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Fish En Papillote

  Fish ( Red Mullet ) En Papillote aka Triglia Rossa al Cartoccio is fish cooked in parchment paper in the oven for amazing summer main dishes.   Any tender and soft fish is great to prepare this way but we are specially fond of red mullet and prepare it… Read more »

Ricotta Castagnole

  Ricotta Castagnole, delicious Italian Carnival sweet dough balls.   If you look through ingredients for Ricotta Castagnole, you may notice there is no sugar. It’s because these fritters are dusted with as much as you prefer. Tagged as dessert, they may be served for breakfast as well since they… Read more »

Fruit Loops Squares

  Fruit Loops Squares are colorful, kid friendly no bake sweets with white chocolate and marshmallows. Simple and quick to make! Gone in same manner: quick and easy! 😊   There is something strange happening when children reach second decade. All you have taught them to be healthy, good, and… Read more »

Lard Torcetti

  Italian simple vintage twist cookies. Lard makes them flaky, crunchy, and they are just sweet enough! Irresistible!   Italian vintage cookies, these Lard Torcetti are perfect for any occasion; weekday snack, Sunday afternoon coffee, holidays, gift …. Just name it. They are not of fancy kind. Not at all.… Read more »

Peanut Butter Amaranth Pops Bites

  Peanut Butter Amaranth Pops Bites: need a fix ? Use this mix ! Amaranth is an ancient grain, naturally gluten free, protein rich, and we use it quite often all summer long to prepare light lunches and combine cooked grains with vegetables and fish. Science says it is a… 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 »

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 »

Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake

Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake: more than hundred years old, this recipe survived thanks to its simplicity and amazing flavours ! Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake is one of the evergreens baked quite often, combined with seasonal berries. A handful of any berries added to this perfect batter makes it so comforting… Read more »