There is the original. And then there are all the theme variations: seasonal, fresh, quick and tasty. Like this , to die for! Ingredients Butter 2 tablespoons cane sugar 5-6 peaches Puff pastry, rolled out in a circle big enough to cover your cake tin For 5-6 people Preheat the oven at 200° C. Butter
My passion for scones is known. This scones by Joy the Baker are just incredible! The first time I’ve them with almonds, as the recipe state, but then I switched to hazelnuts and they are as good as the original one! Try them: you’ll never forget them!
Time to prepare and think about the first picnics! This stuffed bread is simple, quick and it can be made in advance. No quantities: use your eyes and if you have leftovers from the filling eat them like a salad. Ingredients 1 big round loaf of bread 1 jar of grilled peppers, drained Cherry tomatoes
Sping! Fresh spinach! Wash them, very well. Drain. Heat 1 tbs of olive oil in a big pan, add 1 garlic clove. Add spinach, cover. After 5 minutes add raisins and pine nuts. Cover. Cook for 5-10 minutes max, until volume is half of the original. Serve.
I’m completely addicted to potatoes, and even more to potato salad! In its simplicity a potato salad can become the real protagonist of a meal. Although I love the simple pleasure of boiled potato dressed just with extra-virgin olive oil, salt and chopped parsley, over the years I developed a more complex (at least for
Pesto = Genova, Liguria Trofie = Liguria Pesto + Trofie + runner beans + potatoes = liguria, summer, sea Again, nothing more simple then this: Italian cuisine is simple and it’s all about great flavors made by great ingredients. Always try to get the best you get. If you can’t buy fresh trofie (and I
Pesto is not an exact science. Pesto is simple but tricky: you MUST have at hand top ingredients! You need the best Italian (better genovese) basil you can find, better home grown from seeds, the best pine nuts, the best pecorino, garlic and very good not too fruity extra verging olive oil. Stated this it
This cake it is as simple as it looks! What do you see? A layer of puff pastry, halved cherry tomatoes, slices of aged goat cheese (in this case a young Saint-Maure) few pinches of Herbs de Provence. Pop it in the oven, bake it for 25-30 minutes and voilà: done!
I watch a lot of cooking program: Top Chef, Master Chef, Hell’s kitchen… In all a this cooking program the finish to cook the meat in the oven. Even when the meat is just roasted. Well, they are perfectly right! I sealed the duck breast for 3-4 minutes on each side, beginning with a very
Inspired by Clotilde, this is my own version of her yogurt cake, with few added ingredients and baked many many times. Ingredients 250 g full fat plain yogurt 100 g ricotta, or fromage blanc or quark 2 eggs 100 g melted butter 100 g sugar 250 g flour 1 chemical yeast for cakes For a