This is a Christmas recipe taken from my Mother’s diary where she recorded recipes from our childhood days. The flavor, smell and texture of these hazelnut balls bring so many nostalgic memories and instil in me the warm spirit of Christmas. Hope they work this way for you too! Ingredients: 400g flour, sifted 300g butter, […]
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This cake is primarily prepared during the Christmas season in Genoa but it is even popular in the rest of the Liguria region, in Italy. In the United Kingdom, a similar version is known as Genoa cake. I know what you are thinking. Am I going to propose a Christmas recipe now? More than a […]
This article featured in Cibus magazine, December edition I have recently acknowledged the truth that my love for Italian food has left me no eye for other cuisines. So, I have endeavored to widen my horizons and liberate my taste buds for the gastronomy of other countries. And there I was, few days after my […]
It’s been a week of chopping, boiling, rolling, filling, baking and making and finally on Christmas day we served our passionately planned lunch which consisted of: Mixed cured meats from Umbria, aged pecorino cheese, home-made fig and balsamic vinegar chutney, and wild boar pate served on toasted Maltese bread Fresh ox-tail soup Home-made ravioli of broccoli and […]
It is that time of year again when invitations for lunches, dinners and drinks invade your calendar! I love the thrill and warmth of Christmas time! As December begins I buy all my favourite range of Italian cookery magazines and start designing menus and preparing the food which can be made ahead. Needless to say, […]