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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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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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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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When conversations get surreal: potato and saffron soup with pancetta croutons

A couple of days ago Stefano was getting ready to go to work and he told me that I must have done something wrong with the laundry because his pants felt tighter. Now, you can tell me anything (because any … Continue reading

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Those little “goodfellas”: Brussels Sprouts and Hot Sausage Tortiglioni…

2 Servings Brussels sprouts are not very popular in my country and they certainly weren’t on my family’s table. I don’t think I can recollect one time that I ate them in my house or anywhere else in Italy. Things … Continue reading

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My Savory Valentines: Heart-Shaped Mini Frittata

As some of you may know already, my beloved husband and I do not celebrate Valentine’s Day. I’ve never been good in the romance department and the reason why there must be a specific day to celebrate your loved ones simply escapes me. … Continue reading

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Have I been chopped? Speck, Pea Shoots and Marsala Meatballs

Don’t you get tired to always cook the same dishes? During the last years, I have mastered some recipes that have become my signature dishes. I always have the essential ingredients for them in my refrigerator and I can cook them with my … Continue reading

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