Polenta bread

pane di mais

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One of the things that is really important to me is to not waste food or any ingredients. You should know that the pantry of my kitchen is “much glued” to each other and very deep. That’s why it’s pretty easy that some ingredients could end up at the bottom of each shelf, isolated in a dark corner. Continue reading

Citrus “langues de chat”

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After the whole Friday spent in the kitchen and a pretty much busy Saturday always around food, I said I would have given myself a break, which means not cooking for at least 48 hours. In truth, I resisted far from the burners just 22 hours (not even a day!). Continue reading

Butternut squash soup with coconut milk and caramelized onions

butternut squash and coconut milk soup

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Tell me, how many times did you promise yourself that it would have been the last time you eat food served on airplanes? I do it all the time. And also, how many times have you resisted eating something? It never happens to me. The funny thing is that I often eat at the airport, convinced that I will refuse the food that will be offered me, but in reality I always point my nose when the food cart is around, and I unavoidable find my self answering to the fateful question: “Chicken or pasta? ” . Continue reading

Apple butter

 

 

apple butter

The malicious queen of Snow White’s tale would be very proud of me, because for a few weeks my fruit basket is always full of tasty red apples. Since I already have my Prince Charming, the only things I miss are the Seven Dwarfs… I will work on it. Continue reading

Watermelon gazpacho et paneer

watermelon gazpacho

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Walking around the market during the beautiful summer mornings means going home with a great amount of fruits and vegetables, sometimes even with flowers, sometimes with plants (and please note that I have a very small balcony!). A couple of days ago I went overboard and I came back home with a big watermelon. Continue reading

My version of “Paneer” the Indian cheese.

paneer ok

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Although this is not the first time that I’ve tried to cook Indian food, I officially apologize to all my Indian friends and to all those who grew up with paneer prepared as it should, by the able hands of their mother or their grandmother…. Continue reading

Ricotta ice cream

ricotta home made ice cream

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I really enjoy sharing this recipe, mainly for three reasons:

  • this is the first time I’ve prepared ice cream;
  •  I’ve made it during my vacation in Italy, at my mother’s, because ricotta there is really much better than here in Canada;
  •  this week I will be with Angie, the “lady of the house” and the great Sylvia for  co-hosting the 23rd edition of the Fiesta Friday;

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