Torta al cioccolato

Whoever loves chocolate needs to absolutely make this torta ( cake).

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Tisana limone e zenzero

Deborah says “This drink helps me digest and sleep better at night”

In the evening, throughout Veneto, if not Italy it’s usual to have a liquor to help you digest after dinner.. Either with un caffe or alone. In Veneto, it’s normal to have grappa, amaro or an herb infused liquor that is usually made at home. Quite potent, if you ask me.

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TORTA ALLE PERE

 

”What is better than a slice of homemade Pear cake on a cold and rainy Monday in Treviso?”

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Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella and Turkey Sausage

Last night, I arrived home late, and was hungry… I needed to whip something up quick, yet healthy and light.
I searched through my refrigerator and found Eggplant, Mozzarella and Turkey sausage.
And 15 minutes later….

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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

Torta Variegato

While visiting with my family and friends in California, I decided to bring Italy to them.. So… Continue reading

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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