Pumpkin Muffins recipes

A lazy sunday afternoon, searching for a recipe to use the remaining of one of the last pumpkin of the season, I’ve found so many recipes that I thought to give you the list of the 12 I’ve really liked at first sight. [nggallery id=2] Urban Comfort: Pumpkin Muffins The Pioneer Woman: Moist Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Muffin with Chocolate Chip

One of the last pumpkin of the season, I know… Soon there will be asparagus and other spring vegetables… So, what better use than pumpkin muffins? Of course the best use of all is pumpkin risotto! But even the muffin are quite satisfying! Inspiration from Le Cordon Bleu – home Collection – Muffins. Ingredients 250

Galette des Rois

Being married with a French means some French traditions too, especially the ones that feel the void in Italian traditions. One of this is the traditional cake French make for Epiphany. In Italy Epiphany is celebrated every year on the 6th of January, in France is the first Sunday of January. Italian tradition: during the

Mince pies

Well, a kind of Mince Pies. First of all because this are not pies, but tarts, mini tarts. And second of all because I’ve never tried the real English mince pie, so I cannot know if they taste alike. The original recipe, from which those little pies are inspired, is from Modern Classics, Book 2,

Foodie presents for your Valentine

Valentine’s day is near and you don’t know what you can buy for your foodie lover: oh my! Here are 10 (foodies) suggestions: A wonderful artisan foodie gift from Foodzie. Chocolate from the chocolate masters of the world: Valrhona o Richart. An awesome, incredible, unforgettable dessert by Pierre Hermé. One of the most beautiful, strudy

Chocolate biscotti

Those are real bis-cotti, which in Italian means cooked twice. The inspiration comes from Cantucci, the world wide acclaimed Tuscan biscotti, made with almonds. Those are a little different, and they probably look like a heresy to Tuscan people 😉 They are part of my hamper for Menu for Hope (read about the whole hamper

Menu for Hope

As last year, and the three years before that, Pim is organized the biggest found rasing of the food blogosphere: Menu for Hope! Last year we raised more then 100.000 $ for the World Food Program, and this year we would love to raise even more!!! I decided to put together an Italian & French

Sablée Breton

My dear friend Sara organized a wonderful cookies swap to celebrate Christmas! She invited over some other girls, Italians, Americans, a French girl and we swapped all different kind of cookies. I brought 3 different kind of cookies: simple Italian cookies in the shape of hearts, cranberries rockies and this sablée Breton. Sablée Breton are

I’ve got a new blog :)

After a long period of thinking I decided to surrender to the urge I felt to write in Italian too! And here it is, brand new, and growing 🙂 Mele al forno Do not worry: I’ll never leave this blog and I’ll keep updating it for ever 🙂 Mele al forno is actually a project: