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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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On Sunday evening: Let’s have pizza for dinner

Time for a good home made just baked pizza. Al fresco dining. Add some fresh leaves of basil. No more, nor less. Perfect. Enjoy the evening, … Continue reading On Sunday evening: Let’s have pizza for dinner

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

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.

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

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

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?