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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 : colourful, kid friendly no bake sweets. There is something strange happening when children reach second decade. All you have taught them to be healthy, good and beneficial is forgotten over night; just like someone wipes it all from the school board with a sponge. This… 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 : olives, cherry tomatoes, fresh thyme or rosemary and olive oil on golden crispy focaccia bread give you the best experience of cucina povera ! When making any kind of dough my grandmother would make the sponge first. Then, after left aside for 30 minutes or so,… 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 »

Simple Greek Apple Cake

Simple Greek Apple Cake : simple and delicate, the way it has to be. My mother’s recipe note book hides a lot of treasures. This Simple Greek Apple Cake is really easy, frugal and tasty one. Since the ingredients do not have anything to do with typical Greek flavours I… Read more »