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SFOGLIATELLA ABRUZZESE RECIPE

Sfogliatelle abruzzesi are a sweet delicacy made from a fragrant shell enclosing a sweet filling made of grape jam mixed with toasted almonds. The sfogliatella is a very old traditional recipe of Abruzzo cuisine, probably it came from Naples, but it has been modified according to the availability of common ingredients of the Abruzzo territory […]

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HOW TO PRESERVE CHILI PEPPERS: DRIED CHILI PEPPERS AND CHILI INFUSED OLIVE OIL

Hot pepper is a staple in Abruzzo cuisine, dried or infused in oil, the hot pepper is a flavorful and healthy  finishing  touch for sautéed vegetables , soups, but also pasta and stews. It is the hot peppers  season and  our garden has plenty  of these wonderful fruits of different varieties like Trinidad Moruga Scorpion […]

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BROAD BEANS CREAM TARTS WITH PECORINO CHEESE AND BORAGE FLOWERS

When  broad beans are in season, eating broad beans freshly picked with bread and extra virgin olive oil is a must for people who live in Abruzzo.  The broad beans are a very versatile vegetable, we should not enjoy them only in the traditional way, so I thought to to make a finger food recipe. […]

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DISCOVERING LORETO APRUTINO, A FASCINATING AND FLAVOURFUL EXPERIENCE

As announced in my article “ Abruzzo an unknown jewel of Italy”, I’m presenting  to you one of the most beautiful villages of Abruzzo and also the place where I live, Loreto Aprutino. Today I want to tell you about its compelling story that inspired my passion for the extra virgin olive oil. Loreto Aprutino […]

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ORANGE YOGURT CAKE

  Dear friends I’m very proud to present to you this delicious orange cake recipe. I’ve made a sponge cake with extra virgin olive oil and greek yogurt flavoured with orange zest, filled with an homemade orange marmalade, finally  covered with a fine cream made with greek yogurt and orange marmalade. I am really satisfied! […]

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OLIVE OIL CHOCOLATE MUFFIN RECIPE

How to make mouthwatering chocolate muffins using extra virgin olive oil instead of butter. We had extra soft muffins using this muffin recipe, with a lower saturated fats content than chocolate muffins made with a traditional recipe! You could garnish them as you like, with sugar powder only or with a melted chocolate filling.  Try […]

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