Biancomangiare

“Biancomangiare,” literally means “White Eating”or in French “Blancmange”; it a dish known since the Middle Ages. It is characterized by the presence of white ingredients, considered a symbol of purity. It was intended for the rich and could be found both sweet and salty; milk, lard, chicken breast, almonds, rice were used to prepare it, […]

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Panna Cotta with a Hint of Roses

Somehow I end up doing Panna Cotta more in summer than in the winter months. Perhaps because I add to it a hint of unusual ingredients like the Refreshing Panna Cotta, i wrote about a year ago. This year there is another version of it I just made, as refreshing as the one with basil, […]

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A Refreshing Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a classic of Italian cuisine, obtained by combining cream, milk and sugar, mixing them with gelatin, and letting it cool. It is a dessert of Piedmontese origin, whose birth date is made up to the beginning of ‘900. It is currently spread throughout Italy, where it is generally served with strawberries, caramel, […]

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