It was this morning when I caught this view of the zinnias flowers in the garden. They are still there, beautiful in their lively brightness and … Continue reading From the Project: In the Kitchen Garden – Flowers, Vegetables and Quotes
The new week started with checking the bread dough left to rest for a night.Indeed, the next morning, the bread dough seemed to have that peculiar … Continue reading Recipe for good bread
Hello October! The week is painted with the golden colors of Autumn and one of the most prepared dishes at this time of the year, according … Continue reading The cosy feeling of a faba beans purée
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
“What would you do on October 4th, if you were in Stockholm?”- one might say. If I were in the city today, no matter for the … Continue reading Kanelbullens dag
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
This week sunflowers started blooming in the garden, so I enjoyed catching their bright smile and infinite beauty. What kind of flowers would you like to … Continue reading Let the sunflowers shine of their own light
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
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
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.
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
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
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!
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?
Hello! Summer season is at the door, we enjoy the European football championship and we love pasta. These are the three main ingredients for our special … Continue reading Spaghetti dish, the European football championship and Summer season
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?
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!
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?
A dish has to talk to you. Indeed, all senses have to be activated to feel its vibrations. Even though you are not a chef, but, … Continue reading Spring in the kitchen
Hallo! It is the first Sunday of May and we want to prepare a delicious dessert for the afternoon. Here we have some home made delicious … Continue reading A warm jam apricot dessert
Soon it will be May and days are filled with beautiful light longer. I find that staying in the open air and working in the garden … Continue reading Fast, easy and delicious composition
There is a good fragrance of home made bread in the kitchen tonight. Actually, it is almost one year that this genuine habit of baking home … Continue reading The genuine habit of baking home made bread
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
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.
Please, stay safe everybody and enjoy Summer days ❤ Continue reading Glad Midsommar
The small boat continued its journey, gliding smoothly, light and rapid on small waves that played chasing each other along the summer route. Continue reading Along the Summer route
Time for some relax and for enjoying long walks into nature Continue reading Welcome June
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We are still in January and it is gonna take a little before milder temperatures. However, we can take good energy from the food we have … Continue reading A gracious tulip to make Springtime
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
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
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
Home Made Fresh Pasta at Christmastime Continue reading Home Made Fresh Pasta at Christmas Time
“There is no other way than to become more tree.”
(Solveigh von Schoultz) Continue reading Hymn to Nature
This early Sunday morning it was crisp air outside and it was the perfect Autumn atmosphere for preparing and baking short pastry biscuits. Continue reading Short pastry biscuits in the oven
The harvest goes on in Apulia region, in the South of Italy. We tasted among different kinds in order to choose those new extra virgin olive oils, which meet both cooking and gourmet requirements, for our annual supplies. Continue reading Tasting new extra virgin olive oil in Apulia
Eine wunderschöne Schifffahrt vom Schloss Drottningholm nach Stockholm. Continue reading Herbst am Mälarsee
Here we are in Kungsträdgården, in Stockholm, enjoying watching people having fun ice skating Continue reading Ice skating in Kungsträdgården, Stockholm
Hello, are you planning to bring authentic flavours of Italian cuisine to your table at the weekend? Indeed, a dish of pasta is the best … Continue reading Let’s make spaghetti for dinner!