Archive for ‘August, 2013’

mediterranean roasted vegetable israeli couscous

Couscous is a staple ingredient in dishes from Morocco and North Africa and is very popular around the world and now found in a variety of…

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what i was reading… 26.august.2013

                It is almost the end of August and the fall is upon us. I for one cannot wait…

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espresso & dark chocolate brownies

Espresso and dark chocolate. These two luxurious ingredients were born soul mates in my book. I throughly enjoy anything that incorporates the intensity and smokiness of…

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what i was reading… 19.august.2013

Ciao, e che bella lunedi. (what a beautiful Monday)¬†I do hope your weekend was relaxing and full of adventures, both food-related and otherwise. So what was…

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asian dry rub baby back pork ribs

I love spice flavors from Spanish saffron and smoky sweet paprika to garam masala and the bold heat and bite of ginger, curry, Thai roasted red…

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what i was reading… 12.august.2013

It’s Monday, foodie friends and here is what I was reading from this past week and weekend. I would love to hear your comments and know…

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heirloom tomato bruschetta & homemade ricotta

This is the quintessential summer dish for me. I remember visiting the vegetable garden (giardino) during late summer to pick what my Mammina Loreta needed for…

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what i was reading… 5.august.2013

Felice Lunedi (Happy Monday!) to you all. Check out my fresh off the presses “what i was reading…”¬†feature today. Send me your comments and let me…

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roasted mushroom salad

Funghi. Mushrooms. I love all forms of edible mushrooms, from ground and tree mushrooms to the basic white button and baby bella mushrooms I find at…

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