“Ofele’ fa…

“Ofele’, fa el to mesté!”. “Pasticcere, fa’ il tuo mestiere!”. “Pastry Chef, do your job!”. (Everyone should do only what is within its competence). Italian Proverb from Milan (Italy) Photo by Maurizio “OttO” DE Togni

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” Su ‘estire a geniu…

“Su ‘estire a geniu ‘e tottus, su mandigu a geniu meu”. “Il vestito come piace agli altri, il cibo come piace a me”. “The dress to please the others, the food to please myself”. Italian Proverb from Sardinia region Photo by Ale Gambini – BreadLoveAndDreams.com

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a traditional American dessert eaten for Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas.This pie consists of a pumpkin-based custard, flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger and baked in a pie shell. This pie is often made from canned pumpkin. Pumpkin pie can be served with a dollop of fresh whipped cream or a scoop […]

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“I cooked my entire life, and I still put into my dishes the same passion I used to have when I was young”
Nonna Fernanda (my Grandmother, 88 years old)

“E mi sento vivo davanti a un tegame. L’olio che soffrigge è una musica per le mie orecchie. Il profumo di un buon ragù l’adoprerei anche come dopo barba. Un piatto di fettuccine intrecciate o una oblunga forma d’arrosto, per me sono sculture vitali, degne d’un Moore.”

“And I come alive in front of a pan. The frying oil is music for my ears. I could use the scent of a good meat sauce as after shave. A plate of braided fettuccine or an oblong shaped roast beef to me are vital sculptures, worthy of a Moore’s work of art.”

Ugo Tognazzi (Italian actor and cookbook author)