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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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Radicchio and Taleggio Lasagne

This, together with my Pesto Lasagne, has to be one of my all time favourite vegetarian lasagne!  It is very easy to make and it only requires a few ingredients.  Yet, the end result tastes amazing.  I think Taleggio and … Continue reading

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Ras Malai

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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ARANCINE WITH SPINACH

If you have read my latest post, you will know that I am hosting this month’s challenge at the Daring Cooks!  I chose to challenge my fellow daring cooks to make Arancine from scratch, including risotto!  I also shared 3 … Continue reading

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THE DARING COOKS’ JANUARY 2014 CHALLENGE: ARANCINE

This month’s challenge is very special for a few reasons. For starters, our hostess, Manu, graciously stepped in with very little notice and created an entire amazing challenge in pretty much no time at all. Secondly, Manu managed to do … Continue reading

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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO TARTS WITH COTECHINO

If you follow Manu’s Menu quite regularly, you will remember me saying that Italians always have cotechino for New Year’s Eve.  It is like having turkey for Thanksgiving… it’s a given and something that can never be missing from our … Continue reading

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