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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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Ficelle Picarde

Today I want to take you to France with a traditional dish: Ficelle Picarde.  It is a dish from Picardy in northern France, consisting of a savoury crêpe filled with mushrooms and ham, covered with either cream or béchamel sauce … 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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Stilton, Apple and Walnut Tarts

Today’s recipe is a delicious one.  You all know I have a thing for blue cheese… so when I saw some Stilton at my local supermarket, I could not resist and bought it.  I love to pair the strong flavoured … Continue reading

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Taleggio and Walnut Mezzelune with Parmigiano Reggiano Fondue

I love making pasta from scratch.  Some people find making bread relaxing and soothing… to me making pasta has the same effect.  I love kneading the dough and creating all kinds of different shapes.  I was going through my pasta … Continue reading

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Crespelle Cake with Asparagus

The April Daring Cooks Challenge was brought to us by Joanna from What’s On The List. She taught us all about Pathiri and challenged us to create our own version of this inspirational Indian dish! Mmmm I know what you … Continue reading

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Taleggio and Hazelnut Tarts

Cheese is probably my favourite food.  I love to eat it plain, but I also enjoy cooking with it.  One of the things I miss the most about Italy is the variety of cheese and cold meats available at the … 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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