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21
May

RATATOUILLE

Who didn’t enjoy Pixar’s Ratatouille? Yeah, I know…A rat in the kitchen is not the ideal match and I don’t really know why Pixar chose this particular animal. But if you just pass over this thought, you might find yourself identifying with that rat!! Well, at least I DID!! My hero it’s Remy. Not the...
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11
May

EASY HOME BAKING

Home baking is a passion that I have only recently developed. And when I say recently, I mean three years ago I started my experiments (and I’m 47). I read somewhere that home baking is a recent trend. That the importance of being US in control of what we eat has been rediscovered. It is...
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10
May

HADDOCK Mediterranean style: Scotland and Italy in harmony

Scotland: wonderful ingredients make my Italian cooking a magnificent combination. Never hidden the fact that among all the Countries I lived so far (three different Continents), Scotland is my favorite for its ingredients available. AMAZING meat, WONDERFUL fish, not so much about vegetables BUT ehi! You know your business when we are talking about POTATOES...
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07
May

PANIFICAZIONE FACILE

Panificare e’ una passione che solo di recente ho sviluppato. E per recente intendo dire da tre anni a questa parte (e ne ho 47). For English, read here: https://www.cooksdayoff.co.uk/2019/05/11/easy-home-baking/ Ho letto da qualche parte che e’ un trend recente quello di inizare a panificare a casa. Che di recente si e’ riscoperta l’importanza di...
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05
May

SPAGHETTI MEATBALLS: just a great classic….recipe

I know, it’s not an original idea, cooking recipes inspired by movies. Last night I was watching “The Godfather” and although it’s considered a cult movie (7 Oscars), well… really didn’t like it. Beside that part where a friend of Micheal explains him how to prepare meatballs sauce 🙂 Well, I was inspired and the...
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04
May

RISOTTO: this is something to take care

Risotto: it’s just another rice recipe. Rice is extremely common in all Mediterranean and Asian area. For many, it’s equal to bread. Italy is 30th as world rice producer, just after Sri Lanka and first in Europe (before Spain). On over 20 regions, rice is mainly cultivated in two only: Piedmont and Lombardy. I am...
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01
May

QUICK AND EASY: easy pasta recipe

I truly love 2 colors: red and green. Today I “feel” green and I want to share one f my recipes, straight from my personal cookbook section “Quick, easy and kids friendly 🙂 ” and yes, my kids love it. For this recipe you would need approximately 30 minutes, preparation and cooking included, 5 ingredients,...
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26
Apr

MINESTRONE SOUP: just as simple as should be

Ok, I need to explode the myth about Minestrone being some sort of “tomatoey” soup with some strange green veggies “floating” in it and pasta, (!!!), very often broken spaghetti (I would never do such harm to my spaghetti, never break them ) that would look like floating lasagna after couple of hours (pasta keeps...
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18
Apr

FOCACCIA: classic and gourmet

Easy to prepare, no special equipment and tools needed. Only ingredients YOU like. You don’t need someone who tells you “Well: strawberries and tuna are the best combination and you must like it because I say so”. You decide, you are in charge in your kitchen. I love the combination of goat cheese and Parma...
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