MELE ALLA CANNELLA CON CREMA DI ROBIOLA or CINNAMON APPLES WITH ROBIOLA CREAM

This dessert has just the right autumn feeling, it’s rich and warm!MELE ALLA CANNELLA CON CREMA DI ROBIOLA or CINNAMON APPLES WITH ROBIOLA CREAM4 servings 2 apples 100 ml/0,42 cup brown sugar1-2 tsp ground cinnamon1 tblsp butter4 tblsp Marsala or…

grapes

a view over the road to my house

ORECCHIETTE CON BROCCOLI PICCANTI or ORECCHIETTE WITH HOT BROCCOLI

I live in a a tiny, tiny village on a hill in northern Tuscany, surrounded by olive trees and a relative peace because there are a surprising number of tractors around here. Right now they are particularly busy as they…

natural spike club

green path

CREMA DI ZUCCA or PUMPKIN SOUP

Autumn in Tuscany is different from the autumns I grew up with in Sweden; at the moment, and we’re in October now , you only feel that the autumn has arrived. Well, you can see it as well but only…

red, blue and green
BOCCONCINI DI POLLO FRITTI or DEEP-FRIED CHICKEN WITH HERBAL SALT

Deep-fried food has almost become illegal which on one hand is good as itsn’t that healthy but on the other hand I think one could do it once in a while because it tastes so good. I don’t do it…

GRILLED TOMATOES WITH ROSEMARY AND GARLIC

In order to do this recipe all year round you need to have a grill pan. Try to get sweet and not too juicy tomatoes, it gets less messy in that way!GRILLED TOMATOES WITH ROSEMARY AND GARLICTomatoes, at least one…

ice cream delight

a room with a view (unfortunately not mine…)

TARTINE CON POMODORI SECCHI E CAPRINO or MINI SANDWICHES WITH SUN DRIED TOMATOES AND MARINATED GOAT’S CHEESE

Sometimes I make these for lunch when I’m alone home and feel like enjoy the pleasures of life… TARTINE CON POMODORI SECCHI E CAPRINO or MINI SANDWICHES WITH SUN DRIED TOMATOES AND MARINATED GOAT’S CHEESEThin slices of white bread100 g/…

aspects of life
CALAMARI RIPIENI or STUFFED CALAMARI SQUIDS

Calamari squids are delicious and it sounds more difficult than it is! Once you got the knack of filling the sacks, it gets easy. It is definitetly a recipe worth trying!CALAMARI RIPIENI or STUFFED CALAMARI SQUIDS4 servings600 g/ 21,2 oz…

Brickworks
PASTA CON SALVIA E MANDORLE or PASTA WITH SAGE AND ALMONDS

A quick but different pasta recipe with the full flavour of the sage leaning on the more rounded taste of the almond. PASTA CON SALVIA E MANDORLE or PASTA WITH SAGE AND ALMONDS4 servings400-500 g/14,1-17,6 0z pasta of any type20-15…

the end of the tunnel

solitaire

Tuscan fog

INVOLTINI DI MELANZANE E MOZZARELLA or AUBERGINE ROLLS WITH MOZZARELLA

Aubergines are very versatile tastewise, they mix well with a lot of different vegetables and they are lovely with pasta. This is a nice little antipasto that is quite easy and fast to make. INVOLTINI DI MELANZANE E MOZZARELLA or…