Appetizing Pumpkin Cream Snack, a Glass of Campari and.. in the Mood for the Weekend!

Hey, it’s Friday afternoon and the new weekend is on arrival! Turn the radio up, let’s go dancing straight to the kitchen and start preparing a small snack to enjoy with a glass of clinking Campari (I may suggest Orange … Continue reading Appetizing Pumpkin Cream Snack, a Glass of Campari and.. in the Mood for the Weekend!

Pumpkin Velouté and Gnocchi

Pumpkin velouté and gnocchi: a light dish for your special dinners on this Holiday Season

   Hey, let’s cheer this November weekend with a tasteful dish that has the fragrance of aromatic herbs, spices and Holiday Season. At the food market I found a big round pumpkin that, for its characteristics, resembled a ‘cappello di … Continue reading Pumpkin velouté and gnocchi: a light dish for your special dinners on this Holiday Season

Christmas recipes - Polpettone

Familiar Culinary Tastes and Flavours of This Time of the Year

Good morning, the first light of a new day is slowly rising on the beginning of a November week. Everything is soft, calm outside of the window, leaves timidly tremble and gently swish on the tree making glowing a myriad … Continue reading Familiar Culinary Tastes and Flavours of This Time of the Year

Sunday trekking in Apulia: from Torre dell'Alto Lido to St. Mauro Abbey

Sunday trekking in Apulia, Southern Italy: from Torre delle 4 Colonne to St. Mauro

                                       Last Sunday morning, in front of my eyes and of those, both adults and children, who joined in the trekking excursion, organized and magistrally guided by ‘Avanguardie’, there was the blessed scenery of a blue clear sky kissing the calm, still warm, limpid waters of the Ionian sea, the soft waves of multi-shaded swishing green and the smooth shining rocks in the October indulgent sun. Through the wilderness of the pine forest and ancient paths (these latter most likely belonging to the Roman era) our careful climbing took … Continue reading Sunday trekking in Apulia, Southern Italy: from Torre delle 4 Colonne to St. Mauro