A silky and smooth pumpkin soup, very easy to prepare, with a special ingredient, ginger, who creates a nice balance with the sweet pumpkin. I love to add a tablespoons of sour cream, but you can use greek yogurt as well. To add a crunchy texture, a home made granola……delicious.
I live in the countryside since 1 year, and it presents some advantages: health on first. But there is nothing better than gather some fresh ingredients from the kitchen garden almost every day, to prepare a sauce. Here is a special summer pesto, prepared with the ingredients coming from our kitchen garden, that works perfect for a long pasta shape. The best.
As everybody knows, focaccia is a dough made with flour, water, yeast and salt, baked in the oven, Many recipes exist, for example the focaccia from Recco or the Neapolitan pizza….and concerning the focaccia barese, each town, and even every family, has its own variation, with particolar toppings. Today, we offer you, according to our opinion, the best, the most rich and tasty….
Lovely creamy soups. A potage to celebrate two ingredients: versatile chestnuts with the sweetness of the onion, These ingredients work really well together, creating a sophisticated flavor. A perfect dish when you feel the first chill in the air. Really lovely.
On summer evenings, a fresh soup can be a nice idea to eat something light and simple. We chose melon which combined with shrimps, creates a light and tasty dish. To serve cold this soup is sure to be appreciated by your friends.
In Italy it is squash blossom time. We have not bought them at the farmers market, but piched them in our neighbor’s garden. You can appreciate them either stuffed or battered-fried. We have prepared them filled and stuffed. To try.
In the last few days cold and snow have arrived in my city: Milan. It had been a few years since I last saw everything covered in snow in the streets I usually walk through. Although I know these surroundings very well, seeing them covered by a thick white layer, makes them take on a different appearance, almost unknown. The silence and the purity I breathe in when I walk through the streets of my neighborhood make me feel good. I listen to the muffled noises of the city, while I look at the kids that chase eachother happily and ignoring the cold. When it snows everything slows down, everything becomes calmer, the landscapes go back to being human even in the city, the perfumes are cold, of warm food and restorative. My day has gone by peacefully, once I returned home I remained with my nose pressed against the window to see the white flakes fall from the skyes while the soup was cooking. I decided to warm up my soul with a real …
When I think of Madeleines, I think about a treat. I like to change the ingredients to turn a typical sweet cake in something savory, discovering new combinations and flavors.