Coconut, orange and olive oil “squares”

orange and coconut cake

On of my girlfriends recently asked me why lately I am publishing so many “sweet recipes” … the question has not been answered, because really I don’t know why. My sweet tooth level, indeed, is still under control and, in theory, I’m supposed to be on diet… Read more

“Pasta e patate”

ricetta pasta e patate

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I apologize, but today you have to take this recipe with the Italian name, translating it would be misrepresenting the recipe itself. “Pasta e patate” is an Italian traditional dish, specifically from the Neapolitan culinary tradition, made from pasta and potatoes. A poor dish, prepared with a few ingredients, easy to prepare, nutritious and with a unique taste. Read more

Carrot and hazelnut cake

carrot and hazelnut cake

If it wasn’t so hard to grate the carrots, I think I could make a carrot cake every week. Although I have admitted that carrots are not my favorite vegetable (see this recipe), the carrot cake is an exception, especially if hazelnuts come as second main ingredient. Read more

Spicy pumpkin soft cookies

biscotti speziati

Time (that I don’t have) is my enemy. Weeks start and two minutes later I suddenly find myself again on a new Friday. Even though I manage to cook, the thing that bothers me the most is not having time to wander around on Internet, visiting blogs and giving a little more attention to mine. Read more

Small chickpea croquettes with cilantro and pistachios pesto

vegetarian croquettes

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For no particular reason or hidden childhood memories or anecdotes, I love meatballs (and meatloaf also) perhaps more than anything else. It is clear that with such a preamble, you will understand that every time I see a recipe for meatballs or vegetarian croquette, I fall in love immediately. Read more