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Orange Salad with fennel, olives, walnuts, feta and pumpkin seeds

Orange Salad with fennel, olives, walnuts, feta and pumpkin seeds

Orange salad  is a  classic Sicilian side dish, normally consumed in winter time. May is the last month for  the orange season, so I thought I had to hurry if I wanted to show you this wonderful unusual recipe! To be precise, the original salad […]

Chicken cutlet Palermo Style – Non-fried & egg-free

Chicken cutlet Palermo Style – Non-fried & egg-free

This chicken cutlet Palermo style recipe comes from my mother’s repertory, and it is part of her plan to keep all family fit and healthy. Somebody should tell her that if she keeps on baking delicious cakes and pies every day (I just see the […]

Roman-style braised artichokes and spring vegetables – La Vignarola

Roman-style braised artichokes and spring vegetables – La Vignarola

One of the biggest pleasures during this period is going to the many farmers’ market all around the city and lose myself in the whirl of colours and smells that characterize this joyous season. This Sunday for example I spent some time in Terrabio, where […]

Hazelnut Cake recipe from Piedmont –  Flourless and Gluten Free

Hazelnut Cake recipe from Piedmont – Flourless and Gluten Free

This hazelnut cake recipe has been a total revelation to me. In the center of Italy, where I come from, this is not really typical. Who knew that living in Brussels would allow me to meet two special people directly from Piedmont who would also […]