Category Archives: Bread

Smorrebrod

You may not know this, but I have always had a fascination for Scandinavia.  I have visited Denmark a few times and I have been to Finland and Norway too.  Growing up, I have had my share of Scandinavian food … Continue reading

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Elsa’s Plait

I love savoury dishes much more than sweets, so I always make sure to have a few savoury options at parties as I know kids will need something more than sugary treats.  I made this bread plait for Victoria’s Frozen … Continue reading

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Cucumber Sandwiches

The first time I had Cucumber Sandwiches, they were served as part of a high tea I attended with friends.  To me, the idea of having savoury treats along with tea sounded quite weird.  You see, Italians only have sweets … Continue reading

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Victoria’s 7th Birthday

On the 16th we celebrated my eldest daughter Victoria’s 7th birthday!!!  I know I always say this, but I really cannot believe how fast time flies.  Victoria is turning into a beautiful and thoughtful little girl and I am trying … Continue reading

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Panino con la Salamella #SundaySupper

Today the Sunday Supper group is inviting everyone to a big Virtual Picnic!  It is summer in the Northern hemisphere and a picnic is in order.  Even for us down here, stuck in the coldest months of the year, picnic food is … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns with Honey Butter

Today’s recipe is not Italian.  In fact, I had never eaten Hot Cross Buns before moving to Australia 8 years ago.  Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten for breakfast on Good Friday and they are marked with a cross to … Continue reading

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Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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Olive and Walnut Mini Madeleines

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a great appetiser: mini savoury madeleines made with walnuts and olives.  I saw these in an Italian food magazine and I just HAD to make them.  Actually, I made these … Continue reading

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