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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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

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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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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Chi non fa fadiga, non diventa figa

Hi everyone,

I took two weeks off on writing an article about my experiences at the gym with my Italian personal trainer because I was focusing too much on the numbers on the scale and less on the work out.. And every week when it was time to “weigh” in, I was full of mixed emotions..  Continue reading

On the road to a….

Well, It’s been one week since I decided to join the gym and so I decided that each week I would let you all know how I am doing on the road to a healthier new me..

One of my biggest problems is that I often get bored and especially if I don’t see any results. So, that was one of my issues this week.

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