Good morning!

While I was thinking of the beauty of this beautiful rose, I thought of a vegetable salad prepared with walnuts, pieces of orange and apple. Add a tablespoon of olive oil from the Puglia region, Italy + mix everything well…a healthy vegetable salad without having to add salt. 😋 Happy Thursday to all!

Torta di cioccolato

Chocolate cake. It’s been months, maybe years since that first day that I thought to save my most love recipes in a book and today, I wanted to test this chocolate cake recipe, one of the first recipes learned here in Italy. I have forgotten who gave this recipe to me (modified according to my…

“Poffertjes”

One of the things that I have learned/tasted during my trip in Amsterdam is this specialty called “Poffertjes”. I like to cook and to learn new recipes so, after returning back from my vacation, I looked for this particular pan and I found it in the internet. Today, a rainy day, I decided to use…

Pinza or “Pinsa” in Veneto

There are certain delicacies that remind me of a tradition of a certain region of a certain country but it often brings me back memories of certain significant persons in my life who have taught me the value of what it is like to be a part of a family, a social group or simply,…

Biscoriso

I don’t know if anyone have ever heard a cookie with this name. ??? I called this cookie recipe , “Biscoriso” because it comes from the Italian word “biscotti (cookies) + riso (rice)”. (I use rice flour and all purpose flour in this recipe). I always prepare it during the holiday season as a gift…

Pumpkin cookies

It’s cold, it’s raining and gloomy outside…so I thought that it is the perfect moment to make pumpkin cookies for Halloween. Making an ordinary day worth remembering. This is the recipe: PUMPKIN cookies 600 grams All purpose flour 200 grams butter (room temperature) 200 grams powdered sugar 200 grams pumpkin pulp ( steamed) 175 grams…

Dark chocolate muffins

I was looking for a recipe for a cake without having to use butter or eggs and… a friend gave me this recipe.. I changed the rice flour with an organic all purpose flour and spelt flour and the muffins came out even better than I thought it would! This is the recipe: 70 grams…

“Limonsito” Calamondin – Citrofortunella microcarpa

After 27 years, in a Villa found in the Province of Treviso, I finally found someone who has this plant in his garden. I was really surprised to know that this plant can also be grown here in Italy. So, I decided to go and look for it in one of the plant nurseries here…

Cake or muffins???

This is a recipe shared to me by a friend: 4 eggs 300 grams all purpose flour 200 grams sugar Rind of one lemon or 1 ml vanilla extract A pinch of salt 8 grams of baking powder 150 grams corn oil 150 grams milk Mix above ingredients together. (It would be better if you…

Baked Lasagna with Italian chicory “radicchio di Treviso” and Speck

After years of cooking and trying new recipes, I thought that it would be nice to make something special for lunch for the whole family and so last Sunday I decided to prepare this dish using a very special vegetable native to the Veneto region called “Radicchio di Treviso” – Italian chicory and the famous…