucks’ chocolate and coffee muffins (even for those who never set foot in a Starbucks)

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, USA Cuisine On October 3, 2013 1,833 Comments

I’ll start from the beginning, a few months ago, when I saw these muffins on Araba Felice‘s blog… I’m not a choco-maniac, I don’t look at a chocolat bar like I’d… 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 693 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 »

(Virtual) trip to Rome – Bucatini alla Gricia

In Egg whites only, Extra-virgin olive oil, Liguria, Lombardy, Party On September 21, 2013 386 Comments

I think I never told you that, but I LOVE Rome. I adore this city, it’s a city in which I could easily live (even if it’s more chaotic than my Turin)… 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 369 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 »

About themed dinner party and chili con carne

In Single course, Tex-Mex cuisine On September 13, 2013 274 Comments

I love themed dinner party… I could explore a foreigner cuisine, I could dress up like the ’50 or the ’80 or I could use a musical or… 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 508 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 »

You can find me here!

In Thoughts and words On July 26, 2013 166 Comments

  Another super-quick post… just to tell you that, from now on, you can also find me on Bloglovin! Here’s the link to find me and, as you… Read More »

Lamb chops coated with pistachios

In Dried fruit, Italian cuisine, Lamb, Meat, Nuts, Second course On July 24, 2013 449 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 »