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The easiest (but not less tasty) banana ice cream

The easiest (but not less tasty) banana ice cream

My mother sent me this banana ice cream recipe some time ago, through email. I didn’t prepare it until yesterday and remained astonished. How can a simple ingredient result in such a transformation? Yes, because it’s the simplest recipe I’ve ever known. I only accept […]

Grilled shrimps, very easy to prepare

Grilled shrimps, very easy to prepare

These grilled shrimps are super easy to prepare. You don’t need a barbecue as you can cook them with a common pan on your cooktop. I use a flat non adherent pan to prepare them. I use to say that I am not expert in […]

Christmas bread wreath

Christmas bread wreath

When I first saw this Christmas bread wreath in Aurelia’s blog, I knew immediately I’d prepare it. I left the page opened on my browser for days (yes, I am among those who leave many pages open and never turn the computer off). Let’s begin […]

Strawberry Santa Claus

Strawberry Santa Claus

When I first saw this strawberry Santa Claus I could quite not wait to prepare it. They’re beautiful, they’re sweet…I quite had no courage to eat them. They are those kind of Christmas treats that takes us back to our childhood’s memories, those kind of […]

Christmas almond cookies

Christmas almond cookies

These Christmas almond cookies attracted me for its decoration when I saw them in a Martha Stewart Living magazine. I saved the recipe for Christmas. While deciding with my friend Emanuela which cookies prepare for Christmas, we were directed toward another already-known recipe, as during […]

The perfect passatelli recipe from chef Bruno Barbieri

The perfect passatelli recipe from chef Bruno Barbieri

I tried a passatelli recipe years ago and I loved it. I tried to replicate them at home but, even if it tasted good, the dough was too hard to work. Imagine my husband  broke a potato smasher trying to make them. Years passed by […]

Flower bread

Flower bread

I had posted this flower bread recipe a long time ago. Then, while changing hosting service, I lost a lot of my recipes (yes, it happened! And my backups were in my laptop that…had just been formatted!) and, since then, have been promising me (and […]

Lovely gingerbread cookies

Lovely gingerbread cookies

I have always dreamed to prepare gingerbread cookies. I don’t know why, but something always turned my attention elsewhere and, soon Christmas was gone and I had not prepared them. This year I have finally prepared them. Thanks to my friend Emanuela who proposed me […]

Adorable glass cookie recipe

Adorable glass cookie recipe

I prepared this glass cookie recipe thinking about Christmas, even if I end up loving the heart shaped one more than the star shaped cookie. It is a simple cookie recipe…with a great effect, in my opinion. A really cute idea not only for Christmas, but anytime […]

And so this is Christmas cookies

And so this is Christmas cookies

Since I saw these Christmas cookies I keep singing John Lennon’s song – and so this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun… I love John Lennon (my dog is called Lennon and his mate Yoko […]


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