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Malloreddus with Walnuts and Prosciutto

Today I am going to share with you one of my Regional Italian recipes!  And this time I will take you all to the beautiful island of Sardinia or, as we say, Sardegna.  Sardinia is a popular holiday destination for … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Risotto

As you know, autumn has come to the Southern hemisphere.  I can’t lie… I don’t mind it.  I welcome the fresher air and the leaves changing colour on the trees.  It is a beautiful season.  And I LOVE autumn food: … Continue reading

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Baccalà alla Fiorentina

I have always been a big fan of baccalà – aka salted cod.  It is quite a common ingredient in Italian cooking and, strangely enough, it is loved and cooked all over the country, from the Northern regions to the … Continue reading

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Radicchio and Gorgonzola Tortelloni with Butter and Walnuts #SundaySupper

Happy Sunday everyone!  Always more people are looking for meatless meal ideas, especially during Lent, so the fantastic people of Sunday Supper have come up with yet another great event: a fabulous Sunday Supper without meat! I must admit that while … Continue reading

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Fish Fillet with Tahitian Vanilla Sauce

Today’s recipe may sound highly unusual, but it really isn’t.  When we visited Tahiti a few months ago, “fish with vanilla sauce” was on every restaurant’s menu and once we tried it, it wasn’t hard to understand why.  It is an … Continue reading

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Linguine with Potatoes

Today’s recipe is not my own.  It’s actually my mother’s.  It is one of her favourite pasta sauces and she made it for all of us when visiting from Italy.  Usually, as a rule of thumb, Italians do not eat … Continue reading

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Spanakopita

The February Daring Cooks‘ Challenge was hosted by Audax of Audax Artifex. The challenge brought us to Greece with a delicious, flaky spanakopita – a spinach pie in a phyllo pastry shell. Oh Greek food, how I love thee!  I … 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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