Autumn cake. Pecans, pears, candied ginger and grape sauce.

pecans and ginger cake

Some people will disagree with me, but I admit it, I love the fall season. I love the colors and the smells, especially in Canada where the colors of the maples become outstanding. Continue reading

Salty Focaccia with milk and ginger.

focaccia salée avec lait et gingembrefrench version english version italian version (scroll down)

In Italy we grow up eating focaccia, we enjoy it at any age, at any time of the day. You can imagine how much I miss it. In my country, maybe it would never came to my mind to prepare it, but since I’m here I wanted to try. After several disastrous attempts finally I found the texture that I was looking for. Continue reading

Pea and ginger cream with ricotta and saffron

pea and ginger soup with ricotta

french version english version italian version

Christmas gifts always make me happy. They are even better when I‘m not expecting them. Especially when we talk about fine food surprises, that fruit and saffron jams and pure saffron. Oh what a great surprise! When my dear friend Olivia came in the bar where we had an appointment with a small paper bag in her hands, I realized immediately that in that bag there was something that I would madly love. Olivia and his companion Guido (almost future husband), like in the fairy tales, left the big city for the countryside around Siena. Continue reading