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Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine is probably the first savory pie I made “as an adult”. It comes from a recipe book that my father gave me as a girl, which was part of a series of a popular Brazilian industry, for which he worked at the time.…

Gingerbread men

Gingerbread men became a constant presence in our Christmas. I started making them regularly a few years ago, following this recipe. This year I decided to try a new one, the one that should be the original one. I say should because we know that…

Saint Lucy’s cookies

I read the story of Santa Lucia cookies today. They say that in Verona, around the thirteenth century, there was an epidemic of disease in the eyes of children. They then decided to make a pilgrimage to a church in the name of Santa Lucia.…

Gomes de Sa salted codfish

Gomes de Sà salted codfish is one of the many Portuguese recipes for cooking this tasty fish. They are masters at cooking it and teach us simple recipes like this one. I saw this recipe on Leite’s Culinaria, and I added potatoes based on the…

Banana and cocoa treat

A simple, easy, and irresistible banana and Cocoa dessert. Considering that each one has around 60 calories, I would say it is a whim we can afford. Super easy to prepare, it is the ideal solution when you have that overwhelming desire for sweet but…

Cacio e pepe pasta

I propose a slightly revisited cacio e pepe pasta recipe (cheese and pepper). Easy for anyone to do, as no special skills are required. I find it easier than the traditional cacio e pepe pasta because here there is no risk of the cheese solidifying…

Buckwheat cookies

How to make buckwheat cookies Ingredients: 180 g of buckwheat flour 100 g 00 + flour for the work surface 120 g of cold butter from the fridge 90 g of brown sugar 1 egg a pinch of salt 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract  …

Banana bonbon

This banana bonbon had been tempting me for quite a while. and I finally prepared it last week. I liked this recipe straight away because it is a healthy dessert. It contains no added sugars and is a set of healthy ingredients. To tell the…

Zucchini flowers omelet

The zucchini flowers omelet is an excellent way to prepare a light and tasty second course quite quickly. Usually, I prepare zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta or in the shape of a savory pie with buffalo mozzarella and anchovies, and I must say that I…

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…


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Banana and cocoa treat

Banana and cocoa treat

A simple, easy, and irresistible banana and Cocoa dessert. Considering that each one has around 60 calories, I would say it is a whim we can afford. Super easy to prepare, it is the ideal solution when you have that overwhelming desire for sweet but…

Banana bonbon

Banana bonbon

This banana bonbon had been tempting me for quite a while. and I finally prepared it last week. I liked this recipe straight away because it is a healthy dessert. It contains no added sugars and is a set of healthy ingredients. To tell the…

Morning glory cake

Morning glory cake

How to resist a Morning glory cake? The name would be enough, which makes us wake up with a smile in our mouth, like in a good American romantic film. Then when you read the ingredients – carrots and fresh fruit – and it becomes…

Simple apple pie

Simple apple pie

This simple apple pie is the perfect recipe for the ones who search for low fat and low sugar desserts. It is a delicious and crispy nest filled with apples, little brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. I saw the recipe on TheSpruceEats blog and couldn’t wait…

Simple carrot cake

Simple carrot cake

A simple carrot cake that will conquer you immediately. Because it is very simple to prepare. Because it is healthy. Because it is so fluffy. This is one of those recipes I read and immediately go to the kitchen to prepare it. I had all…