Learn, Taste, Enjoy

Winter

  • An Italian Christmas, a slice of Panforte

    Candied fruits. Someone hates them, someone loves them. I have always been part of the first ones, small chunks of candied orange peel or candied pumpkin have the power to keep me

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  • An Italian Christmas, Cassatelle di Agira

    I grew up in the kitchen. The kitchen was the house's room where I spent most of my childhood, doing my homework, reading or watching my favourite tv series, while my mothers was cooking

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  • Cauliflower and split red lentils soup

     I said “welcome” to the New Year sitting beside the Thames river, looking at the fireworks, so grateful to be again in my favorite city with my family.

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  • Cuccia, legumes and wheat soup

    Working with food means researching and testing new eating habits.

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  • Pandarancio

    Several years ago I was watching a Nigella's TV series and, as usually happen, I was completely kidnapped by her words, her relaxed and confidential approach to food and cooking skill.

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  • Pappa al pomodoro, a Tuscan tomatoes and bread soup

    The first time I visited Florence I was a young tourist; those three days of many years ago I remember  a very cold weather and my inappropriate coat, the stunning city view from the Piazzale Michelangelo, the silent atmosphere early

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  • Pumpkin risotto

    You know, I’m a proud Sicilian woman, but I need to confess that one of my favourite dish is the risotto, a classic of the northern of Italy cuisine.

    Is there something more comforting than a creamy and

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  • Rame di Napoli and some notes about Halloween

    A soft spongy biscuits, rich in chocolate with a persistent scent of cloves, cinnamon and orange. All the smells that can bring to your mind that Christmas is near are closed in these delicious cookies.

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  • Savoy cabbage rolls

    The food the you see on my blog is the food that I usually cook for me, family and friend.

    I know, it may seems normal but... not, it doesn't.

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  • Sicilian scacciata

    The "scacciata" is a sort of flattened pizza, typical of Catania, my city.

    Omnipresent on the Christmas Eve

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  • Spiced pumpkin bread

     

    The pumpkin you can see on the picture is the “zucca mantovana”. Among the several kinds of pumpkin that grow in Italy, the Mantovana is my favorite one.

    The

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