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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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IMPEPATA DI COZZE – PEPPERED MUSSELS

Today I am back with a recipe for my Regional Italian dish series!  I am taking you all to Campania and Naples with a delicious and very easy to make dish: Peppered Mussels.  All you need, besides mussels, are garlic, … Continue reading

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CABBAGE ROLLS

November’s Daring Cooks’ Challenge had us on a roll! Olga from Effortless Lessly challenged us to make stuffed cabbage rolls using her Ukrainian heritage to inspire us. Filled with meat, fish or vegetables, flexibility and creativity were the name of … Continue reading

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LASAGNE WITH ZUCCHINI PESTO, SPECK AND SMOKED SCAMORZA

Mmmm Lasagne!  My favourite dish ever.  Growing up my parents and I would make Lasagne for big occasions, like Christmas or birthdays.  And they would always be the classic meat version (you can find my recipe here).  Well, lately 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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SPAGHETTI WITH MUSSELS

Today’s recipe is yet another classic of Italian cuisine.  It is originally from the South, where fresh mussels are very common, but it is one of those dishes that is now widely eaten throughout the country.  It is a very … Continue reading

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CAPSICUM AND MUSHROOM BEEF STEW

Today I want to share with you a recipe that I used to cook while growing up in Milan.  Yes, you read that right. I used to cook this for the family.  It is quite an easy recipe all things … 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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