Category Archives: Italian

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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Chicken Involtini with Prosciutto and Fontina

Chicken is definitely the kind of meat we eat the most.  My children like it more than any other meat and even though I have always preferred beef, I now enjoy it too.  Being that we eat chicken often, I … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Gelato #SundaySupper

This week the Sunday Supper team is sharing recipes for food that is served cold… as the majority of the group is based in the Northern hemisphere and it is a hot summer up there at the moment.  It has actually … 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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Coconut Tiramisù in a Jar

Oh Tiramisù, how much I love thee!  I must admit I have had my share of terrific home-made tiramisù while growing up.  Back then it was mostly the classic coffee flavoured version, and I have always thoroughly enjoyed it.  Then the … Continue reading

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Kaffir Lime and Yogurt Panna Cotta

By now you know how much I love panna cotta.  To me, it’s one of the fastest, tastiest and easiest desserts to make.  I love that you can make it in advance with minimum effort and present it as a … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Ricotta Gnocchi with Gorgonzola

I have always love beetroot, a taste I share with my dad.  I remember often buying it at the store whenever it was available.  We would buy it cooked, ready to be sliced and eaten.  My favourite way to eat … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam Crostata

I had some of my Strawberry Jam leftover and I immediately knew what I wanted to make with it.  Crostata is a basic Italian cake.  When I say basic, I mean that everyone knows how to make it and it is … Continue reading

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