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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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PROSCIUTTO AND PARMIGIANO REGGIANO GOUGÈRES

I made these Gougères for my daughter’s birthday party and my husband said they were amazing.  I really liked them too and I also liked the fact that they can be made in advance and frozen… I am always on the … Continue reading

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SMOKED SALMON AND PROSCIUTTO CRESPELLE SNAILS

For my daughter’s 6th birthday party, I wanted to make a few savoury items as well.  As the theme was fairies and nature, I thought of playing around with shapes.  My first thought was to make sandwiches and cut them … Continue reading

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CRESCENTINE – TIGELLE

For this week’s Regional Italian recipe, I want to take you to the region of Emilia-Romagna, a culinary heaven.  Suffice it to say that it is the region where Balsamic Vinegar, Mortadella, Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano Reggiano are produced… … Continue reading

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CHICKEN BALLOTINE

For the April Daring Cooks Challenge, Lisa from Parsley, Sage and Sweet has challenged us to debone a whole chicken, using this video by Jacques Pepin as our guide; then stuff it, tie it and roast it, to create a Chicken Ballotine. … 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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SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA

Today’s Regional Italian dish comes from Lazio, Rome’s region.  In fact, this dish is Roman… so much so, that it is called Saltimbocca alla romana (which literally means “jumps in the mouth Roman style”).  This is one of those dishes … Continue reading

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FOODBUZZ 24×24: CHRISTMAS IN JULY

Since I moved to Australia from Italy 5 years ago I haven’t gotten used to the “reversed” seasons yet.  For someone who has spent the majority of her life in the Northern hemisphere where it is summer in July and … Continue reading

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