Saffron tagliatelle with sausage crumble on butternut cream.

saffron tagliatelle

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I wouldn’t define myself as an expert on Abruzzo region. I’m not proud of this lack, but, willing or not, it’s the truth.The “information” I have is less than the things I had the chance to imagine through the tales of my two dear friends. Super funny stories and amusing anecdotes that made me laugh, as well as all our friends and the friends of the friends. It is clear that the idea I have of Abruzzo is really positive. Read more

Lemon and saffron loaf cake.

 

plumcake al limone e zafferano

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When I compare my character to my parents’ or with someone in my family there are always a few similarities. Both the good and the bad. I could make a long list in the matter of it, but the funniest thing is inheriting my grandmother’s passion for lemons or better compulsive desire to buy them. No jokes. Read more

Chicken tagine with preserved lemon

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There are things we want so much, that we believe we can’t live without them. It’s been this way with tagine -I was convinced that without it my cooking could not be considered as such. When I had it in my hands, as a pleasant gift from a Moroccan friend, I admired it full of inspiration and my eyes filled with sweet memories of my trip to Marrakech. Read more

Pea and ginger cream with ricotta and saffron

pea and ginger soup with ricotta

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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