Italian Food and Instagram

A recent survey identified which traditional Italian dishes are the most Instagrammed. Each time I open Instagram, I can see clearly how much Italian ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น food occupies a place of considerable importance in our diets and lifestyle. Not everything can end on our Social profile; there is a need to catch the eye with color, […]

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Cauliflower Sautรจ

There are many good reasons to include cauliflower in a diet to get a healthy and varied regime, and there are many inviting proposals out there, ranging from first courses such as Spinach Gnocchi with Creamy Cauliflower (stay tuned for that one, as I’m going to make soon), to savory pies, or simply Au Gratin with a splash of […]

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Needs Ice Only

NIO It is a line of ready-mixed cocktails. NIO means โ€œNeed Ice Only,โ€ it needs a glass as well–the prettier the better–(at least for me) โ˜บ๏ธ. It should be the right one for the drink at hand! ๐Ÿน๐Ÿธ NIO is an Italian startup that has come up with a line of ready-made drinks just to […]

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IN THE MOOD FOR FOOD

๐˜ž๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐Ÿฅต, ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต, ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ป๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ด h๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฒ๐˜ถ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆโ€”๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜จ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅโ€”๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ. ๐Ÿ”น This one is [๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ-๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜] Pasta brisรฉ (๐™Ž๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™˜๐™ง๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ […]

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Tarte Tatin Came to Italy

When traditions cross over to another country and meet new traditions, something delicious usually happens. TTTโ˜บ๏ธ = Tomatoes Tarte Tatin Same goes for the very ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท French Tarte Tatin when it encountered ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italian traditions of tomatoes and cheeses. Therefore we got Tarte Tatin with ๐Ÿ… tomatoes, ricotta, and shavings of Parmesan. It makes a […]

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Danteโ€™s Inferno, โ€ฆ Itโ€™s an Ice Cream!

Isnโ€™t that a relief?  700 years after the death of the Supreme Poet, there are three limited editions ice creams dedicated to the three Dante canticles, for an engaging and surprising experienceโ€”created by Magnumโ€”a trio of ice creams to transition from the provocation of Hell to the purity of Paradise. Magnum X Dante The journey […]

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Carbonara, The Real Thing

About Carbonara there are plenty of annedocts, old and new, and sometimes quite funny! It is one of those dishes that one will get it right, once every four tries! First myth to dispel; the story of humble and industrious shepherds (or charcoal burners) who since the dawn of time have seasoned their spaghetti with […]

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More on Pistachio

I just said that there is a pistachio mania lately, and it just so happen that I saw another recipe with pistachio that I had to try. I read it carefully and what I liked was the use of lemon zest, which–I thought would make the dish fresh and zingy, just right for the season […]

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Pistachio-Mania

Since my childhood I had a long love affair with Pistachio Ice Cream. I loved the pastel green color, and of course the subtle and smooth sweet & savory taste. It was a classic, especially paired with Vanilla (for me). It stands out for that its delicate and salty aftertaste, which can be perfectly combined […]

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Our Passion for Herbs

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Whether it is for passion or pleasure, for cooking or for decorating: cultivating herbs and small [kitchen] plants on the balcony is  a trend!   All of the above can be grown on a pot. There are a few rules to follow, but nothing too arduous! It can be done, […]

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Spring-Time Quiche

Rendez-Vous des Amis Quiche I am very much into a Spring mood, the clouds over my head, however, have a much different mood in mind! What best than a Spring Quiche to fight the battle of moods. Of quiches (recipes) is full the Internet, and I do love to make them all. I found that […]

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Potatoes Skewers

I made these potatoes from a recipe I saw on TV. I confess I didn’t believe it too much, instead, it works well and it is pretty good.  A super-easy way to serve potatoes along with other grilled food.ย  All you need is some good potatoes–new potatoes work best–some skewers (1 per potato ), a […]

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