Carnevale 2013

Once a year I get the chance to see beautiful and colorful costumes and masks in Venice. Who is behind the mask?  To wear a mask is sometimes a way of protecting ourselves from hurting or being hurt by others. This is avery particular and beautiful mask and costume and it gives me a sense…

You can do anyt…

You can do anything to please someone but you can’t expect that he or she will notice what you are doing…unless he/she cares for you.

LA PINSA VENETA -A TYPICAL CAKE FROM THE VENETO REGION. THE PEOPLE HERE USUALLY EATS THIS CAKE WITH “VIN BRULE’ – RED/WHITE WINE BOILED WITH A PIECE OF APPLE, CINNAMON, CLOVE AND A LITTLE SUGAR. I THINK THAT THIS IS A DELICIOUS CAKE.

250 G CORN FLOUR + 1 TSP OF FINE SALT 100 G ALL PURPOSE FLOUR 50 G RAISINS(SOAKED IN WATER FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES) BOIL THE WATER + ADD LITTLE BY LITTLE THE CORN FLOUR AND SALT. CONTINUE STIRRING UNTIL THE 100 G BUTTER 150 G SUGAR 50 G DRIED FIGS(CUT IN SMALL BITS)…

  LOVE IS LIKE THE SEASONS OF TIME IT PASSES BUT IT’S MEMORY REMAINS IT CHANGES BUT NOT TOTALLY FORGOTTEN,   IT IS LIKE THE WINTER WIND, SO COLD AND IN SEARCH OF WARMTH IT IS LIKE THE SUNNY  SKY IN SUMMER, FULL  OF JOY AND EXPECTATION IT IS LIKE THE ROSES IN SPRING,  IT…

Buckwheat cookies

4 EGGS 500 G BREAD FLOUR 500 G BUCKWHEAT FLOUR ½ WHISKY GLASS OF RUM – 2 TABLESPOONS OF RUM 5 G  BAKING POWDER A PINCH OF SALT 250 G BUTTER 300 G OF BROWN SUGAR 50 G OF RAISINS + ½ GLASS OF GRAPPA(MARINATE FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES. DRAIN AND SQUEEZE) MELTED BUTTER…

Sometimes we ar…

Sometimes we are lucky enough to have everything and so we forget the feeling of what it is like to have nothing…