Monthly Archives: March 2011

Celeriac and potatoes quiche

BF keeps telling me how much he likes potato and turnips gratins you often get as sided in restaurants so I decided to put a quiche together inspired to those sides.

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Home-made bechamel

This is one of those base recipe I use quite often in my cooking: in Italy you can buy bechamel at supermarkets, here not so much. My brother, who also leaves abroad, has called me a couple of times to … Continue reading

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Yogurt tea cake

As usual I had something close to going bad in the fridge. In this case it was yogurt. So I decided, after much solicitation form my BF, to bake a yogurt cake. I had never baked yogurt cake before, so I looked … Continue reading

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Raisin and oregano bread rolls

When I was in Italy and we were in Rome my mom used to wake up early in the morning and go down to the market to buy fresh fruit and on the way back she would stop by the … Continue reading

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Beef stew with peas

I went to Costco to buy the usual necessities. I was supposed to just buy things like boring toilet paper and flour and sugar for my cakes and cheese (I find they have a great selection of cheese) and that … Continue reading

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