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Crespelle Cake with Asparagus

The April Daring Cooks Challenge was brought to us by Joanna from What’s On The List. She taught us all about Pathiri and challenged us to create our own version of this inspirational Indian dish! Mmmm I know what you … Continue reading

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Stracci di Antrodoco #SundaySupper

This week Sunday Supper’s theme is “stuff it, roll it, and/or wrap it”!  We will be sharing recipes for food that is stuffed, rolled, and/or wrapped, so make sure to check out all the yummy links at the end of this … Continue reading

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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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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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Herb filled Chicken Rolls with Puff Pastry

Today’s post is about a very elegant recipe.  It is great for a special occasion (I made this during the Christmas holidays) or a romantic dinner… It requires a little extra work, but it is much easier than what it … Continue reading

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THE DARING COOKS’ JANUARY 2014 CHALLENGE: ARANCINE

This month’s challenge is very special for a few reasons. For starters, our hostess, Manu, graciously stepped in with very little notice and created an entire amazing challenge in pretty much no time at all. Secondly, Manu managed to do … 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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SMOKED SALMON AND VODKA RISOTTO

Today’s recipe is the perfect dish to make for your New Year’s Eve dinner party: it’s classy and delicious and it is done in 20 minutes!  We always have smoked fish during the holidays, both as appetiser and as part … Continue reading

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