• Aug272019

    Crostata di Ricotta e Marmellata di Mirtilli !

    We Italians love cheese, we love fresh fruits and we love dessert! So why not combine all three? Well, we…

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  • Jul232019

    Ricciarelli – A recipe from Medieval Siena

    Ricciarelli are a traditional Italian type of biscuit. Legend tells that Ricciardetto della Gherardesca introduced them in Medieval Siena when he…

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  • Nov012016

    Etruscan Roots Beyond Tuscany: Umbrian Cuisine

    Etruscan Roots Beyond Tuscany: Umbrian Cuisine Reference: MAXWELL, V.; LEVITON, A.; PETTERSEN, L.; Tuscany and Umbria, Lonely Planet, 2010 Umbrian cuisine finds…

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  • Jun302016

    Crostata di Marmellata, or Jam Tart

    A jam tart, or Crostata di Marmellata, is a favorite and justly famous dessert in the Mugello, and can be…

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  • Nov292015

    Salame di Cioccolato – Chocolate Salami

    Chocolate Salami INGREDIENTS:FOR 4 PEOPLE 100 g sugar 100 g butter 100 g unsweetened cocoa powder 100g almonds, or hazelnuts…

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  • Jul032014

    Home Made Dessert : Spuma al Cioccolato!

    Often, people believe that cooking a home cooked meal ends at the main course and choose to get dessert from…

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  • Feb282014

    The quintessential and literal ‘Pick Me Up’: Tiramisu

    Tiramisu, a pick me up for your soul! Last month we had shared with you all our favourite Italian desserts…

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  • Feb282014

    Béchamel Sauce, the key to many dishes!

    Here’s another little cheat for you! Sometimes Italian cooking can seem more elaborate than it actually is with all too…

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  • Feb012014

    Dessert the Perfect end to a meal!

    It’s no secret that the food in Italy is outstanding. No matter where you go, you will always find yourself…

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  • Jan292014

    Coffee, the Elixir of Life.

    Coffee is pretty much a morning ritual in most parts of the world, where people have to have a steaming…

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