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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