Pear and ginger risotto

risotto aux poires

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The amount of fruits we are buying lately is quite impressive, given that we are a family of only 3 people. The most greedy one is my son, he asks for fruit at any time of the day, especially bananas, which after a not very happy start have become very popular in particular because for once, he can use the same word in the three languages ​​that surround him. Read more

Spicy pears and jam tarte

shortbread cake with fruits

Preparing shortbread dough always scares me a bit as often I am not sure about the right thickness of the dough or the right cooking time. In fact when I prepare a pie or biscuits, I frequently end up with a dough either too dry or too thick. For once, and hopefully the first of many, I can say that I made it right! Read more

Gâteau de menage

gateau brioche

This is a kind of miracle, or maybe just one isolated case that will be followed by a lack of new blog posts in weeks or worst-case scenario in months, but today I have a new recipe to share on my blog.

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Cornflake chocolate chip cookies

 bisccotti-ai-cornfalkes

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It is really hard for me saying when a recipe is ordinary or not. After several reflections, frequently I can’t still find the answer. But one thing is true: winning recipes are often the simplest ones, and, somehow, the best.  Read more

Chard and ricotta cheese savory pie

torta-salata-bietole-e-ricotta

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More or less every weekend I make a vow, promising myself not to eat bread the following week. And more or less every week, I end up postponing that promise because I can’t help myself; I am too much in love with any kind of bread and carbohydrates in general… It might be for this reason that when there is no more bread around, I am ready to make something that gives me the same satisfaction. Read more