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Ricotta Castagnole

Ricotta Castagnole, 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 are so quickly done… 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

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 »

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 : vintage bread version using lard; tasty, simple and easy to make. Last year, I started to renew vintage recipes I found at home and this Rustic Lard Bread is one of those implemented in our small household. It is very tasty and, if wrapped in foil,… Read more »

Ruby Chocolate Truffles

Ruby Chocolate Truffles : simple to make but very special no bake treat. Since introduced to masses in early 2018. Ruby chocolate is considered as fourth type of chocolate. The taste is forest fruits alike, a bit sour, and could be combined with other chocolate types so you can create… 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 »