Category Archives: Italian

Crispy Gnocchi With Pesto & Mushrooms

So last week was a week of making ingredients from scratch. I had a batch of Italian gnocchis kneaded using potatoes and flour and eggs. This week is the week to put them to good use. I must say, they … Read more

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Handmade Italian Gnocchis For Starters

I’ve watched a couple of Italian cookshows and seen many times how those famous chefs could easily manipulate a chunk of dough to work them into small pieces of gnocchi with their very agile fingers. They cut out the gnocchi … Read more

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Cheesy Pesto Bread For The Family

Loving this combination in my bread – cheese and pesto. It gives me one thing more to look forward to in the morning, a warm-hearted breakfast with home-baked bread to go along with my cuppa coffee.

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Crispy Italian Breadsticks

   The first time I tried breadsticks, it was in Rome, Italy. That was more than ten years ago now (thirteen? fourteen?) when I went to Europe for my first time with the guy. We were there the day on … Read more

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Red & Green Christmas Frittata Out Of The Pan

Christmas is never too early and always at least one month ahead of the actual day in my calendar. This is also what happens in the commercial world – shops can be seen taking down their Halloween decorations and then … Read more

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