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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 page – Golden tomatoes getting ripe on the balcony

Few days for Summertime and Mother Nature knows it. Herbs, vegetables and season fruits give us vitamines and minerals, which can help us to feel well. … Continue reading From the kitchen garden page – Golden tomatoes getting ripe on the balcony

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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

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!

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?

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 … Continue reading Vegetables soup at Summertime: a delightful refreshment

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A blueberry jam tart for your coffee pause

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