Spinach and Ricotta Malfatti

The Italian word Malfatti literally means “badly shaped”, but despite their name Malfatti are delicious dumplings made with fresh ricotta cheese and spinach. This is a traditional Lombard first course but it can be found in other regions under different names. In the city of Florence they are called GNUDI (naked) and in Trentino Alto Adige […]

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Welcome Fall 2016!

Welcome Fall!!! In this beautiful time of the year, pumpkin is the main ingredient for many typical Italian dishes : pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin gnocchi, pumpkin risotto. Having myself a sweet tooth, I love to prepare simple and healthy PUMPKIN FRITTERS. This humble vegetable is a great source of  vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E,  it is one […]

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Apple Chocolate Cake

I’m welcoming the Fall season a couple of days in advance with a delicious APPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE. This simple cake reminds me of the flavors and scents of the Italian Autunno (Fall), the beautiful time of the year when the colors of the nature are breathtaking. Fall in Italy marks the time to harvest and celebrate […]

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Frozen Yogurt on a Stick

Need an idea for a delicious afternoon snack? Try this yummy, healthy,  DIY snack. You’ll only need your kid’s favorite yogurt, a wooden stick and a pair of kitchen scissors. Enjoy! Photo by Ale Gambini – Bread Love And Dreams   For 6 Frozen Yogurt on a Stick : INGREDIENTS 4 oz.- 6 pack organic […]

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