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Comfort dessert – Red wine poached pears

In Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Gluten Free, Italian cuisine, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine On March 19, 2014 226 Comments

Ok, fine, it’s like I totally forgot I have an English blog, too. I swear, I didn’t forget, it’s just that sometimes life gets in the middle. But… Read More »

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 196 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 »

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 »

Piedmont in a plin raviolo

In Earth first course, First course, Fresh pasta, Italian cuisine, Pasta, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On September 25, 2013 145 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 »

Once on shore we pray no more, pt. 3 – Stuffed capon

In Capon, Christmas, Holidays, Meat, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking, Second course On February 7, 2013 97 Comments

This recipe marks the end of my “once on shore we pray no more” serie, born to remember Christmas holidays, which now are just a distant memory. Between… 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 »

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 »

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 290 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 »

Meliga pastries – the revenge

In Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On October 16, 2011 124 Comments

When Katherine asked me to write a guest post for her beautiful blog, while she is on vacation, I wondered what recipe I could write about, since I… Read More »

A short return to Piedmont: stuffed peaches

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On August 11, 2011 113 Comments

Unfortunately my holidays in Verona and Berlin are over, and they were wonderful: Verona (we used Verona as a base to go to Villafranca, where we went to… Read More »