Monthly Archives: June 2013

Homemade piadina: the best flatbread

And here I am going to tell you about the most wonderful of flatbreads: piadina. Piadina is a flatbread typical of the area known as Romagna which is located along the central-north west coast of Italy. It is typically used … Continue reading

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Pollo alla senape – Roasted chicken with mustard – and a bonus recipe

Today I am sharing a simple recipe for roasted chicken and an even simpler bonus recipe. Both will take your chicken to the next level! Lately when I buy chicken I try to buy whole chickens. I find that chicken … Continue reading

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Torta di riso – Rice pudding cake with strawberry, ginger and meringue.

The recipe I post today is an elaboration of a traditional Italian cake: rice pudding cake. It was born out of necessity and curiosity. See in my pantry I have tons or rice and soon I am moving, so I … Continue reading

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Ceci e cicoria: garbanzo beans and dandelion greens

This dish a simple, but delicious dish typical of southern Italy. It is one of the finest example of cucina povera (poor cuisine) from southern Italy, where people made use of the inexpensive produce they could find or grow easily … Continue reading

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Pasta alle olive

And another simple pasta. This time with olives. I told you I was going to go for simple for a while! Anyway, when talking about simple pasta, this is one of my favorite. Together with amatriciana, arrabbiata, puttanesca and tuna … Continue reading

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