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This risotto with black rice from the po valley and saltwort (barba di frate) is full of Italian ingredients and flavours and you might as well find it on an Italian menu. I just got inspirated from what I had at home at that moment! The black rice is also perfect for other rice dishes. I picked it up in a deli named Eataly. You already might know Eataly from […]

Recently I was in Italy and of course I shopped a lot of groceries there ;). I discovered some italian specialties , like cima di rapa. When I see something special like this I have to buy it! What I will do with, I’ll figure out at home. In this case I made an easy, but very delicious pasta dish, which features the cima di rapa perfectly! Cima di Rapa […]

Today I’m presenting a true classic on the blog: an italian lasagne with minced beef!  Lasagne is real soulfood, but you need some time for the preparation. Today I’m showing you my version of a lasagne with minced beef and béchamel sauce. Basically it is possible to make a lasagne from everything, so you can also make a lot of vegetarian versions and get creative about that! But every now […]

This recipe is placed with the elobarate recipes in the book and that just hold me back a bit. But that’s totally unfair, since the recipe is made in no time at all. Moreover, if you make it with some of my adjustments. The recipe suggests to use homemade ladyfingers, but I didn’t had any intentions to make my own. Luckily I had some bought ones at home. The suggested […]

Last week I visited my beloved hometown. One evening I was out in a restaurant, where I ordered a chai tea after dinner. On the plate with the tea, there it was: a cantucchini, also known as biscotti di Prato (to be correct: it’s one biscotto and several biscotti). An Italian cookie specialty. Something I’ve never liked. That’s because every time, when I lied my hands on one of these, […]