A homemade green lasagna: layers of lightness in the dish

We are going to celebrate the arrival of the new year in a couple of days and, for the special event, we take care of our guests by preparing a light green lasagna that both children and grown up would love to eat. Continue reading A homemade green lasagna: layers of lightness in the dish

A warm welcome to Santa by the fireplace and delightful appetizers made with zucchini and raclette cheese for our guests

please won’t forget to bake some puff pastry little stars and fill them with homemade apricot jam. Leave them in a dish by the fireplace for welcoming Santa. Continue reading A warm welcome to Santa by the fireplace and delightful appetizers made with zucchini and raclette cheese for our guests

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Bread balls and vegetables soup: a delightful revisitation of an old family recipe for the Christmas table

We are at the third weekend of Advent and, for many, this means to make dishes from the old, local Christmas gastronomy live again; it is about those ancient tastes, which belong both to childhood memories and to family traditions as well. As a child, on these very special occasions, I often watched my Mom making tasteful bread balls, which were dipped and cooked in a boiling, Summer fragranced, home-made tomato sauce. She learnt this old recipe from her father, my grandfather, and, in the years, from time to time, I had the pleasure to prepare it too. This time, I’ve got in mind a revisitation of the old grandfather’s recipe in favour of a light, healthy, warm dish, which could be a tasteful alternative to richer dishes belonging to the Christmas tradition. Continue reading Bread balls and vegetables soup: a delightful revisitation of an old family recipe for the Christmas table