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ponche de creme - flirty foodie

You have to have a bottle of ponche de creme in the house during Christmas time in Trinidad and Tobago. There holiday season is all about visiting people, and hosting guests, no invitation needed. My mother always made bottles of the stuff at the beginning of the season to last through the month. The raw […]

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stuffed ligurian vegetable - verdure ripiene ligure

(ricetta in italiano sotto) Recipe development is not something that comes easily to me. Not to say that it’s hard either. It’s just that I, like so many home cooks, believe that food is all about improvising: opening up my fridge, seeing what’s inside, and putting something together that’s delicious and also nutritious. So often […]

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fresh tomato sauce with tagliatelle

My mother-in-law is a perfectionist, so much so that I wanted to do a blog just for her and call it: the ‘Perfect Italian Housewife’ or something of the sort. She cooks, she cleans, she gardens, she sews, she knits, she embroiders…. That way I could share her secrets with other people like me who […]

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Raw Vegan Strawberry blueberry tart

  They say “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. Well, this post is all about imitation and inspiration. C’e’ un detto in inglese “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. più o meno vuole dire se qualcuno ti imita ti sta facendo un gran complimento. Questo post e tutto sull’imitazione e l’ispirazione. About a […]

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separated coconut milk

Making whipped coconut cream-frosting is actually really easy if you can find actual “coconut cream”. But from experience I know that coconut cream isn’t always easy to find. So I decided to write a blog post about how to make coconut cream from coconut milk. Fare il frosting con la crema di cocco (coconut cream) […]

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vegan carrot cupcake - 3 cakes in photo

As you all know carrot cake holds a special place in my heart. I love the traditional recipe we make but I decided it would be nice to make a version that my family members that are allergic to eggs and dairy could eat as well as my vegan friends. Come sapete la torta di […]

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butter lobster roll - panino con aragosta

versione in italiano sotto My idea of a romantic Valentine’s day is a candle light dinner at home (because I don’t set out 20 tea lights every night). Plus me well shaved (cause that doesn’t always happen either) and wearing something provocative for dessert. Me singing Beyonce in my head, “I’m in my penthouse half-naked […]

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Trinidadian Browning - caramello scuro caraibico - finished

Browning sauce is the secret ingredient in Caribbean cooking. It’s the unknown something that adds depth and richness in dishes from stew beef to black cake. Making it is simple. All you need is two ingredients, sugar and water. Plus two utensils a good heavy (stainless steel) pot and a wooden spoon. The important thing […]

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Trinidadian Black Cake - Cupcakes - 2

(versione in italiano sotto) This is the recipe for black cake, a traditional Caribbean cake for Christmas and weddings. It’s a perfect homemade holiday gift because it can be made in advance and stored at room temperature for days if not years. Just keep on adding rum from time to time as a natural preservative […]

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incognito_5

This year’s Villa Arconati Music Festival ended with a bang! The dancing began with the incredibly talented African American artist Gregory Porter. Seeing him perform on stage makes it hard to imagine that this dream job as a child was an office job with the government. L’ultima serata di Villa Arconati ha regalato vere emozioni. […]

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