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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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

Cooking with… 

Yesterday, on my Inspired in Italy Facebook page, I asked who you all thought would be the star in my “Cooking with” series.. Well, no, its not Marco, my husband nor is it my mother in law. Great guesses though.

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Salsa di pomodoro with Vittorio

A couple days ago, I had a “date” with Vittorio yet again. This time he showed me how he makes Salsa di Pomodoro also known as Tomato sauce or even Marinara sauce.

There are so many different variations as to how to make the classic tomato sauce, and perhaps it varies from family to family or region to region.  Continue reading

Intro to Italian Etiquette…part 1

I’ve been living in Italy for going on five years now, so I think it’s safe to say I know a thing or two about the Italian Culture, specifically in Veneto. As with every region in Italy (20) there are different cultures, dialects, foods, traditions and so on..

There are some things that the Venetians are known for such as

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