Gingerbread cookies, little Zenzy from Shrek

gingerbread cookies

Watching movies, we are always looking for scenes with dishes that inspire us: yet we had almost missed Shrek! In this animated movie by Dreamworks not only food is important in many scenes, but it also comes to life and becomes a nice side character: Zenzy! So here we’ve got our recipe of gingerbread cookies. Gingerbread are soft and spicy … Read More

Apple strudel from Fantastic beasts and where to find them

If you have watched Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, you’ll certainly remember the apple strudel that Queenie prepares for the stunned Kowalski 🙂 . Its fragrance enchants the confectioner almost as much as the beautiful sorceress. Once the scene was over, our usual analysis and reconstruction of the recipe began. Let’s start with the obvious, it’s an apple … Read More

Salassi Roast: chicken roast with herbs

If you remember, our blog is culinary partner of Gorchlach: the legend of Cordelia and, as promised, we’ll continue the journey through time presented by the series itself 🙂 . These first gloomy days of autumn have inspired us and made us think about what probably our Salassi ancestors met during their passage over the Alps to conquer the today’s Valle … Read More

Garfield's Lasagne

Lasagne are one of the most popular dishes of Italian cuisine 🙂 . Sheets of egg pasta, stuffed with meat sauce, bechamel and grated Parmesan. There are many regional variations of this dish, although the most famous is that of Bologna; the meat, of excellent quality, must be half beef and half pork to give more flavor to the sauce 🙂 … Read More

Cider of Cordelia eggnog

We’re at the end of the Carnival this year…But before going back to our diet it is absolutely necessary to enjoy a last bite! And what caould be better than a warm eggnog just typical of this period? 🙂 The recipe that we’re presenting today differs slightly from traditional eggnog flavored with marsala, because we used the apple cider. And because we … Read More

Katniss Everdeen's lamb stew with dried plums and wild rice

The past years we have presented two recipes taken from famous books Hunger Games: the pumpkin brew and roasted quails with tangerines. Today at the release of the last chapter of the saga, we could not let slip the opportunity to present the favorite dish of Katniss! The lamb stew with dried plums and wild rice. “The stew’s made with tender chucks of lamb … Read More

Harvest cake from Drag me to Hell

Halloween is almost here and you do not know what to prepare for your guests yet? Could Harvest cake with carrots from the popular film “Drag Me to Hell” be more suitable? 🙂 If you’ve seen the movie you know what we’re talking about and you know what happens to the protagonist when she tries to eat her slice. And why … Read More

White Russian

Today we’re proposing the White Russian: a sweet and delicate classic cockatil, made with vodka, kalhua and cream, or milk if you want to make it more dietary 😉 . This cocktail derives from the Black Russian, which contains only vodka and kalhua. Probably you will remember it from the movie “The Big Lebowski” by the Coen brothers, where the … Read More

Ratatouille

After harvesting a large basket of vegetables from the garden,  we decided to prepare the ratatouille. A mixture of seasonal vegetables: eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes accompanied with piperade sauce made of sweet peppers and onions, and flavoured with thyme, oregano and parsley 🙂 . The veggies are cut into thin discs and arranged alternately in concentric circles over a thin layer … Read More

Sansa's lemon and almond cakes

Today the 5th season of Game of Thrones will sadly close, we have been inspired by the book and the series to prepare a cake to taste during the last episode :). So, here come some lemon cakes with almonds, brown sugar and the exotic touch of cardamom. Halfway between a biscuit and a cake, these desserts look like giant … Read More