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Giardiniera from Scratch

  Giardiniera from Scratch is quick giardiniera recipe, refrigerator vegetables salad, homemade, Italian canning traditional version to inspire everybody to make their own version and enjoy the best pickled veggies with as many savoury dishes as you can imagine.   Hello everybody ! This easy and traditional Italian pickled vegetables… Read more »

Tortano Bread from Scratch

  Tortano Bread from Scratch is Italian Easter bread filled with eggs, spicy salami, ham, cheese and pork crackings. Perfect brunch or outdoor picnic snack. In most of the cases, we serveTortano and Casatiello for Easter brunch. One of the differences between these two is that hard boiled eggs are… Read more »

Meloncello from Scratch

  Meloncello from Scratch is an easy Tuscan cantaloupe digestive to enjoy during summer. It is the base to make meloncello liqueur or to garnish your favourite ice cream with. It seems like perfect timing to show another drink from scratch ! Quite soon, Tuscan cantaloupe will ripen and the… Read more »

Pandoro from Scratch

  Pandoro from Scratch is Italian Christmas golden cake, simple yet decadent, of mild flavor, soft, slightly scented with vanilla, so light and fluffy. Hello everybody ! It’s Christmas baking time again and here I share beautiful Pandoro from Scratch with you ! Let’s make it clear from the start… 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 »

Arancello from Scratch

Arancello from Scratch : Orange Liqueur, homemade. Arancello fatto in casa, ricetta della nona. Four ingredients only to have the best arancello made completely from scratch ! The best time to make Arancello from Scratch recipe is the one when you can get fresh, no chemically treated oranges. It is… Read more »

Tamales from Scratch

Tamales from Scratch : wrapped in baking paper instead of corn husk, easy to prepare in your stove top steamer, filled with pork and served with Pico de Galo. Lard is the key ingredient to make the dough for Tamales from Scratch. It gives special porky flavour to the dough… Read more »

Panettone from Scratch

Panettone from Scratch, Italian Christmas delicacy, featuring my grandmother’s story of how it all started … There are several legends about history of Panettone. They include noble Italian families since sugar, wheat flour and eggs were luxuries in 15th century. Rye and spelt were the most common, cheaper grains to… Read more »

Rolo Turtle Cookies

  Rolo Turtle Cookies embrace the best ooey gooey ingredients we could imagine; nutty pecans, Rolos, chocolate and dulce de leche. Holidays symphony for everybody to enjoy ! Finally, we have received our batch of Rolos. They were late for my son’s birthday  so I  made another favourite instead and… Read more »