Roasted zucchini with mint

Summer in just arrived in Tuscany, a lot of sun and…vegetables…no mercy from the green garden we need to use all that and very soon as there will be more ready tomorrow!!!! Today we got zucchini which are very good even eater raw but roasted…what a delicious side dish! Here …

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Hunter’s style chicken


1 chicken cut into 8 pcs 2 medium onions 1 handfull of rosmary and sage chilli pepper (optional) 1/2 lt red wine 20 ml oil salt to taste 2 tablespoon of tomato puree black olives (optional) Put the chopped onion in a large pan with iol, salt, rosemary and sage …

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PASTA FRESCA (Fresh Pasta)

pasta fresca

PASTA FRESCA (Fresh Pasta) 100 grms of flour 1 egg 1 pinch of salt make a volcano with the flour and, using hands, form a hole in the center, breake the egg add salt and, if desired, 1 teaspoon of oil. Mix with a fork starting from the center, than …

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Pappa al Pomodoro

pappa al pomodoro

PAPPA AL POMODORO 10 ml oil 1 medium garlic clove 250 ml of peeled tomatoes 80/100 grams of sliced bread (better to use the day before bread) 3/4 basil leaves salt to taste warm the oil in a pan with salt and very thin cut garlic. When the garlic will …

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TIRAMISU’ 500 grms of mascarpone cheese 4 yolks and 4 white eggs 5 spoon of sugar 250 ml coffe enough ladyfingers bisquits bitter cocoa powder Whip the eggs’ white with sugar untill firm. Soften the mascarpone cheese with a spatula, when creamy, add 1 yolk at the time. Add whippes …

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   300 grms flour 150 grms sugar + enough for finishin 100 gr almonds 3 eggs + 1 for finishing 3 tablespoon of oil 1 tea spoon baking powder vanilla or lemon zest  Mix flour with baking powder, sugar and the choosen aroma. Add the 3 eggs, oil and almonds. …

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Cooking classes


having fun with nice guys from stars and stripes country making a real tuscan cooking class   —————————————————-