A rich tasteful meal to welcome the arrival of snow

For lunch time, we prepared a symphony of different tastes, both from local culinary tradition and from the gastronomy of Central/Northern European Countries. Continue reading A rich tasteful meal to welcome the arrival of snow

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

Apulia, its unusual white dress of fluffy snow and a warm vegetable soup that tastes of simple life!

The Epiphany weekend is already behind us and Apulia region, mostly characterized by mild temperatures, even at winter time, like other places in Southern Italy, is extraordinarily wearing a white dress of fluffy snow in these days. Indeed, it is almost unusual to taste arctic weather and contemplate snowy landscapes, which are more typical of Northern European Countries, right in the small baroque styled towns and … Continue reading Apulia, its unusual white dress of fluffy snow and a warm vegetable soup that tastes of simple life!

A small plant of basil in the kitchen

5.30 in the morning and the bells announce the new day, it is Friday and soon it will be Christmas, they sing. In the kitchen, the moka machine gurgles and the fragrance of coffee expands everywhere. It is sunrise and out of the window the sky is becoming brighter and brighter. I sip slowly my cup of coffee and look at a small gift I have … Continue reading A small plant of basil in the kitchen