Savory bread with grilled vegetables

savoury bread with grilled vegetables

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I’ve noticed that lately I’m making more cakes…that would be due to the summer fruit and beautiful sunny days effect kicking in. It’s certainly true that I could keep on posting (and eating) only cakes, but today I’ve pushed myself to use my flour for a savory recipe. Read more

Kamut and yoghurt bread

le pain de kamut et yaourt

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Since I’ve started my blog, which means 6 months ago, the list of my preferences on the left side of my laptop’s screen has grown enormously. In fact, I keep a large number of recipes taken from other blogs that I want to try myself. When I write in my comments: “I’ll do it again,” it’s not just small talk, I really intend to try it. Read more

Sfeeha, the buns from Syria.

sfeeha, stuffed buns

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Food in a way is like fashion. There are times when recipes or ingredients know their heyday. I noticed that the bread nowadays is having its time. Talking about bread, there are many varieties indeed, from ingredients to shapes and colors. It is clear that these “magnificent creatures” have always fascinated me. For this reason, during a cold afternoon of hot teas and an inevitable stop to the bookstore, I bought the book “The book of buns” without hesitating. By the time I got home, I was dreaming of stopping time and making all the breads that were in the book. Read more

Bread cream with mozzarella di Bufala and mushrooms

bread cream

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Ok now that Valentine’s Day has passed, we can put away chocolate and heart molds and be focused on February again hoping that it will run away fast. But I have to keep my feet on the ground, in Montreal it’s still winter, and that’s why I can’t stop thinking about soups.  Today’s soup is the cream bread, I love it! It is a sweet memory of Florence and my mother, from whom I have inherited neither the genes nor the character, but surely the passion for cooking that keep us united, even if we are oceans apart. Read more

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