My Bite of Italy

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Avocado Ice Cream without ice cream maker Recipe

A couple of weeks ago a dear friend of mine gave me, from her garden, some avocados… in addition to Guacamole and Chicken and Avocado Salad, I didn’t know how to cook them! That’s...

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BLT: Hamburger, Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato!

Before going to the U.S., I have always looked with suspicion at the Mac Donald’s hamburgers (almost  the only one we know in Italy)… Then I realized why … because they have nothing to...

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Dark Chocolate Crinkles Recipe

For some of months I’ve seen cookies similar to these in a bakery in my country! They call them “grappini” because they have a little liqueur, but I was not able to catch the...

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Cream of Asparagus with Golden Croutons and Smoked Mozzarella Recipe

I love asparagus, but in my family they have never been a widely used ingredient … in fact, I think I started to eat them just when I got married and I started making...

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Chocolate Easter Zuccotto Recipe

Who says the Easter egg must be empty inside?? I’ve taken the idea of this Chocolate Easter Zuccotto from a book which deals only with chocolate recipes that was given to me by a...

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Very Easy Sponge Cake Recipe

Sponge Cake has always been, for me, one of those giants who makes you cry: the mere thought of whisking egg whites until stiff, beat red, stir gently … and then have the uncertainty...

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Chocolate Pastry Cream Recipe

Even the pastry cream, as the shortcrust pastry is the base of many Italian desserts, and even in this case, there are many versions and each has its own recipe, some very sophisticated, others...

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Shortcrust Flowers with Sorrento Citrus flavored Cream Racipe

I wanted something that would celebrate the beginning of spring, but it also has the scent of my land: Sorrento! checking out the internet I came across some photos of pastry in the shape...

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Orange Pastry Cream Recipe

Even the pastry cream, as the shortcrust pastry is the base of many Italian desserts, and even in this case, there are many versions and each has its own recipe, some very sophisticated, others...

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Shortcrust Pastry Yogurt Recipe

The shortcrust pastry is the base of many Italian desserts and there are many versions of it: everybody has its own recipe and has his theory. Only in my cookbook, there are at least...

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