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ENGLISH BREAKFAST PIZZA

An exciting match on the soccer playing field and a perfect marriage of flavors in the kitchen. On the occasion of the match between England and Italy for 2014 Brazilian world cup which will take place on Saturday 14th June, we decided to prepare a fusion dish, mixing Italian and English cuisine.  This recipe is […]

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Sagne e fagioli

“Sagne” are  strips of pasta whose size is generally 6 mm in width and 6-8 cm in length and they are typical of Abruzzo’s culinary tradition. In the past, farmers considered egg pasta a specialty dish, prepared on special occasions and festivals . “Sagne e fagioli” was a poor man’s dish because sagne were made only […]

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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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FARRO WITH SAFFRON ON BROAD BEANS CREAM

This recipe has a longer cooking time but it’s worth the wait. Not only is it really tasty, it’s also high in nutritional value. SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 300 g of whole grain farro or pearled farro (remember that whole grain farro is the richer in fibre content but it must be soaked for 12 hours […]

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RISOTTO WITH PRAWNS AND WILD ASPARAGUS

Asparagus is in season and I like to hunt for wild asparagus in the woods. Yesterday, I picked a lot of wild asparagus, so I decided to make a delicious risotto with a delicate flavour: risotto with prawns and wild asparagus. When I cook with fish, I don’t like to use much spice as I […]

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