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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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braised peas and artichokes 2 - with logo

My mother in law made this dish (with potatoes) a few months ago. And I was like this is freaking fantabulous. I’ve been dreaming about it ever since. This recipe is also oddly vegan. Odd because my MIL adds Parmesan cheese to just about everything. But it really is that good even without the cheese. […]

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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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Salted cod and potatoes - plate from above

This is my mother in law’s (aka my Italian mother as she prefers I call her) recipe for “BaccalĂ  al verde con patate“. From the research I’ve done online there are a gazillion ways to make this dish. It’s actually even less consistent than almost all of the Italian recipes I’ve seen. With that said […]

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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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_FLIRTY_FOODIE-8

I know I’ve told you just how much I love lamb… But I don’t think I’ve mentioned how much I love truffles. I’m not talking about chocolate truffles (even though those are nice too). I’m talking about the delicious earthy type that grows in only certain regions with very specific climatic conditions. Deep and rich […]

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Sea Scallops - Capesante gratinate - Final1

  Legend has it that Aphrodite came down from the heavens on a scallop’s shell. Since then scallops have been considered aphrodisiacs by association. Even modern science has proven that there is some truth to the romantic hype. Aphrodisiac or not, I love these little oxymorons. So easy to prepare that you can make it […]

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