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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 »

Black and white fideuà for the MTC

In Contest, First course, Pasta, Sauces, Sea first course, Shellfishes, Spanish cuisine, Vegetables On May 20, 2013 249 Comments

Every month the challenge of the MTC becomes bigger and bigger. And, in April, Mai challenged us proposing us the fideuà, a Spanish dish (Catalan, to be precise, because… Read More »

Gluten free Red Velvet Cake

In Cakes and pies, Contest, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Fruits of the forest, Gluten Free, USA Cuisine On April 4, 2013 120 Comments

I’ll start with a confession: I  (cordially) hate layered cakes. You know, the classic birthday cakes: sponge cake with layers of custard or chantilly cream and then covered with… 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 135 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 »

Triumph of butter and hazelnuts – The Langarola cake

In Cakes and pies, Contest, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pantry cakes, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On November 15, 2012 98 Comments

If the gestation of the first recipe I sent to the Fiandino Farms’ Contest was long and painful, I had no doubt  about the second recipe (I could… Read More »

A finger food that tastes like autumn – Savoury panna cotta with beer jelly on a savoury shortpastry base

In Appetizer and Finger food, Beer, Cheese, Contest, Jam On November 7, 2012 102 Comments

This is the way I am, at least for blog-related things  (and not only for those): I burst in a flash, I enrol in a contest by instinct,… 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 153 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 »

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 105 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 »

Not only butter, pt. 2 – Lady’s little kisses, kisses and big kisses (Baci di dama)

In Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pastries, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On April 17, 2012 180 Comments

Here it is, my traditional buttery recipe… it's not a family tradition, but about a regional one, aka little treats made with hazelnut (a classic ​in Piedmontese cuisine)…. Read More »