Bigoli for ever and ever

I’ve just realized that I’ve never spoke of Bigoli on this blog!!! That’s incredible!Since the first bite I had of this wonderful pasta I was in love!Let’s go back in time… It was our first tour in Veneto, winter of 2002 or 2003, and we were in a nice little restaurant in Verona, near the

In the open

I’ve been thinking about this post for a few months.I was fighting with myself for the way I was going to write it, how many and which informations I was going to put in it, what “impact” it would have (as I have some kind of “impact” on anything outside my little shiny room from

Daring Bakers: Saint Honorè

When last month I’ve seen all around the internet a wonderful tower of chocolate crepes (something I’m dreaming/dreading to make since ages), I knew I wanted to be part of this exclusively club!!! So I’ve pulled some strings of well known V.I.P. food bloggers 😉 and the next day I was part of it… And


Tonight is a big night: in one hour we are leaving for Franciacorta, homeland of the Italian Champagne, where my hubby will be officially proclaimed somellier by AIS (the Italian Sommelier Association, with whom he attended three long years of courses).We will be having dinner and staying overnight here.And then tomorrow I will head to


Finally I’m able to find a recipe (worth, at least) and the time to update my blog (at the end it made me find a job, so how can I neglect it????)!And let’s begin this post with a sonic “OMG, it’s hell-hot!” And it’s not even the worst yet, as it is only 35° C…So,

Food photography for dummies

At the end I had to: I’ve decided, tempted by a good offer, to oblige my (poor) French husband to buy me, for my birthday (that is in 4 month…) a Canon Eos 350D! Yeah, I know, I’m a slaver! 😉As the camera is not yet in my hands (because of the offer, Milan shops

Vegetable lasagne

It’s spring, and I’m sick! Outside is beautiful all the time, sunny (except a major storm this morning!), hot, enjoyable, and all I can do is to stay inside, all covered, coughing… And so I NEED comfort food, I really do!!!I don’t know where I found the strength to cook lasagne, not even where I’m

Japanese curry (or so they say on the package!!!)

I’m not so fond of ready made food. But sometimes, once in a while, a get very lazy (Ah! I’m always lazy!!!) and use industrial stuff, and that normally happens when I do not read the list of the ingredients BEFORE I buy it… And that doesn’t happen so often… But sometimes, you know, you

I have a new idol!

I love food communities, and I think Serious Eats is one of the best: they are funny, wit and smart and they have that certain edge (that I like) when speaking about food: it’s a serious matters, ok, but a bit of lightness never hurt anybody!through them I’ve just discover my new idol: Mr. Minimalist