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Home-made Ladyfingers

The real Italian heart beats in the peasants. Somewhat our royals have been always underwhelming. Take...

Broccoli meatloaf

Every time I make meatloaf I have to think of my friend AnnMarie. A...

Spinach and fennel polpettine (meatballs) in a crunchy polenta...

Having returned from a wonderful holiday, full of energy, ideas and an intense wish...

Grilled bell peppers with mint and my new life...

Sweet bell peppers are so good for you because they are rich in vitamins and healthy nutrients. Try this simple salad made with grilled peppers soaked in an aromatic extra-virgin olive oil dressing with garlic and mint.

White lasagna with zucchini

LASAGNA BIANCA ALLE ZUCCHINE. You are looking for a zucchini recipe, are you? Are you...

Torta di Pasqua, an Umbrian Easter bread

When I was a child in the late 1960s many homes, including the one...

Zucchini, Parmigiano and Mint Sformato Flan

This cute zucchini and ricotta sformato (Italian flan) is delicious, gorgeous, and quite easy to make as an appetizer or vegetarian main.

Wholegrain fruit crostata tart

It's that time of the year when one day you wake up and suddenly,...

Bucciotto, a cheese-bread doll for Easter

Easter in Umbria is not for those with a delicate constitution. A cheese-egg-meat-wine-chocolate binge...

Ciaramicola, an Umbrian Easter cake and symbol of love

CIARAMICOLA. I love this cake because it's beautiful and so reminiscent of ancient times. Ciaramicola...