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Arrivederci – Continue to Read my recipes on My New Blog

Dear Readers … most of whom are family and friends ! …  I ran out of space on this blog and I am not very computer savvy or techy and basically, the easiest thing for me to do was to … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola and Mascarpone Tureen

Dear Blog-Followers … you might be interested in reading about a groovy recipe combining gorgonzola and mascarpone.  I wrote this recipe for the Giardini di Sole’s blog yesterday.   I was in Boston until last week and together with business … Continue reading

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Caciu all’argentera: Sicilian ‘rabbit’

Originally posted on My Home Food That's Amore:
Sunday evening, the day after you’ve hosted a Saturday night dinner which has, yes, been a lot of fun but which, also, bequeathed a lot of clearing and tidying up in…

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Monday’s risotto – Risotto with Beaten Eggs

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So … Monday late morning, almost lunch time,  and I’m fighting shy of a foul mood on account of the foul weather and realise there are going to be 4 of…

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The Chianina Shop at Lastra a Signa

Fellow food blogger, Stefan (Stefangourmet.wordpress.com), who lives in Holland, wrote the following comment à propos of my post on the Chianina steak: “The steak looks great! I did a post on Fiorentina in January, but couldn’t get any Chianina back … Continue reading

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Fishy Guests and Food-Laden Friends

I think we have all heard of the Spanish greeting “mi casa es su casa”.  In Arabic there is an exact same proverb which goes something like this: bye-tee bye-too-keh (my house is your house).  And in English we have … Continue reading

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Loving the Leftovers: Pasta with Peas, Asparagus and Ricotta

When leftovers are aplenty, and size does matter after all, the ensuing and logical procedure is to finish them off in their “what-you-see-is-what-you-get” glory. When, on the other hand, one is taking stock of “bits”:  bits and pieces, a little … Continue reading

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