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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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Home-made Puff Pastry

I am very excited about today’s recipe, as I will be showing you how to make puff pastry from scratch!  For a while I have been debating whether or not to publish it on a separate post or just add … Continue reading

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Lamb Gozleme

I love Gozleme. Did you know that the name “Gozleme” comes from the word goz that means “eye” in Turkish? Apparently it derives its name from the little round black spots that form on the dough after cooking it! Since … Continue reading

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SPINACH AND FETA GOZLEME

I have only recently discovered Gozleme.  Sydney is full of little Turkish shops that sell amazing food, but I had always ordered a kebab or a pide.  At least until a few months ago, when I had a spinach and … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO, ROCKET AND GRANA CHEESE PIZZA

My husband adores pizza… so, to please him (and the kids!), I usually make pizza on Sunday evening.  Home made pizza can be quite healthy, depending on the toppings you use and it is quite common in Italian houses to … Continue reading

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MEAT FILLED APULIAN PANZEROTTI

I cannot believe it’s Carnevale time already! Didn’t we celebrate Christmas just the other day??  Anyhow, today’s recipe had to be related to this amazing festivity, which also happens to be the one I like the most.  I soooo miss Carnevale… back … Continue reading

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PIZZETTE

Today I am going to share with you another piece of my childhood.  I don’t remember ever attending a birthday party as a child where there was no focaccia and/or pizzette as part of the buffet.  Usually you can buy … Continue reading

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BAKED EMPANADAS

Today’s recipe is not Italian as you may have guessed.  Empanadas are a South American delicacy and are very popular in many countries.  I have actually learnt that there are many different kinds of empanadas, many different fillings and doughs … Continue reading

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