My friend Iris told me that in French I use the adjective “eclectic too often ” and she encourages me all the time to find an alternative. Read more
You can trust eggplants. They never deceive you. Yes, I know, sometimes they can be bitter, but something unexpected can always happen, can’t it? These eggplant and feta balls are the last things I cooked before I left for my holidays in Italy, with the idea to empty my fridge as much as possible. Read more
Some months I saw on Angie’s blog this amazing sweet bread, almost a cake, that immediately captured my attention. I had never heard about this “Kranz Cake”, but when I did some research I immediately realized that I was one of the few who didn’t know what it was. I still remember that Angie replied to my enthusiastic comment inviting me to make it again.
Time flies so fast that I did not realize that Easter is already here, and I’m not ready at all. I have to admit that I’m not too inspired, I don’t have any super original ideas. What I’d like the most for this Easter, counting on warm weather, is walking outside in the lovely parks of Montreal and stopping for a few seconds to think and organize the next few weeks, since some friends from Italy will be here. Read more
There are things we cannot postpone indefinitely, sooner or later the moment to do them arrives, no more excuses. My problem lately is the driver’s license that I have to get in Canada. So it means a second exam, written and practical, in other words a nightmare! It’s crazy, isn’t it? I’ve never thought of being forced to do it again. Unfortunately, the validity of my Italian driver’s license is limited, and as soon as you become a permanent resident you’re obliged to have the Quebec one. Read more