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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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GRAPE JAM TART

To celebrate harvest time of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes, I’ve made a tart base made with farro flour and rice flour, filled with a traditional jam made with Montepulciano D’Abruzzo grapes, it is known as “Scrucchiata” in local dialect. This grape jam take some effort in the preparation but its taste is delicious. It is made […]

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MARITOZZO WITH FRESH FIGS AND HUZELNUTS

Many people know about Italian “maritozzo” a sweet bread roll often filled with whipped cream, but today I would like to suggest a new version of this sweet bread, delicious for who loves figs. It is an healthy recipe perfect for breakfast. I have made maritozzi with three different filling: fresh  figs only, fresh figs  with cinnamon […]

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Apricot cake

This apricot cake  is similar to a roll tart. It is filled with fresh apricot and  dark chocolate shavings. This apricot cake is not too sweet, but is very intriguing. You could enjoy this apricot cake for breakfast or it could be served with a vanilla ice cream ball as after dinner treat. INGREDIENTS 600g […]

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AN OLD RECIPE TO PREPARE “TRESHING COOKIES” TO BE DIPPED IN MILK OR WINE

  This old recipe for cookies is based on a time-honoured Abruzzan tradition. These delicious biscuits are known as “threshing cookies” or “Rimbizz” in the local dialect. They were served for breakfast to all those who worked in the fields during the threshing season, who would then dip them in warm red wine. Breakfast was […]

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