Dahlias in their glorious splendor
“If we design our gardens to be regenerative, the result will be functional, beautiful spaces full of life and vigour, robust enough to face the challenges of the future and elegant enough to beguile all those who walk among them.” ― Rees-Warren, Matt
Fast dish: Spaghetti alla chitarra, tomato sauce and crisp breadcrumbs
A fabulous Sunday at the end of May to confirm the beginning of a new season, which is round the corner. Just back from the sea house, where I enjoyed little time this morning for planning some work and garden activities, here I am in the kitchen for cooking a fast dish that has the…
Apple pie or rustic cake with tomatoes, leeks and Grana Padano cheese?
The new week started and after work hours it is nice to enjoy an appetizer or a piece of cake in good company. Here I just baked a crisp puff pastry stuffed with leek, zucchini and small cherry tomatoes already sautéed with a knob of butter, a sprinkling of sea salt, black pepper and grana…
A floating blue iris
May 9th: my first iris bloomed and it looked floating in the blue. Wishing a beautiful day to everybody 🤗
We can’t get enough of good bread
The process for making kamut bread started last night and after 24 h here they are my little bread rolls made with kamut flour, which are soft and fragrant inside, golden and little crisp on their surface. Are you hungry? How would you love to have them served?
Sunday rye bread
On Sunday morning, just baked fragrant crisp rye bread awaits out of the oven to be served for brunch with a selection of cheese and delicious grilled vegetables like zucchini, peppers, rings of onion, carrots and tomatoes and all the ingredients you prefer. Wishing a beautiful day to everybody 🙂💐
A little lamb made of almond paste and simplicity is in the garden this morning for celebrating and wishing a blessed Easter to you all and to your dearest ones 🐣❤
Easter atmosphere in the green terrace
It is only one week for Easter Day and, this afternoon, we gave space to local tradition and creativity. We enjoyed baking some inviting “cuddure”, from the ancient Greek “κολλύρα, kollýra”.
Epiphany of childhood flavours at luchtime
I was a 8-year-old child when I visited Rome for the first time. One of the beautiful memories I took with me in the years of that trip with family is the inviting fragrance and taste of a good just baked pizza at lunchtime.
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