Carnevale di Venezia 2016

😊One of the good things about Venice…😘                                                          

La marmellata di mandarini 

I thought this jam was difficult to prepare… I was wrong! All you need are fresh mandarins, sugar, some water and most of all a lot of patience…😊    Ingredients: 1 chilo and 350 grams of peeled and seeded mandarins.  1 cup of water 600 grams sugar 150 grams of Mandarin peels Bring to a…

Biscotti al mais

For my italian friends 😘 Ricetta di un’amico chef incontrato a San Vito di Cadore, Provincia di Belluno, Italia, più di vent’anni fa. Un dono molto speciale e senza tempo. 😊 2 Uova 3 etti di zucchero 500 grammi di farina “1” 250 grammi di farina di mais 250 grammi di burro 16 grammi di…

Corn cookies

A special place, San Vito di Cadore, Belluno, Italy + more than 20 years ago + a kind chef + a kind gesture (this special chef shared this cookie recipe) + a treasured memory. I do believe that kind and gentle gestures always have the power to remain in the hearts of men. It was…

Plitvice, Croatia 

A long but pleasant walk to see the lakes of  Plitvice + good company +  the chance to see one of nature’s  most overwhelming gift to humanity = another  chip in my chest of golden memories..😉😘                                                       

Tortine di zucchina

I was wondering how to use up the abundant harvest of “zucchini” from my vegetable garden and I came up with this recipe…😉 1 medium size courgette, grate 3 eggs 50 grams all purpose flour 25 grams grated parmesan cheese 3 – 4 grams of salt A dash of ground pepper Mix above ingredients together……

A pomegranate tree

8 years have  passed since  some special persons  decided to give me this gift not knowing that this is my favorite tree.. Now, this tree has grown,  the care of the kind gardener and the seasons have nurtured  my ” Albero di Melograno ” but I still wonder how this tree can bring such heartwarming…

Pane + Pan de coco 🍀🎶 Happy Sunday to all!😘

Making bread  and a Filipino delicacy with only one bread recipe.  Bread recipe 450 grams sourdough 500 grams lukewarm water 45 grams sugar  15 grams fine salt 800 – 850 grams flour( 350 grams Manitoba flour + 400 grams bread flour”0″ +  100 grams wholewheat flour) Water + sourdough + 400 grams flour + sugar…