Good bread for the weekend
In the creative process of making good homemade bread for your family and friends, there are books, which can inspire your bakery work with successful tips to follow in order to satisfy the pleasure of baking fragrant bread.
Home made potatoes gnocchi and crisp appetizers on the second of Advent
On the second Sunday of Advent, I enjoyed to make potatoes gnocchi at home, introducing some variations on traditional local recipes. In particular, to the basic mixture for gnocchi (made of excellent red potatoes coming from the mountains of Calabria, one egg and some semolina flour) I added chopped parsley and a generous handful of…
Linguini pasta, meatballs and sweet peppers sauce
Linguini pasta, meatballs and home-made sweet peppers sauce. Would you call it “a comfort dish”? A drizzle of extravirgin olive oil in a hot pan on the cooker, finely chopped garlic, red onion and sweet “cornetto” peppers, small cubes of tomatoes (one or two tomatoes) and let’s start by sautéing the ingredients just mentioned above…
Pink bonbons à la gelée for the last October weekend
The day started with a smooth pink toned jelly in mind. Pure pomegranate juice to become pink bonbons à la gelée to satisfy the palate of children and older children. They will love it, I thought. Soon, the pink jelly was almost done in a sauce pan. After I allowed the pink jelly to cool…
In the season of pomegranates
It all started last Spring, when I saw those beautiful gem flowers delicately flourishing up on our tree in the garden. Day by day, they silently were quite well along branches and among shining, small, green leaves. Then, I wondered if it was going to be a good season for the pomegranate fruits. Even though…
When you wake up in the morning and you know there is something… in progress. Wishing a good day to everybody 🙂
Ripe pomegranates, a welcome gift in October
October just started and has already given us a wonderful basket of ripe, juicy pomegranates we enjoyed to pick fresh from the tree in our kitchen garden. Not only they are a magnificent precious gift for our own health and excellent delicacy for our palate, but also they will be a welcome, appreciated present for…
Spaghetti alla chitarra and pepper sauce for dinner.
It was a beautiful September Sunday and, after a long walk in the crisp air, here we are in the kitchen to enjoy cooking very quick an appetizing dish of spaghetti alla chitarra and a sweet pepper sauce. Are you hungry? Welcome!
Quiche with leek and local fresh cheese
While Autumn season is to approach, we still enjoy to serve our meals outdoor, in our green terrace, surrounded by flowers, new plants and small bushes. At lunch time, we prepared an inviting quiche with rings of leek and fresh local cheese and a light salad made of curls of carrots, slices of tomatoes and…