Chocolate Chips Canestrelli

  Canestrelli are traditional old-fashioned Italian shortbread cookies from Piedmont and Liguria regions (Italy). They come flower-shaped and covered with plenty of confectioners’ sugar. The secret for baking authentic Canestrelli is to hard boil the egg yolks. I gave to the traditional recipe a chocolatey twist adding mini-chocolate chips to the cookie dough. Enjoy these […]

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“Oeuf d’une heure…

“Oeuf d’une heure, pain d’un jour, vin d’un an”.  “Uovo di un’ora, pane di un giorno, vino di un anno”. “Egg of one hour old, bread of one day, wine of one year old”. Italian Proverb from Aosta Valley region Photo by Maurizio “OttO” De Togni

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Holiday Season In Italy

Finally I’m in Milan (Italy) to spend Christmas with my beloved family. During my stay I’ll have the privilege and pleasure of visiting Parma, the Italian Capital of Gastronomy as well as other gastronomic cities of Emilia Romagna region (Reggio Emilia, Modena, Zibello); I’ll see, smell and taste the outstanding products of the Italian tradition. […]

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