A rainy Jubilee weekend and Jubilee inspired fresh fruit tarts

You have to be grateful to the Queen for giving us an extra day off in her 60th year of reign. I would have been even more excited if the weather were as… Continue reading

Cherry tomato and olive focaccia

Born and bred in Italy, and the best focaccia recipe I’ve ever tried comes from the Hairy Bikers.

Italian recipes /1: St. Vincent’s sweet breadsticks [Torcetti]

After months spent working on scones, hot cross buns, cupcakes, muffins, giant cookies and all things Anglo-American, I felt like I’ve been neglecting my native Country. I saw it as the perfect excuse… Continue reading

A weekend in Cornwall and a tiramisu with a twist

As I anticipated, after a few weeks of madness I can finally get back to my blog — at least partially. We just moved house and there’s still plenty to do, so it’s a miracle… Continue reading

I have not forgotten my beloved blog!

…I have only been very busy during the past four weekends. A post about my weekend in Cornwall will magically appear as soon as I have an internet connection in my new flat..… Continue reading

On souffles, birthday presents and perpetuated traditions

Home! At last! After a busy week with my family back in Italy, after having spent way longer than I would have liked on various means of transport or stuck in traffic jams,… Continue reading

Cookery School at Little Portland Street

Due to unforeseen circumstances there won’t be any baking or fancy cooking this weekend: the cheese souffle and the lavender marinade chicken will have to wait! To save my culinary weekend came a… Continue reading

Happy Easter!

Today I had my second ever taste of hot cross buns, and my first ever attempt at making them. I religiously followed Rachel Demuth’s recipe published on Great British Chefs‘ blog and they came… Continue reading

My set of business cards for the blog

From now on, when I visit a stall, I can take photos and ask questions without looking too much like a weirdo!

I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award!

..Which is really exciting but, being a newbie, I had to look it up and figure out what the next step was. Apparently this award has been designed to give a bit of… Continue reading