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Twelve little strawberry packages of joy. These cupcakes are simple and lovely to look at. Plus they’re filled with fresh strawberries, which is a pleasant little surprise. Have your cupcake and eat it too! Hidden Strawberry Cupcakes Ingredients 1 3/4 cup of flour 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 large organic eggs, […]

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What a pleasure witnessing Chef Enrico Cerea in action, combing food and design at S.Pellegrino’s “Live from Milan”. As far as I am concerned the “FuoriSalone” makes the Milan Design Week. The city hums, beats, overflows, with people from all over Europe and the world. And after spending their days closed up in the conference […]

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This week’s contest on Food52 involves chickpeas. Evidently I really like chickpeas, cause I made 3 different recipes for the contest. One of those recipes was for “pasta e ceci” There are so many ways to make “pasta e ceci”. I’ve seen all sorts of variations (including or excluding any of the following ingredients) tomatoes, […]

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My husband is from Liguria (the birth place of farinata) but we live in Milan. Every so often to bring the taste of Liguria to our house I’ll make this farinata for him. In Liguria farinata is considered street food, almost never made at home. Traditionally it’s made using a well seasoned copper pan and […]

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I’ve sort of become a Food52 junky and their bi-weekly contest. There most recent contest was for the Best Weekday Breakfast Recipe. I decided to make this sweet breakfast bruschetta, because it’s quick and easy enough to make during the week (I mean who needs any additional morning stress), but special enough for your weekend […]

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Now that winter is coming to an end, I’m trying to eat up all of my favorite winter vegetables. One of these new favorites is “broccoli romanesco”. When it comes to food I get all excited when I discover something new. Sometimes I like my new discovery sometimes I don’t. Broccoli romanesco was an easy […]

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It’s the first day of spring! Yeah! Here in Milan the weather has been absolutely gorgeous, sunny and mild. In honor of the arrival of spring I decided to make “risotto alla primavera”, which means spring risotto. Yesterday I went to the market to get all the scrumptious spring ingredients, fresh peas in the pod, […]

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I’m going through a phase where I am kind of obsessed with Food52. They have a weekly contest, that I’ve been trying to partake in as often as possible. The best part about their contest, is that it pushes me to think even further out of the box. This week’s ingredient is mustard. I love […]

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This is the recipe for the easiest, creamiest, healthiest risotto ever! If you follow a few simple tips, you will be sure to get your risotto right, every single time. I’ve been making risotto for a few years now, basically since first moving to Milan. In principal its not the hardest thing in the world. […]

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My husband loves to bake. But heaven forbid he deviate from a pre-established recipe. To be honest he’s like that when cooking, but he’s even more stringent when baking. After all “Baking is a science! It’s chemistry!” Which is why it came as a surprise when he deviated… He changed a recipe! It all began […]

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