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Chestnut Pasta from Scratch

  Chestnut Pasta from Scratch is Italian homemade pasta with wheat flour and chestnut flour. Hearty, nutty, enriched with bitter cocoa powder, it makes an excellent pasta dough for savoury and sweet dishes.   My dear grandmother had a golden rule for pasta making: 13 tablespoons of wheat flour +… Read more »

Roasted Pepper Salad

  Roasted Pepper Salad is colourful and healthy roasted bell pepper salad with garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Roasted on the stove top, it can be enjoyed all year round!   Everybody loves this Italian bell pepper salad recipe. The reason to this is how versatile this vegetable is,… Read more »

Honey Beer Bread

  Honey Beer Bread recipe is great to have at hand if you are out of yeast. Beer, honey, baking soda, and baking powder with few more ingredients make tasty slices of bread to enjoy with extra honey and melted butter! I mean, if you’re OK with giving one beer… Read more »

Plum Vinegar from Scratch

  Plum Vinegar from Scratch is Italian Crema di Aceto di Prugna, homemade fruit vinegar, creamy thick fresh fruit condiment and salad dressing, perfect recipe to satisfy even the most demanding Epicureans!   Creamy fruit vinegar is one of the best ingredients for your salad. Since it is sweet and… Read more »

Biscoff Cookie Butter Recipe

    Biscoff Cookie Butter Recipe is homemade easy to make, Speculoos cookies aka Biscoff butter, ready in 10 minutes! Three ingredients only to have great Christmas gift for your foodie friends too!   Biscoff cookie spread ingredients are quite simple. You need Lotus Biscoff cookies, coconut oil and some… Read more »

Rainbow Potato Salad ( no mayo )

  Rainbow Potato Salad ( no mayo ) is delicious twist on classic potato salad made without mayo. A bowl of colorful rainbow potatoes with Mediterranean dressing is healthy, vegan and gluten free. Classic potato salad in my family is the version my grandmother used to make. She boiled potatoes,… Read more »

Rye Bread Recipe

  Rye Bread Recipe is homemade soft rye bread from scratch, made with two cups of rye flour, honey, some water and salt. Teaspoon of salted butter on the top is enough to enjoy the slice of this rustic, earthy and so tasty flavours with your favourite morning drink !… Read more »

Overnight Artisan Bread

  Overnight Artisan Bread is homemade best overnight artisan bread, perfect for cast iron casserole dish baking, easy to make, soft inside and soooo golden and crunchy outside!   This artisan bread recipe is great one to start with if you are not skilled in bread making / baking but… Read more »

Simple Focaccia

  Simple Focaccia is easy Italian focaccia bread recipe using Manitoba flour, olive oil and warm water. Great to enjoy simple slice with wine or cut to make a sandwich but could be served with stew or soup!   How to make focaccia bread? When making the dough my grandmother… Read more »