Apple & bacon crispy salad

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It has been a long and quite cold winter, as always. As the weather is still fluctuating, I really had hard time to realize that is already May. As I feel (and I am not the only one, I guess) the need of sunny and warm days, bright colours and A LOT of daylight, I decided to celebrate to celebrate Mother’s Day with a simple, but yet delicious apple and bacon salad, seasoned with a citrus vinaigrette. Read more

Buttermilk lemon bundt cake

buttermilk cake

buttermilk lemon cake

I would rather study a bit for the English assessment test instead of writing the recipe of this buttermilk and lemon bundt cake. But since a slice (s) of lemon cake always get the upper hand over my will, here is a new recipe for a  fluffy, moist and tangy lemon cake. Read more

Gnocchi alla sorrentina

gnocchi alla sorrentina

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Gnocchi alla sorrentina is one of those Italian comfort dishes that are really easy to prepare. Typically from the Italian coast of Sorrento, near Naples, this gnocchi recipe encloses the most iconic Italian ingredients, such as tomato sauce, mozzarella, olive oil, Parmesan and basil. Read more

Split pea soup with bread crumble

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split pea soup

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This is that time of the year that many Quebeckers eagerly wait, not only because the weather gets warmer and sunnier, but also because this is the time of the year where the maple tree sap starts flowing and it is transformed into the maple syrup. Like the name implies, sugar shacks are small cabins or groups of cabins where sap collected from sugar maple trees is transformed into maple syrup. Read more

Kiwi and almond moist cake

kiwi and almond moist cake

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My mum tells me- quite often- that I make a lot of cakes. She is right: I do make a lot of cakes. I truth is that I enjoy making them and I love taking a break from the traditional breakfast food, such as toast, cereals, yogurt… Read more