Muffin alla marmellata 

I wasn’t really the girl who liked  to bake or cook. It was always so much easier to just buy muffins at the supermercato but then after living in Italy for going on five years now, something changed my mind. Continue reading

3 of a kind 

It isn’t everyday you see three of a kind..

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California Dreamin’

What a busy couple of months I have had..Before, I left for my California adventure, Continue reading

Torta sette vasetti

I wanted to share with you all a traditional Italian cake recipe. No measuring cups or teaspoons are required and it is quite normal that the Italians don’t  use an electrical mixer and everything is ”un po” and ”quanto basta”

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Castagnole al cioccolato 

Now, that the Carnevale has officially started in Venice today, I decided to share with you all a recipe for Castagnole al Ciccolato.

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Panevin

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Here is one of the largest bonfires in the Province of Treviso in a small village called Arcarde. 

 

My friend Kelly and fellow expat who also lives in Treviso pretty much summed up what tonights festivities throughout Italy consists of..

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È arrivata la neve

 

Well, finally the snow has arrived in Italy.. Everyone should be just as thrilled as I am… There is nothing more magical than watching the snow fall..

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Venezia in an hour

For the longest time, I have been wanting to take my son to Venezia.. Being that it is the first of January, the first day of a New Year, I thought why not cross off a couple of firsts for Luca James and I too..

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Buon Anno/Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year friends ! ! ! ! ! !

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Cioccolata Calda

Autumn is here and with Autumn in Italy brings  cioccolata calda (Hot Chocolate)

Have you ever had an Italian hot chocolate? If you haven’t had the opportunity to try it, let me try to explain the best way I know and how good it is and how it warms your soul on those colder mornings..

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