Eliopita. The olive and Fanta bread from Cyprus

olive and Fanta bread

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According to my friends, this recipe is one of the best in my “resume”. They’ve in fact asked me to write the recipe on my blog, to avoid asking me the right amount of ingredients every single time.  It funny though, I had never thought to put it on my blog … Being honest, a longtime has passed since the last time I’ve prepared the olive bread. This happened not for some specific reason, simply, Eliopita went out of my mind. It’s really funny because I read a lot of magazines, books, blogs, to be inspired by. Always looking for something very particular, very appetizing, but by doing this I run the risk of forgetting the easiest things, those that we grew up with.  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