Sunday’s surprise – Eggless Chocolate Cake With Hazelnut Topping

Sunday’s surprise – Eggless Chocolate Cake With Hazelnut Topping

I forget a lot of things but I rarely forget to buy eggs. If you have eggs at home, you always have a meal and you can make a lot of nice sweet things if you just add a few…

Links on Sunday

Links on Sunday

If you have any links or stories that are similar to those I post here, please take the time to add them in the comment section Lately I have seen a few¬†photos of clouds, they make me happy in some…

Time to think of gifts – Gluten-free Chocolate and Cinnamon Cookies

Time to think of gifts – Gluten-free Chocolate and Cinnamon Cookies

Certain years it is a pleasure, others a chore that just has to be done. What I’m talking about? Christmas gifts of course! Soon it is time to think about what to give to whom and, not to forget, to…

Ups and downs

Ups and downs

A short notice to tell you that Lucullian crashed earlier today but as you realize yourselves, it is now up and running with a temporary design, hopefully it will be back in its former glory very soon! ps. Today you…

A Bread With A Smile On Their Lips – Pocketbook Rolls

A Bread With A Smile On Their Lips – Pocketbook Rolls

Baking bread is one of the joys of my life, eating bread is another joy in my life and it is an immense relief to me that there are as many kinds of bread to bake as there are daisies…

Among the Olives – Ovenbaked Barley With Jerusalem Artichokes, Carrots and Potatoes

Among the Olives – Ovenbaked Barley With Jerusalem Artichokes, Carrots and Potatoes

The olive trees around here are waving to me when I walk or drive by, it looks so friendly but no they are not alive, it’s just the olive pickers shaking the boughs or climbing up to reach the olives…

Links on Sunday

Links on Sunday

This week’s links are not very inspired but then neither am I because of a boring cold. Well, patienza as they say here. There is so much to see in this world and I am happy some people take photos…

A Handful of Instagrams

A Handful of Instagrams

Autumn it is – Red Beetroot Tartare With Goat’s Cheese, Capers, Diced Toast and Thyme

Autumn it is – Red Beetroot Tartare With Goat’s Cheese, Capers, Diced Toast and Thyme

I’m writing this sitting on a train on my way to Milan, the early morning darkness has given way to pale blue skies and pink clouds. I’m going to Milan to shoot a calendar for 2013, a food related one…

Links on Sunday

Links on Sunday

It is grey and rainy outside my kitchen door, I’m sitting here at our kitchen table waiting for the water to boil so I can make myself a cup of hot coffee and the Crumb Coffee Cake that is smelling…

A Review and James Beard’s Cornbread

A Review and James Beard’s Cornbread

Through my years as a food blogger I have heard a lot about James Beard but I never seen any of his cookbooks nor read any of his food writing. Now that is not so strange because he was/is fundamentally…