Tag Archives: vegetables

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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Beet and potato salad

Here one of my favorite winter salads. For some reason I love this simple salad It might be the starchiness potatoes or the sweetness of the beet, but I really love this salad. My mom makes it in winter as a quick … Continue reading

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Pumpkin salad

After a good week a bad one… And I know the next 2 weeks are going to be terrible. I have to start writing my dissertation, which means endless hours in front of the computer writing. Not sure I will … Continue reading

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Baked potatoes and tomatoes

I wanted something crunchy, but I did not want something fried, so I started thinking: potatoes. And then playing with the idea of oven baked potatoes, I decided to add something bright and Mediterranean and added in some tomatoes. Here is what I did. … Continue reading

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Root vegetables salad

So last time I went shopping I picked up a couple of nice red beets and I decided to make a root vegetable salad. Now in Italy you almost never find raw beets as they are sold already baked. And … Continue reading

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