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Paper Chef # 11

Paper Chef # 11Yesterday was a wonderful autumn Sunday, the sky was blue, the air clear and the sun shining and where was I? In the kitchen, forgetting time and space for the sake of finding the right recipe to…

light and shade

stretching oneself to the limits

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PACCHETTINI DI MORTADELLA E CAPRINO or TINY MORTADELLA PARCELS WITH FRESH GOAT’S CHEESE

Today the sky is blue again and my spirit soars after days and days of rain and chilly mornings. Too early for my taste especially as winter for us means freezing. Our house is cold and humid as most stone…

yesterday
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…)