Tag Archives: Christmas

Sweet Popcorn Snowballs

I made these Sweet Popcorn Snowballs as part of the menu for my daughter’s 7th birthday party.  As the theme was Frozen, I thought having edible snowballs would be a fun idea.  These are easy to make and look quite … 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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COTECHINO WITH ITALIAN MASH POTATOES

As the last post of the year, I had to share with you a cotechino recipe.  That’s because Italians always have at least one slice of cotechino on New Year’s Eve!  It’s a tradition that I love to keep alive … Continue reading

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PASTA BAKE – PASTA AL FORNO

MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone!  I hope you are all having a fantastic holiday season, full of laughter and love.  I hope you are spending more time with your family and friends and that you take some time to slow down and … Continue reading

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MANU’S PODCAST – THOUGHTS ON THE TABLE

I am thrilled to announce that today I am a guest on Thoughts on the Table, at my friend Paolo’s Quatro Fromaggio and Other Disgraces on the Menu!  And the biggest news is that it’s a podcast – my first … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND VANILLA LIQUEUR

Like every year, I made some edible gifts to give my friends for Christmas.  Last year, I had successfully made some Bailey’s Irish Cream, so this time I wanted to experiment with other flavoured liqueurs.  I love Kahlua, so I … Continue reading

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MANU’S CHRISTMAS MENUS – BOOK GIVEAWAY

As many of you already know, I have recently published my first eBook: Manu’s Christmas Menus.  The eBook contains 20 original recipes, divided in 4 menus, to help you bring Italy to your table this holiday Season. All recipes have … Continue reading

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MANU’S CHRISTMAS MENUS

Today is a big day for me.  I can finally share with all of you a project that I have been working on for the last three months.  It’s been hard doing all of it quietly as I am not … Continue reading

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