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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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CAPPELLACCI WITH SAUSAGE AND PORCINI

Happy New Year everybody!  I hope you had a fun (and food) filled New Year’s Eve and I wish you all the best for 2014!!!  Today I want to celebrate the beginning of the new year with a special recipe.  … 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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HOME-MADE COTECHINO

A few months ago, I took part in a Daring Cooks challenge about salumi. At that time, I chose to make Salame Cotto, and it was a great success. That, and the fact that I regularly make my own Pork … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE MASCARPONE

Today I want to share a little secret with you: mascarpone is probably the easiest cheese to make at home.  Really.  Anyone can make it and it only requires 2 ingredients: cream and lemon juice.  I usually buy mine at … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE SICILIAN PORK SAUSAGE WITH FENNEL

I am very excited about today’s post.  It is one of those recipes that I have been making for a long time and that I have been very keen on sharing.  The only reason why I hadn’t done it yet … Continue reading

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SHRIKHAND – श्रीखन्ड

The lovely Cher of The Not So Exciting Adventures of a Dabbler was our July Daring Cooks’ hostess and she asked us to create homemade yogurt in our own kitchens! No incubators needed, no expensive equipment or ingredients, just a few items … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE RICOTTA

A few months ago, my friend Sawsan from Chef in Disguise challenged the Daring Cooks to make our own cheese.  She gave us a few recipes for cheese and at that time I chose to try my hands at making … Continue reading

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