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Why I stopped using margarine…

While growing up I was told that butter was bad for you, it would cause you heart problems and high cholesterol. That is what the television said, that is what the doctors said, that what they told me in school. I believed them…. Then I slowly started to get sick, and with one of the… Read more »

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Melanzane al funghetto

I love simplicity, specially when I am cooking our daily dinner I love things things that are healthy but do not require hours of preparing. This dish we eat often when the melanzane’s or eggplant are cheap. I use about 2 melanzane’s about 4 tablespoons of oil, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 cans of peeled… Read more »

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Peach and Amaretto Semifreddo

Peach and Amaretto Semifreddo, originally uploaded by Daniele Muscetta. My creation for desert on christmas dinner. Ingredients for 6 persons 1 big can of peaches 750 grams of marscapone 150 grams of sugar 100 ml milk or cream (i used milk) 50 grams of amaretti crushed Mix de marscapone with the milk and sugar untill… Read more »

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Banana / Chocolate Muffin

Originally uploaded by Daniele Muscetta   Found the recipe on the internet, adjusted it a little bit because did not have all the ingredients in the house. They turned out pretty good, and are very easy to make. Ingredients: 3 banana’s smashed 150 ml sun flower oil 1 egg 100 gr of sugar 1 tablespoon… Read more »

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Pasta alla Carbonara

Some people use spaghetti or bucatini. I do prefer short, raw pasta that collects the bacon pieces and the egg better. This recipe is very simple, but timing is essential when making it. Start by frying some bacon in olive oil. Don’t make it burned. Just cook it for a couple of minutes: it only… Read more »

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Guacamole

Ingredients: A small onion. a pinch of salt, a pinch of pepper, lemon juice (a couple of tea spoons), one ripe avocado, one cherry tomato. put altogether and mix it all with a blender. don’t forget to dip your nachos in it. enjoy 🙂

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Carrot cake

I found this recipe searching for a good recipe for a cake without eggs. As my mother in law in allergic for them. 3 tsp lemon juice 1 1/4 cup milk 2/3 cup sunflower oil 3/4 Cup sugar 3 cup flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/12 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 tsp ginger powder… Read more »

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Dutch apple pie

This is the applepie my granny always used to make when I was little. Now I make it for us or for when we are with friends. I added a bit of ginger to the original recipe. I love the combination of apples, raisins, ginger and cinnamon. Ingredients For the dough 240 gr flour 180… Read more »

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Tomato cheese pie

Living in Italy also means that when it is the right season the vegetables of that season are really cheap. So the other day I bought 10 kilo of tomatoes for 4 euro. So I went looking online for recipes, this is one of them. 6 plum tomatoes cut in thick slices 1 package of… Read more »

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Falafel

This is how I make them. I add some more vegetables then in the “original” recipe because Luca is not to keen on eating vegetables and he loves eating these. So this way he eats them anyway. For me cooking is a matter of feeling so it is hard to give the exact amounts for… Read more »