Short pastry and season fruit to start this first December week

Grey sky upon the first weekend of Advent. In these days, leaves are turning yellow and golden and, slowly, light as delicate petals, they are falling from the trees. On the other hand, it was gorgeous time for starting to decor with warm lights and green balsamic fragranced branches of Abies. Besides, there was a…

Pot roasted shoulder of lamb: when the dishes of tradition talk

Welcome in the kitchen! Last weekend, during a long beautiful driving up to the hills in the heart of Apulia region, there was time for a visit at a good local butcher’s, where they served me a tender piece of shoulder of lamb filled with a typical local artisan salumi called “capocollo” and “caciocavallo podolico”…

Recipe for good bread

The new week started with checking the bread dough left to rest for a night.Indeed, the next morning, the bread dough seemed to have that peculiar bubbly fluffiness for making a well done bread. It only needed little time and work of kneading more and, of course, ingredients inside play a relevant role. – What…