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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 »

Carrot Crescents with Nutella

Carrot Crescents with Nutella : Easter dessert with a fine twist. I wish it was my idea to make Carrot Crescents with Nutella but my inspiration was from Dajana Take a look at her creations. You will be pleasantly surprised ! I made some changes but the idea of making… Read more »

Lard Torcetti

Lard Torcetti : Italian simple vintage cookies.   Italian vintage cookies, these Lard Torcetti are perfect for any occasion; week day snack, Sunday afternoon coffee, holidays, gift …. Just name it. They are not of fancy kind. Not at all. They are simple and tasty. There is a short list… Read more »

Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies

Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies: perfect vintage afternoon snack our grandmother used to make. To continue with ancient foods and ingredients, here I present Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies. She used to make two or three batches !!! when her children and grandchildren were coming for a visit since she… Read more »

Rustic Lard Bread

Rustic Lard Bread : perfect recipe for Italian lard bread , made with water, dry yeast and lard instead of butter to get soft dough; baked in the oven for tasty and simple slices served with prosciutto ! Last year, I started to renew my family vintage recipes and found… Read more »