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Ile flottante - meringue cloud on custard

Ile flottante – meringue cloud on custard

The Île flottante is a very refined French dessert. Ile flottante literally means “floating island”, because the vanilla cloud “swims” on the custard where it lays. It is a dessert with a very French taste: not everyone is used to know this particular flavour but it will win you over after the first bite! The most […] Read more…

Farmer's Skewers

Farmer’s Skewers

Farmer’s Skewers are very tasty skewers made with “carpaccio”(thinly sliced beef meat), “guanciale”, a sort of bacon very used in Italy – if you do not find it in your country, you can use normal bacon – and provolone cheese. They are covered in breadcrumbs and then roasted: really great! I have seen some skewers like […] Read more…

Magic cocoa cake

Magic cocoa cake

Magic cake recipe was born on the web, and in a short time it has become very popular all over the world. It is called “magic” because from only one mixture you obtain three different consistencies: a hard base, a crunchy surface and the internal part that seems a pudding. Today I propose you the […] Read more…

Eggplant ravioli with fresh tomato and burrata

Eggplant ravioli with fresh tomato sauce and burrata are a concentrate of southern Italian flavours: fresh pasta filled with fried eggplants, a staple of Sicilian cooking; served with fresh tomato sauce, a quintessential Italian classic; and burrata cheese, a specialty of Apulia. Eggplant ravioli with fresh tomato sauce and burrata Ingredients: 400 g white wheat […] Read more…

mini ricotta balls

Mini ricotta balls – easy finger food

Sometimes I ask to myself: why do we complicate our lives trying to create impossible recipes, when everyone knows that the simplest things are the most appreciated? Do you have to prepare an appetizer? Do you want to prepare something good but you are not the best cook? Do you want to be quick? Do […] Read more…

mini chocolate cakes

Mini chocolate cakes

This  mini chocolate cakes are smooth and soft and they are a perfect yummy and healthy snack for your children. All of you who were born in the eighties like me, can remember the famous “Yo-Yo” snacks: they were so famous at that time in Italy and I used to love them. So, I prepared […] Read more…

shortbread dough

Shortbread dough

The shortbread dough is one of the most important and most used dough base of the Italian pastry making. As it happens with many other kind of recipes, there is no universal short bread recipe: there are people who prefer using much more butter in their dough, others who don’t want to use too many […] Read more…

Curried courgette crumble

Curried courgette crumble

Curried courgette crumble is a delicious and tasty vegetarian dish. It is perfect as main meal for dinner. I am a true lover of crumbles and I like to prepare them both in sweet and savory versions 😉 . Crumble is a sort of shortbread but, instead than amalgamating the mixture, you have to crumble […] Read more…

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