Cookies with spelt flour, banana and chocolate chips.

biscuits à la farine d'épeautre et banane

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One of my strangest habits is to keep a little notebook in my purse where I note all those dishes that I fall in love with, the recipes given by a friend or the flavors I do not want forget in order to re-elaborate them. I went around with a small green notebook for at least 5 years … you can easily imagine its condition when I decided to buy a new one. Despite the hard work that I had to do in order to copy all my notes in my cookbook, I kept on taking notes like crazy. Read more

Whole-wheat bread with bananas and chocolate chips

pain de blé entier

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I would be lying if I said I bought whole-wheat flour because of its health benefits. I bought it by accident. And yes, grocery shopping abroad when you have just moved to a new country is never easy. But, if you also take Montreal’s winter weather into consideration, something completely foreign to a native Italian, then doing your groceries becomes an almost heroic mission. Upon entering the store, I was presented with two choices: Read more