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Casoncelli alla Bergamasca

Today’s post is all about tradition.  I often say that talking about Italian cuisine is not very accurate… every region (and sometimes even city!) has its own cuisine, so it would be more correct to say Italian cuisines.  Every area … Continue reading

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Minestrone

Having grown up in Milan, where winters are quite cold, I have had my fair share of soups.  In fact, my mum would often make soup for dinner.  My favourite has always been Pasta e Fagioli, but she has always … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Finally a pasta dish again! I cannot believe I haven’t published a recipe for pasta in a while!  When we were living in Italy, we used to eat pasta once a day… almost every day.  Yep, that’s the way Italians … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Ricotta Gnocchi with Gorgonzola

I have always love beetroot, a taste I share with my dad.  I remember often buying it at the store whenever it was available.  We would buy it cooked, ready to be sliced and eaten.  My favourite way to eat … Continue reading

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Taleggio and Walnut Mezzelune with Parmigiano Reggiano Fondue

I love making pasta from scratch.  Some people find making bread relaxing and soothing… to me making pasta has the same effect.  I love kneading the dough and creating all kinds of different shapes.  I was going through my pasta … 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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An Ode to Pasta and a Barilla Hamper #Giveaway

Today I am very excited as I am partnering with Barilla Australia for a special giveaway!  Yes, you got that right: Barilla is offering one of my lucky readers the possibility to win a hamper full of exciting and delicious … 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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