Tag Archives: Italian Cuisine

  • Million Dollar Spaghetti

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Mains, Recipes

    It is the depth of winter and the days are shaded, casting colours of dark. White, blue and grey during the day and star gazed purple and sapphire blue during the night. The chill is gripping and while there is joy in taking a deep air-crisp fresh breath and listening to a solitary bird song singing the […]

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  • Panettone Bread & Butter Pudding

    Posted on April 10, 2015 by in Breakfast, Celebrations, Desserts, Recipes

    The festive holidays may be over, but delicious reminders of exquisite meals could still be found in the kitchen. We have tasted this delicious Panettone, heavy crusted with almond paste and filled with candied orange peels. We have tried it at breakfast, we have sampled it with the afternoon tea, yet a large portion of […]

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  • Mushroom Ravioli

    Posted on December 28, 2014 by in Mains, Recipes

    Making home made ravioli sounds scarier than it really is, and it is without any doubt most definitely worth the effort. Just imagining that this has been for centuries the every day activity for thousands of warmhearted Italian Mamas, makes me already feel encouraged to roll my sleeves and give it a try. What could […]

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  • Summertime tiramisu

    Posted on June 29, 2013 by in Desserts, Recipes

    “Summertime,  And the livin’ is easy…” George Gershwin’s song is gently playing in my mind while preparing this delicious summertime strawberries tiramisu. Yes, every bite is a joy, the summer is high and nothing could be easier than preparing this tempting summer feast – to be shared eating together from one large family bowl tucking […]

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  • Gnocchi in basil pesto sauce

    Posted on September 8, 2012 by in Mains, Pastries, Recipes

      Isn’t she lovely? I am always easily warmed to people with beauty and passion and Lorriane Pascale has plenty of both. I have glimpsed the touch of her creations a year ago and have instantly fallen in love with her cooking. It is phenomenal to watch her prepare so many variety of meals with flare […]

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  • Vanilla Panna Cotta

    Posted on April 22, 2012 by in Celebrations, Desserts, Easter, Recipes

    Light and creamy, simple and divine, is there any other dessert more worthy of gracing the end of a meal then the irresistible Vanilla Panna Cotta? It is so easy to make yet it is so rich in smoothness and flavor that it is almost sinful not to prepare it frequently at home. Whether enjoyed […]

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  • Chestnut Mushroom Tagliatelle

    Posted on March 14, 2012 by in Mains, Recipes

    Spring is a special season. Its tender freshness carries all the promises of a new beginning. The light, the first green leaves, the first delicate flowers, the first bird songs, all reach out to the summer celebrating the new life, the new day, the new season. Yet, while all creation longs for the coming spring, […]

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  • La cucina Italiana

    Posted on February 25, 2012 by in Food&Travel

    Resent business trip to Milan. Only hard work and no time for sight seeing, yet a last minute purchase from the airport is letting me take Italy home with me. The choice was not easy. Do I buy a well-rounded and well-rested piece of ham? Do I go for the tempting varieties of chocolate delights? […]

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