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Apricot salad to welcome Summer days

Finally Summer arrived and here we have the first tastes of it with some apricots we picked from the tree in our garden. Today, at lunch … Continue reading Apricot salad to welcome Summer days

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From the Kitchen Garden: Waiting for the new harvest of Datterino tomatoes

We are enjoying beautiful weather in these days and Summer seems to be already here. The week passed quickly. On this Saturday evening, it is amazing … Continue reading From the Kitchen Garden: Waiting for the new harvest of Datterino tomatoes

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Strawberries or blueberries?

The season for strawberries and blueberries is here and it is the ideal time for filling the jars with some good home made jam. At the … Continue reading Strawberries or blueberries?

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Soft Lemon biscuits

Hello! The kitchen has a good smell of biscuits in this Easter weekend. Indeed, I am enjoying different versions of soft biscuits, which have lemon flavour … Continue reading Soft Lemon biscuits

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

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!

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?

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?

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!

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?