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Short pastry and season fruit to start this first December week

Grey sky upon the first weekend of Advent. In these days, leaves are turning yellow and golden and, slowly, light as delicate petals, they are falling … Continue reading Short pastry and season fruit to start this first December week

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From the Project Page: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

November Sunday in the garden Sweet vanilla persimmons up on the tree are getting ripe and zucchini flowers are to be picked: they long for being … Continue reading From the Project Page: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

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Pot roasted shoulder of lamb: when the dishes of tradition talk

Welcome in the kitchen! Last weekend, during a long beautiful driving up to the hills in the heart of Apulia region, there was time for a … Continue reading Pot roasted shoulder of lamb: when the dishes of tradition talk

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From the Project: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

A new harvest of tomatoes in the garden on October 5th: 1491gr after two more weeks. When we chose and sowed the seeds of tomatoes in … Continue reading From the Project: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

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From a crisp rosemary schiacciata to a millefoglie made of green

After a long very hot Summer, which made us long for appetizing fresh salads, thirst-quenching drinks and creamy fruit ice creams, now it is time again … Continue reading From a crisp rosemary schiacciata to a millefoglie made of green

In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

According to the wise farmer’s September rules: “An autumn that is warm and clear is good for next year.”Do you agree with this old saying? Wishing everybody a good start in the new September week ❤ Continue reading In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes

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The right time for the Piennolo tomato harvesting

Good news from the kitchen garden! Finally the time for harvesting the cherry “ciliegino” and the small heart-shaped “piennolo” tomatoes arrived. To have 826 gr tomatoes … Continue reading The right time for the Piennolo tomato harvesting

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Work in progress in the kitchen garden, puntarelle chicory and grilled tomatoes.

It was a very long, hot week. In Italy, people just celebrated “Ferragosto” and are still enjoying their holidays. In the meanwhile, the kitchen garden calls for some work in progress. Continue reading Work in progress in the kitchen garden, puntarelle chicory and grilled tomatoes.

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A bouquet of Zinnia flowers in bloom for our fresh Summer tastes

It keeps on being so hot in these Summer days and, in the garden, now it is the turn for a bouquet of beautiful zinnias to … Continue reading A bouquet of Zinnia flowers in bloom for our fresh Summer tastes

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Summer, the kitchen garden, home produces and small fresh delicacies

Hello, welcome in August! Despite the very high temperatures, I keep on taking care of my kitchen garden early in the morning. At this proper, it … Continue reading Summer, the kitchen garden, home produces and small fresh delicacies

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A soft fragrant cake as Summer dessert!

Hello! We are in the heart of Summer and at this time of the year, by visiting our food stores and markets, it is possible to find gorgeous fragrant Williams pears there. This ancient variety is widely known to be excellent for canned or processed uses. So, let’s bake a cake, which has the fresh taste of Summer and the soft intense spiced fragrance of cocoa and cardamom. Continue reading A soft fragrant cake as Summer dessert!

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What’s in the picnic basket for your Summer hiking?

Hello! It is getting really hot in these days and finally, after a long period of “staying at home”, there is a plenty of opportunities to … Continue reading What’s in the picnic basket for your Summer hiking?

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Shall we make a zucchini tart?

Hello! On this second week of June we are going to bake a tasteful zucchini tart, which perhaps would turn to be a delightful appetizer for … Continue reading Shall we make a zucchini tart?

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Crisp single crust polenta pie topped with broccoli, sausage and sweet Tropea onion. It tastes so good!

Then, it is the turn for steamed broccoli. You can watch the video I made to see how gently they cook with the other ingredients. All … Continue reading Crisp single crust polenta pie topped with broccoli, sausage and sweet Tropea onion. It tastes so good!

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Cocoa or vanilla daisy pastries?

Hello! We are enjoying warm Spring days, which are getting longer and longer. Sometimes, after dinner time, it might happen you want to enjoy a glass … Continue reading Cocoa or vanilla daisy pastries?

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A blueberry jam tart for your coffee pause

While it was and still it is pretty hot outside, we took our own time for preparing a tart with home made blueberry jam this afternoon. … Continue reading A blueberry jam tart for your coffee pause

Stockholm: Enjoy a majestic view from the romantic walking path of Monteliusvägen.

Hello! Looking back at these pics I took some time ago, it still seems to me to feel the vibrant atmosphere of my journey in Stockholm, where, it is easy to reach places by taking the subway and then having … Continue reading Stockholm: Enjoy a majestic view from the romantic walking path of Monteliusvägen.

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Let’s make small zucchini boats and red onion sauce for dinner

The red onion hisses in the pan with a couple of soup spoons of extra virgin olive oil. This is to start preparing a red onion sauce to be served with small zucchini boats on your dinner table. Continue reading Let’s make small zucchini boats and red onion sauce for dinner

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Home made white lasagna for the Easter table

It is the beginning of the first week of Spring and, in the range of crops at the food store, we might find the asparagus that … Continue reading Home made white lasagna for the Easter table

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A delicious dish for the Springtime table

Days are flowing towards the good season and, on the wave of staying at home, let’s try to focus on the delicious dishes we can prepare … Continue reading A delicious dish for the Springtime table

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Stay at home, listen to Mozart and enjoy cooking

Staying at home in these days is a good opportunity for spending more time with family. For this reason, let’s cook something appetizing for our loved … Continue reading Stay at home, listen to Mozart and enjoy cooking

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In the park and ornamental gardens of Drottningholm Palace

In the end Spring is right behind the corner again and if Sweden is in your plans, among your best preferred destinations for enjoying holidays, definitely, Drottningholm Palace and its fabulous Baroque styled gardens are worth a visit when you are in the nearby of Stockholm. Continue reading In the park and ornamental gardens of Drottningholm Palace

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An excellent dish: hand made pasta bows and broccoli on Mardi gras

Enjoy the dish in good company of your family and friends and wish everybody a good Mardi gras. Continue reading An excellent dish: hand made pasta bows and broccoli on Mardi gras

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A journey to Skokloster Castle, Sweden

My journey to Skokloster Castle took place on a beautiful morning, during early Autumn season. At the Central Station, in Stockholm, I caught the train heading … Continue reading A journey to Skokloster Castle, Sweden

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Choose a pattern for your focaccia: just the way you like it

In the early morning, before going to work, you can prepare a soft mixture for a focaccia dough. You need the following ingredients: 500 gr all … Continue reading Choose a pattern for your focaccia: just the way you like it

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Warm crisp crostini of bread and lentils to wish a wonderful 2020

It is Tuesday morning, on the last day of December 2019. For the table of the new year and for wishing all the best in 2020, … Continue reading Warm crisp crostini of bread and lentils to wish a wonderful 2020

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Lamb chops and bell peppers, a colorful and tasteful dish for your holiday season table

The time of holiday season is flowing and soon we will enter the new year. This is time for some relax and enjoying the good company … Continue reading Lamb chops and bell peppers, a colorful and tasteful dish for your holiday season table