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The C Cocktail: the perfect winter drink

The C Cocktail: the perfect winter drink

Fancy a Margarita, but the flu is coming? No, problem!! I found the solution! The C Cocktail! Wait… What kind of drink is it? Well, it’s a very simple non-alcoholic drink, perfect for preventing flu. Prevent flu? A cocktail? Yep!! I am not crazy! 😀 […]

Homemade ricotta cheese gnocchi

Homemade ricotta cheese gnocchi

We always say “Thursday: gnocchi” in Italy, it’s like an unwritten rule… Thursday is the specific day for gnocchi. So, why am I making them today? Because Thursday it’s a real busy day for me, so I shake it up and I am making them right […]

Margherita pizza: the most known pizza worldwide

Margherita pizza: the most known pizza worldwide

Monday is pizza time at home. It’s quite a tradition, right now 😀 We start with the most known pizza worldwide: the margherita pizza. It’s easy to prepare. It requires only two ingredients or three, if you want to add basil (I didn’t use it […]

Durum wheat semolina homemade tagliatelle

Durum wheat semolina homemade tagliatelle

When I was a child, there was no Sunday lunch without fresh homemade tagliatelle. Back from church, after putting the chicken into the oven (another Sunday’s must have), my granny always made homemade pasta, while us, me and my three little brothers, we were around […]

Whole-wheat pizza dough… it’s pizza time!

Whole-wheat pizza dough… it’s pizza time!

Some time ago I discovered a brilliant way to start the week perfectly… eating pizza!! So, today we will make a whole-wheat pizza dough. But why pizza on Monday? Well, because pizza is one of those foods that makes the day better. When you eat pizza, […]

Flavoured balanced salt: un unusual seasoning

Flavoured balanced salt: un unusual seasoning

It’s commonly known that adding a bit of salt in a cake brings out its full taste. This fact induced an Italian chef to ask himself if the contrary was equally true: what about adding a bit of sugar to savory dishes? So he “created” […]

Hot chilli olive oil: give a little extra to your dishes!

Hot chilli olive oil: give a little extra to your dishes!

When you are in a pizzeria, what is the first thing you ask, just after ordering pizza? I don’t know you, but I usually ask for some hot chilli olive oil!! Real Italian pizzerias make it by themselves. It gives a little extra that makes […]

Durum wheat semolina sandwich bread

Durum wheat semolina sandwich bread

Which is one of the products I couldn’t live without? Bread, of course! Most of all, I enjoy making it, preparing it by myself. I think making bread is a kind of magic. You put together some flour, water, salt and yeast… and after a […]

Smashed roasted potatoes with tomato and onion

Smashed roasted potatoes with tomato and onion

A new way to cook one of my favourite vegetables: smashed roasted potatoes!! I love potatoes. I bake them, steam them, sauté or fry them. I serve them with meat, fish, onions, peppers or simply on their own. You can cook them in every possible […]

Chickpea hummus, the traditional recipe

Chickpea hummus, the traditional recipe

I wanted to prepare the tradional chickpea hummus since weeks, even months, but I never did it. Why? Because I couldn’t find a tahini sauce with just sesame and nothing else. Maybe it wasn’t the right time 🙂 Once I really decided to make it, after […]