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sauces

Lemon white sauce for fish and vegetables

The lemon white sauce (bechamel) is a creamy and flavorful sauce that is velvety and fragrant sauce perfect with fish dishes, vegetables or baked pasta. It is a variant of the classic bechamel with a pronounced lemon aftertaste and odour. It is a delicate sauce, not at all acidic but citrusy and aromatic. There are […]

Cakes

Soft cake with moist apple filling

“Cuor di mela” (Apple’s heart) is a super soft and moist cake with rich apple and cinnamon filling. It is a very simple cake to prepare and the poured batter guarantees a delicate but at the same time very fragrant autumn dessert. Fluffy and delicious, prepared with many apples, it is perfect for a sweet […]

Cakes

Italian cinnamon Margherita cake

Soft, fragrant and sweet – the Margherita cake is a Italian classic and when spiced with cinnamon it becomes even more irresistible. Its very simple batter with few ingredients is easy to prepare and makes it a perfect cake for breakfast or an afternoon snack. You can eat it only covered with powdered sugar but […]

legumes

Cauliflower and chickpea curry

Dense and aromatic – this chickpea and cauliflower curry is a real pleasure for the palate. It is a warm and healthy second course of vegetables and legumes. To be prepared in half an hour to be enjoyed with rice or Indian naan bread. The combination of chickpeas and cauliflower goes very well with a […]

Basic recipes

Classic Italian sponge cake – soft and delicate

Soft and delicate, this classic Italian sponge cake is simply perfect. Perfect to be filled or decorated with butter creams or soaked with different types of syrups. It does not crumble, it is not dry but light and spongy and never colapse. You only need four ingredients to make it. It is baked without the […]

Cakes

Soft and moist yogurt chocolate cake

Today’s recipe is for a soft, moist and delicious chocolate yogurt cake. The recipe is very easy and requires simple ingredients. The batter is super quick to prepare. It is important not to overmix the ingredients. The longer you mix, the firmer the batter will become. You can fill it with a cream or decorate […]

vegetables

Honey and lemon glazed carrots

These carrots are glazed in a pan with honey, lemon and butter to become sweet, tender and aromatic. It is a super easy side dish that goes well with a variety of main courses including chicken, fish and pork but is equally delicious in a vegetarian version on a crispy bruschetta with a slightly spicy […]

pancakes

Fluffy no-butter pancakes with apples and yogurt

These no butter and no oil pancakes with apples and yogurt are light, delicate and fluffy. They are quick and easy to prepare and being without added fats (cooked in a non-stick pan) they become a tasty sweet breakfast or snack. Excellent both hot and cold to serve with honey, maple syrup or with powdered […]

vegetables

Sauteed potatoes with green peppers (Italian friggitelli)

Sauteed green peppers (Italian friggitelli) and potatoes are an easy and quick vegetable side dish to prepare all year round. I know that if you are reading this post in English you’re probably can’t get them easily in almost every supermarket like we do here in Italy. No problem, this method of cooking can be […]

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