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Gourgères – delicious cheese puffs

Gourgères – delicious cheese puffs

The gourgères are, for me, the French version of our beloved Brazilian pão de queljo. They are not the same, but they are very tasty the same. I had seen this recipe on Saveur and I have prepared it several times. Each time I have…

Pine cone cheese appetizer

Pine cone cheese appetizer

I had been keeping an eye on these pine cone cheese appetizer for a few years. They were always on my first list of appetizers to do for Christmas, but then, if it happens to you like me, if you have a list of 20…

Crunchy breadsticks with herbs and phyllo pastry

Crunchy breadsticks with herbs and phyllo pastry

Ever since I saw these crunchy breadsticks I couldn’t wait to try them. And the wait was rewarded. I saw them at Carlotta e i bassotto, a blog who inspired me several times (like stuffed zucchini flowers). It is a fantastic recipe. Very easy to…

Garlic dip

Garlic dip

In Italy, a garlic dip is not popular. Italians usually call an appetizer the whole bread and its topping. To write the Italian post I had to explain what a dip is – not necessary in the English language, nor in Brazil, where it is…

Baba Ganoush recipe

Baba Ganoush recipe

I often prepare baba ganoush when I have eggplants that need to be used soon. Right after, I ask myself why I don’t prepare this dish more often, so good and simple it is. I give you an idea of quantities but trust your taste.…

Cheese cream with cheese leftovers

Cheese cream with cheese leftovers

A cheese cream you would never say was made with cheese leftovers you have in your fridge. It is indeed a good idea, especially during quarantine, when we rarely go out for grocery shopping or have it delivered at home. As soon as I saw…

Tomatoes and olives wreath

Tomatoes and olives wreath

This tomatoes and olives wreath is very simple to prepare and it is also a beautiful decoration for your Christmas table. I put tomatoes and olives in the oven before, with some aromatic herbs, garlic powder and a thread of oil, so we enhanced their…

Vegetarian Christmas wreath

Vegetarian Christmas wreath

I fell in love with this Christmas wreath the moment I saw it. If you’re not new to my blog, you may already know that I am very sensible to beautiful recipes (that have to be tasty too). This Christmas wreath is so simple to…

Caprese Christmas Wreath

Caprese Christmas Wreath

Here you have a caprese Christmas wreath so easy that anyone can prepare it. With another great advantage: it is made of cherry tomatoes and mozzarella, often pleased by adults and children. I have another version of Christmas wreath that I like so much and…

Bunch of cold cuts roses

Bunch of cold cuts roses

A bunch of cold cuts roses seemed to me a wonderful idea, as soon as I saw it on Pinterest. I couldn’t wait to do it myself. I believe I’ll do it again for Christmas, but it is an idea that is good for any…