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Spaghetti with prawns, watercress and pesto

Peppery, refreshing and full of goodness, watercress has been farmed since prehistoric times. Its season is now, though under the right conditions it will grow nearly all year round… Spaghetti with prawns and watercress and pumpkin seed pesto OR Spaghetti con gamberi al pesto di semi di zucca e crescione d’acqua Serves 2 (with leftover pesto) […]

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Roasted Vegetable and Watercress Linguine

We take on watercress this week and this recipe is fresh and delicious! Serves 4 – Preparation 10 minutes – Cooking 30 minutes Roasted vegetable and watercress linguine OR Linguine alle verdure arrostite e crescione d’acqua Ingredients 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 red onion, chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 100g chestnut mushrooms, […]

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Herbed Farro Polenta Topped With Veggies & Celery Leaf Pistachio Pesto

It has been an extraordinarily cool and wet May here in Italy, so instead of wanting to make my typical warm weather dishes, I am still in the kitchen making hearty soups, stews, meaty pasta dishes, and even polenta. My kids grew up enjoying a … Continue reading

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Limoncello Semifreddo

Desserts are not a regular part of our meals, but when we entertain, I feel like I need to finish off the meal with something sweet. Since many of the meals I plan for guests are multi-course affairs, I try and keep dessert light, and prefer to… Continue reading

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Eggs In Purgatory With Spinach & Peppers

We have been making a concerted effort to eat a little lighter this year which includes incorporating more meatless meals into our weekly menu. This egg dish is one that I used to make for the family on weekends many years ago, but for some rea… Continue reading

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Scallops With Tomatoes & Breadcrumbs

The holidays are quickly approaching, so I am busy collecting recipes, and making lists for holiday baking and family meals. Although I do love the idea of staying home Christmas Eve and preparing a big multi-course meal for the Feast Of The Se… Continue reading

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Family Travel In Italy

As the title says, here are 7 common sense ways to get more from your family’s travel to and in Italy. Really! Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – Aosta Valley Region, Piedmont Wine

The Aosta Valley is a little short on great wines, but the author found a fabulous Piedmont wine to substitute. Continue reading

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Italian Wedding Theme Favors

Italians have rich wedding traditions and choosing an Italian theme for a wedding is a great idea. The clothing, decorations, food and favors will all be stunning and tasty with the Italian theme as the basis. Continue reading

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Italian Recipes

Easy Italian Recipes – Quick And Delicious For The Entire Family Do you need easy Italian recipes that you can cook up fast that are delicious and inexpensive? Below are three very simple Italian recipes that do not require much … Continue reading

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Italia Roma

The Italian Food Culture The Italian food culture concerns not only what we see at Italian tables or in a rich Italian restaurant menu. It is something much deeper in Italians’ DNA. Italians have some beliefs that go beyond education … Continue reading

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