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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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LEMON CHEESECAKE BARS

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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SOLE MEUNIÈRE

Maybe not everyone knows this, but there is quite a bit of “rivalry” between Italy and France.  We call them “our transalpine cousins”, but the truth is there is a lot of competition going on… and not only about soccer!  … Continue reading

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LEMON CHICKEN

Lemon chicken is one of the dishes I like to order when we have Chinese take-away.  I love all sweet and sour dishes and whenever we order Chinese food, I always find myself ordering at least one!  I have already … Continue reading

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ROAST BRINED CHICKEN

Audax of Audax Artifex was our November 2012 Daring Cooks’ host.  Audax has brought us into the world of brining and roasting, where we brined meat and vegetables and roasted them afterwards for a delicious meal! Wow! I had never brined … Continue reading

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STRAWBERRY DAIQUIRI

Today I want to share with you the recipe for one of my favourite drinks: Strawberry Daiquiri.  I love the sweet and sourish taste given by the combination of strawberries and citrus juice.  I also love rum… I must admit … Continue reading

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LEMON CHICKEN TAJINE WITH OLIVES

I have been sitting in front of my computer for a while now and I must admit I don’t know how to start off this post.  There are times when anything you write just doesn’t sound right.  If you follow other food … Continue reading

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RABBIT WITH BLACK OLIVE TAPENADE

I know that rabbit is probably an unusual meat in many households around the world, but it is quite common in Italy.  It is very lean and it tastes a bit like chicken.  I have always liked it, even as … Continue reading

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