French Toast Food in Pixels

French Toast

We hear all the time people talking about French toast, how good, how fluffy and delicious they are. In the end all this talking made us curious, so last Sunday we decided to give it a try ๐Ÿ™‚ As usual me the first thing I like to do when approaching a new recipes is to […]

Heirloom Bruschetta Food in Pixels

Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

I grew up eating bread and tomato as afternoon snack. My paternal grandfather owned a vegetable garden at the edge of my hometown. He died when I was very young so I donโ€™t have many memories of him but summer spent eating Italian Ciabatta and fresh tomatoes straight from the plant is one of them. […]

Spaghetti al Pomodoro-2 Food in Pixels

Spaghetti al Pomodoro

An Italian classic, growing up I had them all the time. My mom has always been a big worker and making spaghetti al pomodoro was fast, easy and a guarantee success with the tree of us. We use to harvest the tomatoes around the end of July and make enough sauce for the all year. […]

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Homemade Cicatelli Pasta

ย  Here we go with the last post from my Italian vacation of last August. The day before I left we decided to make Grandma Rosa signature pasta, itโ€™s called Cicatelli and is made only with organic flour, lukewarm water and a pinch of salt. So simple and so delicious! She has been making this […]

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Stuffed Zucchini

It all started the other morning when our friend Catherine (she has an office right upstairs from our chocolate shop), surprised us with fresh herbs from her garden. Iโ€™m an herbs enthusiast and I use them to cook everything. This week was stuffed zucchini time and the herb gives a unique personality to the dish. […]

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

I love, love, love pizza, but since a few years refined grains and gluten in general are no longer part of my daily diet. Do you think I gave up my beloved pizza, no way, or better I indulge with real pizza very rarely and the rest of the times when I have a pizza […]