Rossini was more than Figaro

Musician and gourmet The famous composer from Pesaro (1792-1868) lived for a long time in Paris, where he met the greatest chefs of the time. Passionate of cooking, he loved to create new dishes, assisted by his cook, to which not he spared advice and criticism. One day he demanded that he prepare the meat […]

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Spaghetti with Tuna

Imagine those “I-don’t-know-what-to-eat” days. Even those “I-don’t-feel-like-cooking” days. Spaghetti with tuna solves both.You get a delicious recipe with a can of tuna and one of the peeled tomatoes. An easy-to-make dish, ideal for a last-minute spaghetti meal, and a perfect dinner saver because even the simplest of ingredients can be used to prepare tasty dishes. […]

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IN THE MOOD FOR FOOD

𝘞𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘵 🥵, 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘵, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘻𝘶𝘤𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘪 𝘢𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 h𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘢 𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘤𝘩𝘦—𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘮 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘭𝘥—𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘪𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘐𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘨𝘦. 🔹 This one is [𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗲-𝗯𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝘁] Pasta brisé (𝙎𝙝𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙘𝙧𝙪𝙨𝙩 […]

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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.  All you need is some good potatoes–new potatoes work best–some skewers (1 per potato ), a […]

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The One & Only Bolognese Ragù

Because of Social Media there are soo many recipes out there, and with COVID Restrictions, even more surfaced.  I always thought that I do not want to compete with all that, instead to talk about a more general indication on the food habits in Italy, and culinary products. I also thought that all those were […]

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Carrot Focaccia

As COVID is back let’s start baking again… Not a Cake, but a Soft Focaccia Soft focaccia with carrots: easy and light recipe with no eggs, no butter, just a little flour, yeast, a couple of grated carrots and a few leaves of thyme to bring to the table a soft orange-colored focaccia, just in […]

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Dressing Every Shape of Pasta

Pasta for Italians is a serious matter. Italy is the world leader both in production, with over 3.2 million tons, and in consumption (read eating), with the approximately 24 kg per ”Italian-head” per year. Each region, has its own recipe and each region has its favorite format among the over 300 shapes of pasta that […]

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Cooking for Friends—World Cup 2018

The World Cup finals are always very exciting. Best seeing with friends of course. This year I think everybody was rooting for Croatia, and for the right reasons; Croatia being a small team that never won before. They lost, but with honor! As I gathered some friends at my house for this happy occasion I […]

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Cooking in Italy

Cooking is enjoyable in Italy. But if you don’t like it, or you can’t (as is my case lately), you can still eat very well. Octopus carpaccio can be bought freshly made. Just serve it nicely with olives and/or fresh vegetables, for a fresh summer appetizer. Prosciutto is a must in (Norther) Italy. Parma or […]

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