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Elsa’s Plait

I love savoury dishes much more than sweets, so I always make sure to have a few savoury options at parties as I know kids will need something more than sugary treats.  I made this bread plait for Victoria’s Frozen … 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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ARANCINE WITH SPINACH

If you have read my latest post, you will know that I am hosting this month’s challenge at the Daring Cooks!  I chose to challenge my fellow daring cooks to make Arancine from scratch, including risotto!  I also shared 3 … 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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PIZZA FLAVOURED SAVOURY PASTRIES

Italian birthday parties always have some sort of savoury pastries in the menu.  I remember my mum buying a huge tray filled with all sorts of what we call “rustici” (small puff pastry parcels filled with different goodies) at our … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO, ROCKET AND GRANA CHEESE PIZZA

My husband adores pizza… so, to please him (and the kids!), I usually make pizza on Sunday evening.  Home made pizza can be quite healthy, depending on the toppings you use and it is quite common in Italian houses to … Continue reading

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MEAT FILLED APULIAN PANZEROTTI

I cannot believe it’s Carnevale time already! Didn’t we celebrate Christmas just the other day??  Anyhow, today’s recipe had to be related to this amazing festivity, which also happens to be the one I like the most.  I soooo miss Carnevale… back … Continue reading

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LASAGNE VERDI

Today’s recipe is a variation on the classic Baked Lasagne that I have already shared with you in the past.  The main difference is that this dish is made using “green” pasta sheets that are made with spinach.  You can … Continue reading

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