Author Archives: PolaM

Pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin with leeks

I skipped last week. I was taken by the last minute shopping and visits that always accompany the end of a visit to Italy. Plus you might have seen I spent sometimes hiking in the Dolomites, my magical place, so … Continue reading

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Quiche with zucchini and anchovies

This week I was in Italy. I saw family and met with friends. And among the friends I met, I met some dear friends I’ve known for close to 20 years now. We met at a hiking club and kind … Continue reading

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Winter tomato soup

This is a revisit of the classic pappa col pomodoro for the winter months when the fresh tomatoes traditionally used for the classic version of the dish are not available. Here I’m using canned tomatoes and a s day-old bread … Continue reading

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15 minutes risotto with zucchini, dashi and bonito flakes

So am trying to keep the new year resolution and  keep posting at semi-regularly. So today I am going to post a new recipe which is also a method for making perfect risotto in less than 15 minutes. Yes 15. Less … Continue reading

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Traditions revisited: lentil burgers

So I am back. Or at least I will try to be back. Last semester at work was crazy with teaching and research and I decided to take a break from the blog. I want this blog to be a … Continue reading

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