Chard and ricotta cheese savory pie

torta-salata-bietole-e-ricotta

french version english version italian version (scroll down)

More or less every weekend I make a vow, promising myself not to eat bread the following week. And more or less every week, I end up postponing that promise because I can’t help myself; I am too much in love with any kind of bread and carbohydrates in general… It might be for this reason that when there is no more bread around, I am ready to make something that gives me the same satisfaction. Read more

Focaccia stuffed with ricotta.

Focaccia à la ricotta et tomates

french version english version italian version (SCROLL DOWN)

Recently, I have the impression that I’m running late. Indeed, it has been a while, that I didn’t feel so tired. I apologize for not having replied to your comments left on my last recipe. I will do my best to do not let it happen again. I’ll share with you this yummy recipe of focaccia stuffed with ricotta, my sunshine of a beautiful day of late summer. Did I catch up? Read more

Ricotta ice cream

ricotta home made ice cream

french version english version italian version (SCROLL DOWN)

I really enjoy sharing this recipe, mainly for three reasons:

  • this is the first time I’ve prepared ice cream;
  •  I’ve made it during my vacation in Italy, at my mother’s, because ricotta there is really much better than here in Canada;
  •  this week I will be with Angie, the “lady of the house” and the great Sylvia for  co-hosting the 23rd edition of the Fiesta Friday;

Read more

Pea and ginger cream with ricotta and saffron

pea and ginger soup with ricotta

french version english version italian version

Christmas gifts always make me happy. They are even better when I‘m not expecting them. Especially when we talk about fine food surprises, that fruit and saffron jams and pure saffron. Oh what a great surprise! When my dear friend Olivia came in the bar where we had an appointment with a small paper bag in her hands, I realized immediately that in that bag there was something that I would madly love. Olivia and his companion Guido (almost future husband), like in the fairy tales, left the big city for the countryside around Siena. Read more

Nests of phyllo dough with asparagus cream and ricotta

phyllo nest with asparagus and ricotta

french version english version italian version (scroll down)

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