Tag Archives: Italy

Beyond boundaries: cat’s tongue cookies

I dedicate this post to Her Majesty and not because she is my daughter but because she is that person in my life who pushes me to step out of my comfort zone and experience situations that otherwise I would never put myself … Continue reading

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Because the scale never lies: Farro and Legumes Soup

4 Servings Hello everyone! The Holiday season is behind us but our Christmas tree is still up and some of Santa’s presents (unwrapped) are still laying under the tree – mostly because they are so ugly I’m not quite sure what to … Continue reading

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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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When the kitchen calls your name: Ricotta and Edamame Flan

4 Servings Hello there! Hope you had a great summer. We had a lovely time in Italy and Corsica (France). This year I decided it was time for Her Majesty (who is 9) to start getting to know my hometown … Continue reading

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When celebrations are in order: an epochal ruling and a tomato and provolone risotto

The saying goes that everyone is entitled to their opinion. I do not completely agree. I think that everyone is entitled to their opinion as long as it is respectful and mindful of the fact that other people’s opinion may … Continue reading

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Going against the “season trend”: Cremini Mushroom Soup for TDPC

The Dinner Party Collective’s Winter Menu is finally out and it looks amazing! At the beginning of this social roller-coaster, I asked our lovely Chief Editor Margot to be given a chance to play my first food round in the … Continue reading

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#OperaWine 2015: My Wine Tasting Notes for Central Italy

With some delay, here is part 3 in my series about my tasting experience at the OperaWine 2015 event in Verona last month. On this post we will focus on my tasting notes for the wines from Central Italy. As you will see, lots of … Continue reading

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Portrait of a lady: Marella Agnelli – The Last Swan

Lately Stefano has been traveling a lot for work and, as a result, I have been cooking much less. No complaint there because I have had more time to dedicate to one of my passions: books. Right now, I’m devouring … Continue reading

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Introducing TDPC – Francesca

Originally posted on The Dinner Party Collective:
Hello everyone! My name is Francesca and I think I can be considered a very late bloomer in the kitchen. Until a few years ago, my interests and passions lied in anything but food: career,…

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#OperaWine 2015: My Wine Tasting Notes for Italy’s Northeast

Here is part 2 in my series about my tasting experience at the OperaWine 2015 event in Verona last month. On this post we will focus on my tasting notes for the wines from Italy’s northeastern region. For my general … Continue reading

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