Posts from the ‘italian spring time recipes’ category

roman zucchini fritters with parmigiano cheese

An abundance of gorgeous summer harvest zucchini would always challenge us to create tasty new dishes that include this healthy and delicious ingredient. One of our…

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spring {primavera}: artichoke & potato tarte

The spring season brings warmer temperatures that feed our souls, especially for those of us who have endured the frozen climes for what seems like a winter…

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summer solstice: spicy eggs, italian caffe shakerato & a bowl of cherries

Summer solstice I watch as each hot, humid day winds down into a warm, sultry summer evening. Life has slowed to a pace that I prefer. Time…

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chicken piccata (piccata di pollo)

What is piccata? The definition of the italian word  “piccata” basically means “larded” or tasty, savoury or piquant (sharp) like the flavor of lemon or brined capers. Larding…

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mini limoncello and lemon tortes

Sweet treats and indulgences are one of my life’s secret luxuries. There are those of us who love chocolate (I adore dark chocolate) and those of…

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primavera: egg yolk with egg tagliolini & spring vegetables

Italy celebrates spring with an abundance of seasonal vegetables that gracefully leads us in to the preparations of an upcoming Easter (Pasqua) holiday. This day is…

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