Tag Archives: dessert

Home is where the heart is

Today’s post is not about food or recipes. It is not about one of my silly stories either. Today’s post is about something important that recently happened to me. You see that little blue book with the golden eagle on the cover? … Continue reading

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Doing it my way: Strawberry and Pastry Cream Puffs

I have a set of rules I try to live by every day. One of them is never to judge others and stay away from judgmental people as much as I try to avoid contagious diseases. I like to live my … Continue reading

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Full Report On Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri NYC 2015 – Part III (Southern Italy and Islands)

In this third and last chapter of my report on Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri 2015 NYC event, you will find my tasting notes for those producers from southern Italy and the two main islands (Sardinia and Sicily) that I enjoyed the most … Continue reading

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Full Report On Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri NYC 2015 – Part I (Northern Italy)

A couple of weeks ago was that time of the year yet again, when I got to participate (along with my good friend Anatoli, AKA Talk-A-Vino) in one of the most eagerly anticipated Italian wine events in New York City … Continue reading

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So little time in the kitchen: peach and chocolate chips mini tarte tatins

Hello everyone! Hope you are having a glorious summer! As a food blogger, I know I’m expected to share recipes, tips and culinary adventures that I have experienced during my stay in Italy, but I’m afraid you’ll be disappointed … or maybe … Continue reading

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Breaking News: The demise of tiramisu’?

A few days ago, I read an article on an Italian newspaper that saddened me a bit. Le Beccherie, an Italian restaurant located in Treviso (a town in the northeastern region of Veneto) that is credited for creating one of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a quick one to wish all our North American readers Happy Thanksgiving! Saffron Rice Croquettes (AKA Arancini di Riso) Here you can take a peek at our Thanksgiving table and a few of the appetizers and sweet treats that … Continue reading

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Saint Emilion Chronicles #3: les macarons et les cannelés

Hello everyone! This will be my contribution to our ongoing Saint Emilion series. This post is about food, so it naturally belongs to my expertise “department”. 🙂 So, picture it: Saint Emilion, July 2013. We were sitting in Patrick’s wine … Continue reading

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An easy-peasy treat: vanilla cream berries

2 Servings If you have been following our blog, you know by now that I do not have a sweet tooth. Thank goodness for me and my dieting resolution, Stefano does not either. This means that, unless I’m hosting a … Continue reading

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Ladurée: a world of beauty beyond macarons

This is my first post of our new column so I decided to start in style. Ladurée… the echo of this brand is called luxury. Of course, I’m talking about the worldwide known French pâtisserie maison founded by the miller, Louis Ernest Ladurée, in … Continue reading

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