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TORTELLI DI ZUCCA – PUMPKIN TORTELLI

In my last post I had promised you a recipe to use up some of that beautiful Mostarda Mantovana that I showed you how to make. Well… here I am to keep my promise. Today’s recipe is yet another recipe … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN RISOTTO

Today’s recipe is from Lombardia, the region of Italy I grew up in and it is a very simple risotto made with pumpkin cream.  As you know, it is autumn down here in the southern hemisphere… so what’s better than … Continue reading

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BREAD MALFATTI WITH BUTTER AND PUMPKIN CREAM

Last year, my mother gave me one of my grandmother’s cookbooks.  It is full of notes and extra recipes that my nonna would pin down in all the white areas in between pages.  I love it.  I love being able … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN AND FONTINA CROQUETTES

I found this recipe while browsing the Internet and it was love at first sight! I must admit I had only ever made croquettes out of potatoes, so the idea of being able to use pumpkin instead opened up a … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN DOUGHNUTS

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal! I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  Each month … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE PUMPKIN PIE SPICE

This is another one of those items that is commonly found in North American stores, but is very hard to come by anywhere else in the world, Sydney included.  Luckily, this pumpkin pie spice mix is easy to make and … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE PUMPKIN PURÉE

Come October-November I start seeing a lot of recipes that call for pumpkin purée… the truth is, the thought of looking for the canned version never even occurred to me.  I didn’t even know it existed before I started blogging… … Continue reading

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PUMPKIN AND COCONUT MUFFINS

Today’s recipe is another one of those recipes that I put together to finish up a few ingredients I had left over from making other dishes.  I had a some pumpkin purée and some coconut cream that needed to be … Continue reading

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