Monthly Archives: November 2011


One of my favorite dishes is lasagne. I have said it before, but there is something about lasagne that I just love and keeps me eating until I am ready to burst. This was a large oven dish of lasagne … Continue reading

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Rice and Milk

Since we are in between feasts involving large amount of food, I’ll share with you one of my favorite simple comfort dishes. It is one of those dishes I like to eat when I crave something simple and uncomplicated that … Continue reading

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Sausage and butternut squash pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri are an Italian buckwheat pasta typically of the mountain area to the North of Milan. They are traditionally boiled with potatoes and green and served oozing with oodles of butter and cheese. They are delicious! And incredibly heavy. I … Continue reading

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Red snapper en papillote with fennel and orange

And today I am giving you a simple and light recipe to enjoy your fish. I love cooking the fish whole in the oven for 2 reasons: the fish is tasty because is cooked on the bone and the cooking … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts and pancetta

Brussels sprouts is a nice winter vegetable, to often forgotten in favor of other things. Part of it, I believe, is because it is often cooked improperly, leaving it half raw and very cabbage-y. If cooked properly and seasoned with cheese … Continue reading

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