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Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo)

Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo) : beautiful flavours to enjoy ! My friend has sent me freshly picked tangerines and oranges from the coast, several days ago. I am specially thankful for the batches I receive every year since they are not chemically treated. So, to make the best use of… Read more »

Pulled Pork Manicotti

Pulled Pork Manicotti: Irresistible fusion of Italian and American ! My grandmother would probably say everything is turned upside down nowadays. I would agree with her to a certain degree. Frugal food made in those day is now celebrated as delicacy and this is one of such a meals. I… Read more »

Fig Jam Italian Pie

Fig Jam Italian Pie : Crostata di Marmelatta di Fico. This Fig Jam Italian Pie is my grandmother’s recipe. If you do not have fig jam, any kind could be used. The base for this pie / crostata is similar to Linzer torte ( usually made with raspberry jam )… Read more »

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds : the best for Canicular and every other kind of days ! Cannoli, figs, honey and almonds are among the best ingredients for Canicular days since they really require minimum of time to prepare nutritious meal, sweet or savoury, served separated or combined… Read more »

Limoncello From Scratch

  Limoncello From Scratch : Italian Freezer Drink. Limoncello from scratch requires several phases to make but it is worth of every second ! If you cannot get Sorrento Lemons (Limone di Sorrento), Eureka Lemons are excellent as well. I started to prepare my Limoncello three weeks ago since I… Read more »

Italian Seven Layer Dip

Italian Seven Layer Dip : Fresh and healthy ingredients make this one ideal for every season ! It is very important to me, wherever I travel, to see the street market. It shows a lot about the way people live, what they eat, the sound of their language, joy, culture,… Read more »