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Weekly Photo Challenge: Color, Venice (Burano) and Venetian Cake

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color, Venice (Burano) and Venetian Cake The title of this week photo challenge is Color. Who knows something more colored than Burano? Have you ever visited it? I’ve been there several times before moving to the States. Last visit was just one month before our relocation in 2010. My husband and I couldn’t leave Italy without a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life with Wheat Barley Salad

It has been a while since I wanted to tell you something more about Nashville, and about my daily lunch. This week Photo Challenge A Day in My Life  finally gave the opportunity! There’s few things I cannot renounce to in a normal day: black, hot, unsweet coffee in the morning while reading one of … Continue reading

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1 Gallon Raw Milk = Whole Milk + Yogurt + Butter + Ricotta Cheese

1 Gallon Raw Milk = Whole Milk + Yogurt + Butter + Ricotta Cheese 3 1/2 Litri di Latte Crudo = Latte Intero + Yogurt + Burro + Ricotta Last Saturday Sara, a very new friend of mine, brought me some raw milk directly from the Franklin Framers Market. An unbelievable gallon of fresh, unpasteurized, … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Ricotta Scones with Fresh Blueberries and Dried Cranberries: a healthy breakfast to say “I LOVE YOU”

Whole Wheat Ricotta Scones with Fresh Blueberries and Dried Cranberries: a healthy breakfast to say “I LOVE YOU” Scones di farina integrale e ricotta con mirtilli e cranberries: una sana colazione per dire “TI AMO” Saint Valentine is a a day for romance. Whoever you love, your boyfriend, your girlfriend, your husband, your wife, your … Continue reading

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Sweet potato juice on a bitter cold winter day in Maine

This is Maine in February, but to be more precise, this was Maine in February last year. Winter in Maine means frozen lakes, tons of snow, lots of fun snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, skiing, ice-fishing, and so forth, but this year in February we have no snow left and it is bitter cold. I took … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Beurre Noisette and Fresh Sage

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Beurre Noisette and Fresh Sage Gnocchi di Zucca con with Burro Fuso e Salvia I love to paint winter with colorful food. When outside is freezing, the sky is grey, and the fog covers your view, nothing is better than having the sun in your plate. I have to admit that … Continue reading