Cantucci all'Olio

Cantucci all'Olio

Ingredients 280 grams of flour 00 + a handful to form the loaves 200 grams of sugar 2 eggs 100 gr of almonds 40 gr of seed oil 1 teaspoon of baking...

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Candied Spiced Nuts

Candied Spiced Nuts

One of my favorite things about Italian dining is the fact that they serve fresh fruit and nuts after most meals.  In honor of my adopted home I tr...

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Herby Feta and Yogurt Dip

Herby Feta and Yogurt Dip

Want a little slice of Mediterranean heaven on your Thanksgiving table this year? This herby feta and yogurt dip by @yossyarefi is the perfect add...

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Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Savory breakfasts aren't really a thing here in Italy.  They prefer an espresso and Nutella filled pastry.  No matter how hard I try to adjust, m...

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Trini Stewed Eggplant

Trini Stewed Eggplant

If August was a vegetable it would be eggplant.  This Trini stewed eggplant recipe from Brigid Washington is divine.  I barely had time to photogra...

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Olive Oil Cleanser

Olive Oil Cleanser

  In ancient times, when clean water was scarce, olive oil was used to clean the body and protect the skin. It penetrates effectively to cleanse ...

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Beetroot and Mint Salad

Beetroot and Mint Salad

Ingredients 4 tsp fine sugar 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar Juice of 2 lemons 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 12 cooked beetroots, a mix of colours if you ...

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Gamberi alla Catalana

Gamberi alla Catalana

Ingredients Shrimp (peeled & deveined) Cherry tomatoes Mango Pickled red onions  Basil (fresh) EVOO White wine vinegar Salt Preparation Cu...

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Quick Pickled Onions

Quick Pickled Onions

This recipe is great to have on hand all year long, these onions add oomph to almost anything.  A tasty, simple and healthy addition to the condim...

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