Blog

Homemade salted caramel sauce

Homemade salted caramel sauce

I am not a big fan of too much sugary desserts. I cannot say I didn’t love cake or ice-cream, I should be a liar, but I cannot eat thing too sugary. An example? Caramel cake! My boyfriend loves them so much… but I don’t!!…

Hot chocolate mix: how to prepare it

Hot chocolate mix: how to prepare it

The count down has begun: Christmas is coming!! 😀 It’s time to think about presents, isn’t it? Some years ago I started doing little presents by my own. Easy to make and quick gifts that your beloved ones can… finally eat!! Did you really think…

Ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage

Ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage

No time for thinking about calories or diet… on Sunday! We should only enjoy the day and have a good meal, so today we will have ricotta cheese gnocchi with tomatoes, dry-cured ham and sage! It is a quick recipe, so it’s perfect for Sundays,…

Lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites

Lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites

What can I do with a cucumber, some tuna, creamy cheese and lumpfish caviar? Some lumpfish caviar and tuna cheese cucumber bites, of course! 😀 I have been thinking for a while about making some appetizer with cucumber, but I couldn’t find a really good…

The bouquet garni: essential for making stock and fumet

The bouquet garni: essential for making stock and fumet

What are we preparing today? A classic and basic recipe: the bouquet garni. But what is it? It’s a bundle of aromatic herbs, created by french people and used to add some flavour and arome to our preparation. Nowadays everyone use it, not only french…

Pumpkin muffin with raspberry jam

Pumpkin muffin with raspberry jam

For the first time, even if we consider my previous blog, I am finally able to offer my readers something specifically dedicated to Halloween: it is my pleasure to introduce you to my frightful pumpkin muffin with raspberry jam!!! I always thought about it, made…

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…