Almond milk and honey brioche

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It literarily breaks my heart to throw away food or ingredients. I try all the time to give them a second chance, like if they were candidates who arrived at the final selection, without being chosen. Well, a left over of almond milk was my candidate, the expiration day was behind the corner, but I knew the poor “guy” needed another chance and so I decided to make brioche bread for the family breakfast, inspired by this recipeRead more

Buckwheat banana cookies with chocolate chips (butter free)

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Exactly like how it works for clothes, there are trends for recipes as well, in the world of the foodies but even at your own home. At my house the best seller of this “season” are biscuits and cookies in any flavor and shape. It all began when I was looking for something to cook with my 2½-year-old son, and therefore a not too complicated recipe, where you make him actually do something. Read more

Sweet potato gnocchi (egg free)

gnocchis à la patate douce

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Did you know that sweet potatoes have nothing to do with regular potatoes? I personally learnt that not too long ago. The two vegetables are often prepared in the same way, but the sweet potato is eaten both in savory and in sweet preparations and its flavor is not as neutral as the regular potatoes, but rather tastes like chestnuts and carrots. Read more

Roasted turkey breast with pistachio and orange

Roasted turkey breastI realized that I am probably one of the few bloggers who do not share anything exceptional during the holiday season, with rare exceptions. The reason is simple, for Christmas I like eating traditional food, the ones I have always ate at home every single Christmas. Read more

Rye muffins with apples and fresh cranberries (dairy free)

dairy free muffins

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I’ve always had fun replacing regular white flour with “alternative” ones, either for the pleasure of experimenting with new flavors and texture or for the awareness that their use is very important for our well being. Lately I have been using alternative flours more than ever, both for sweet recipes and for salty ones. Read more