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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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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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Torta rustica (ie my spinanch and chicory pie)

1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 shallot chopped pinch of chili pepper 150 gram frozen spinach 150 gram frozen chicory 3 eggs 250 ricotta (I used the one from sheep milk) salt and pepper to taste ready made puff pastry (I know i am lazy) baking tin Defrost the spinach and chicory.(I usually defrost it for… Read more »

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Tiramisu alla fragole

This is one of our favorites when there are fresh strawberries available. Ingredients 500 gr of marscapone 200 ml cream 150 gr sugar 500 gr strawberries washed and cut in half a pack of savoiardi 2 cups of coffee a glass bakingdish First you mix the marscapone with the cream and the sugar untill smooth…. Read more »