Tartlets with leeks and potatoes

Happy New Year 🙂 ! We’ll start 2015 with a vegetarian quiche made with vegetables typical of the winter months. Here are the tartlets with leeks and potatoes, enriched with parmesan, enclosed in a tasty hazelnut shortcrust pastry. Notes If you want to prepare a single pie, you have to increase by 50% the crust ingredients and double the filling, and then … Read More

White gianduja hot chocolate

The time of a homemade hot chocolate has come! 🙂 This time, however, we decided to prepare a recipe less known, but equally delicious and suitable for adults and kids: white gianduja hot chocolate! The term gianduia indicates the simple addition of hazelnut paste to chocolate, in this recipe, white chocolate. A marriage less common than with milk chocolate or dark chocolate, but … Read More

Shaken iced coffee

These last days of summer warmth are trying to disappoint us… So let us not be overwhelmed and let’s prepare a good shaken iced coffee instead 🙂 !An easy and fast idea for a chat with some friends 🙂 .  

Green tomato jam

At the end of summer we often find ourselves with green tomatoes that do not want to mature… Here’s an unusual idea to use them: the green tomato jam 🙂 . This is an old recipe, handed down from our mom, and it is a great jam to be spread on bread, but it also perfect to fill pies or to accompany … Read More

Soupe à l’onion – Parisian onion soup

Autumn humidity has come, but we certainly won’t let it bring us down! 😉  That’s why we decided to prepare a dish that we personally have tasted in the the Halles in Paris: la soupe à l’onion gratinée, an onion soup with bread and cheese 🙂 . According to tradition, this onion soup should be eaten at dawn after a night out and, … Read More

Bichromatic salted Baci di Dama cookies – Lady’s Kisses

Here’s a nice appetizer, layered and very colorful as we promised last week 🙂 . The bichromatic salted Baci di Dama cookies are spiced up with turmeric and paprika and stuffed with a delicious mousse made with ham and Philadelphia cheese 😀 . We chose to prepare these small Baci cookies, first of all because they’re are good, secondly because they are layered (which … Read More

Chocolate chips muffins with orange zeste

You have invited your friends for a tea and do not know what to prepare? Here’s a quick recipe perfect for any casual occasions: chocolate chips muffins flavored with orange zest 😀 . Muffins are a little cakes from the Unites States, widespread primarily in the nineteenth century. The most classic version, with blueberries, is so popular that it has … Read More

Seuppa vapeulleunentse: Cabbage and fontina cheese flan

Another unique dish from the Aosta Valley! 😀 Cheers! For those not familiar with this delicacy of the Aosta Valley, the seuppa vapeulleunentse is a flan made with cabbage, fontina cheese and bread, native from the small village of Valpelline. Although, to be honest, an accurate and official recipe of this dish does not exist. Yep! Translating the word “Seuppa” into … 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

Yogurt tart

Have you ever had to prepare a dessert for a dinner, but the summer afternoon was so hot that you did not want to turn the oven on? Well, surely… This yogurt tart will solve your problem 🙂 The yogurt tart is a quick and easy to prepare and usually appreciated by anyone! You can serve it in its most … Read More