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Fragrances of chocolate to start 2021

Christmas season is at the end with religious celebrations on this January 6th 2021 and, in Italy, children love in particular way this holiday and wait with great enthusiasm and wonder for the arrival of ”la befana”, a folkloristic character of the ancient tales, that is an old lady flying on a magic besom to bring toys to them. Fortsätt läsa Fragrances of chocolate to start 2021

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Christmas, Tolkien and a warm cup of creamy zabaione

Merry Christmas, everybody! It is time to sit by the fireplace, in good company of a beautiful book written by J.R.R. Tolkien and posthumously published for the first time in 1976, ”The Father Christmas Letters”, while enjoying the pleasure of tasting a warm creamy zabaglione prepared with a hint of Armagnac, a sprinkle of cocoa and tiny slivers of dark chocolate on top. Fortsätt läsa Christmas, Tolkien and a warm cup of creamy zabaione

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Warm shades of Autumn in the pot

The Autumn season is offering us an extraordinary palette of tones, from pale golden yellows to bronzed oranges and browns, flaming reds and violets, till silver green and grays, which leaves wear once they start their mesmerizing, melancholic dance from the trees down along the sides of the streets. There is something soothing and mystic in their graceful pirouettes, which fills the air with beautiful, lively waves and serendipity. Fortsätt läsa Warm shades of Autumn in the pot

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Fast and easy: lamb chops in pistachio crumble

Hello, a new week on this Monday, October 12th, starts with a succulent dish made with delicious tender lamb chops in pistacchio crumble. The progress of the recipe will take less than an hour. Fortsätt läsa Fast and easy: lamb chops in pistachio crumble

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Autumn and the good fragrance of small puff pastries and apple

Puff pastries with apple are an excellent snack to serve at any time of the day, at breakfast, for a coffee pause, or even after dinner as a dessert with a good cup of coffee, tea or milk. Fortsätt läsa Autumn and the good fragrance of small puff pastries and apple

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Vegetables soup at Summertime: a delightful refreshment

At the end of August it is pretty hot in Apulia, Southern Italy (some days temperature is around 40°C). Then, having more vegetables and fruit might … Fortsätt läsa Vegetables soup at Summertime: a delightful refreshment

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

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Small gnocchi made of semolina and green sparrows

Let’s keep on enjoying good genuine tastes in our dishes. Today, for lunch, I prepared a light soup with sparrows bouillon and home made semolina gnocchi. Fortsätt läsa Small gnocchi made of semolina and green sparrows

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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. Fortsätt läsa 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 … Fortsätt läsa 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 … Fortsätt läsa A delicious dish for the Springtime table

Potatoes and Asparagus Flan Klistrat inlägg

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 … Fortsätt läsa Stay at home, listen to Mozart and enjoy cooking

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Affordable Art Fair in Stockholm

The Affordable Art Fair in Stockholm is a wonderful place for women, who are dedicated to art. Let’s celebrate them on this day. Looking forward to … Fortsätt läsa Affordable Art Fair in Stockholm

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

Focaccia: just the way you like it Klistrat inlägg

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

Crisp bread and lentils for wishing a wonderful 2020 Klistrat inlägg

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, I prepared a soup of small lentils. In less than an hour it can … Fortsätt läsa 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 of family and friends. At this proper, today I prepared lamb chops and bell … Fortsätt läsa Lamb chops and bell peppers, a colorful and tasteful dish for your holiday season table

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Tasting new extra virgin olive oil in Apulia

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. Fortsätt läsa Tasting new extra virgin olive oil in Apulia

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The apple orchards around Gripsholm Castle

There is a wonderful flourishing nature around Gripsholm Castle. A good chance while visiting the castle, during Autumn season, is to enjoy the view of beautiful … Fortsätt läsa The apple orchards around Gripsholm Castle