Travels, Food & Wine
Sipping a cup of warm chocolate on this Wednesday afternoon to welcome February. Enjoy the new month and all the cosy moments the day can give you, everybody.
Cocoa, pears and ricotta cheese cake
All around the table for enjoying a piece of cake prepared with ricotta cheese, pears, cocoa and in good company of a warm cup of coffee or tea. It tastes like a warm hug made of dark chocolate, deliciously paired with the freshness of pears and the creamy consistency of the ricotta cheese. It is…
A warm melting dark chocolate bliss
In the heart of the Winter season, on a January Saturday afternoon, we love to spoil and pamper ourselves and family by whisking very quick batter and eggs for baking small chocolate desserts. It takes less than 20 minutes for dipping a spoon in a warm melting dark chocolate bliss. What is more, it is…
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.
Let’s keep on wondering
Let’s keep on wondering..Where does creativity come from?Why?What is the purpose of creativity?Enjoy the day, everybody and make it sparkle
On January 1st 2023
It was an extraordinary surprise this morning. Myriads of tiny twinkling drops of dew on the long thin freesia leaves in the large vases of the terrace were announcing the beginning of the new year, on this January 1st 2023. A new season will be coming and, soon, it will be an exultation of blooms…
A book to recommend for the Christmas holidays
“Perchè l’Ucraina” is the emblematic title for the published Italian edition (in July 2022) of one of the most recent Noam Chomsky’s works. The book is about seven accurate interviews that the influential linguist, political expert and author began to provide in 2018 to the curator. There, he tries to analyse deep by giving contribution…
Celebrating Lucia, the bearer of light in the darkness of Winter
In the darkness of the early hours in the new day, just before the dawn announcement, Lucia advances with silent steps followed by mellow choruses, in a procession of candles, which lights the cold Winter sky with swaying vivid flames. Lucia brings light and hope to humanity.
Lussekatter in progress
On the third Sunday of Advent, late night, here we are in the kitchen working the golden daugh for the Lussekatter. I couldn’t miss this very special Swedish culinary tradition dedicated to Lucia. I’m going to leave the soft daugh to leaven and rest all night long and tomorrow will keep on working on it.…
A pink marguerites daisies bouquet to celebrate December 8th
Last Spring, I enjoyed gardening and planted tiny delicate marguerites in the green terrace. They looked so pretty with their lively colors. At the beginning of the Autumn season, I moved them on the front street balcony in order to stay much longer in the sun during the day, while I could enjoy their bright…