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

Aeolian Islands pasta

Several weeks since our first pasta recipe have already passed… How could we drop into oblivion this important dish 😉 ? Today we’re presenting our favorite pasta. A recipe coming from the vulcanic Aeolian Islands, in Sicily, made with a rich sauce with tuna, onion, peppers, olives and capers 😀 . As we already said, this recipe comes straight from the beautiful … Read More

Moussakà

Who has never heard of the moussaka, the meat and aubergines pie of Greek origin? 🙂 Certainly it is a plate a little laborious because of the timing, but if you have patience, you will be amply rewarded. There are several versions, some with fried eggplant, some with lamb meat, and others with a base of finely sliced potatoes. Our … Read More

Goulash: Hungarian meat soup

The goulash is, together with the dobos torta, the most famous dish of Hungarian cuisine: a rich meat soup with vegetables (potatoes, carrots and onions) flavored with paprika 😀 . To be precise this dish is so important for Hungary to be one of the national dishes and a simbol for the entire nation! Goulash has a very ancient origin, … Read More

Scones

Happy New Year everyone! The first recipe of 2014 is a traditional Scottish cakelet, that certainly you have already heard about, the scones 🙂 : small rounded buns, slightly sweetened, served along with afternoon tea. We propose a dough with whole wheat flour enriched by raisins and cranberries. We tasted the scones the first time during our trip to Edinburgh, in a … Read More

Red Velvet Cake

After having presented the Red velvet cupcakes, it was our due to introduce the unique and unimitabile Red Velvet Cake 🙂 ! The history of this charming cake with that white-red contrast that characterizes is very special, and even though we’ve already told it in the cupcakes, today we’re going to tell you again 🙂 . In the 20s, a lovely lady tasted … Read More

Boston Clam Chowder

We continue our culinary journey in the United States, presenting the Boston Clam Chowder 🙂 . This soup, typical of the state of New England, is both tasty, thanks to bacon and clams, and delicate because the potatoes and milk dissolve the taste of the shellfish. The Clam Chowder is often served in a loaf of bread to be consumed with the … Read More

Syrian coffee

You may think this recipe is very simple, but if you try it, you will certainly be seduced by the flavour of this spiced coffee! And when you sip it, maybe accompanying it with some rose loukoum, you’ll feel just like among the pages of “One Thousand and One Nights” 😀 . The paculiarity this coffee is adding some cardamom pods … Read More

Annecy – In search of new flavours

Some days ago, we decided to take a trip in the Annecy… That’s right, beside the passion for cooking, we share the one for traveling! Even better, if we discover new flavours and new recipes to share with you 😉 Annecy, the Venice of the Alps: a small town with marine look, nestled between the beautiful mountains of Eastern France. Just … Read More

Tomato velouté

Prepare and enjoy this tomato soup take us back with memories to our trip to Ireland a few year ago 🙂 . We were on the windy cliffs of Dun Aonghasa, the most famous of the prehistoric stone forts of the Aran Islands, County Galway. After a morning spent in the company of hospitable Irish weather, we could not ask for … Read More