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Panna Cotta with Chianti reduction and balsamic vinegar

Panna Cotta with Chianti reduction and balsamic vinegar

Panna Cotta with Chianti reduction and balsamic vinegar Serves 4 People:250 grams of milk, 250 grams cream, 100 grams demerara sugar, 3,5-4 grams of agar agar, 2-3 cardamom fruits, 1 tsp dried basil, a pinch of vanilla bean Chianti Reduction:375 ml…

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Easter cake - Pastiera Napoletana

Easter cake - Pastiera Napoletana

For the shortcrust pastry: 2 eggs, 500gr flour, 150 gr light brown cane sugar, 200 gr butter, pinch of salt, lemon zest. For the filling: 500 gr sheep ricotta cheese, 200gr light brown cane sugar, 250 gr cooked grain ( I buy it already boiled in jar…

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Easter Pizza with herbs

Easter Pizza with herbs

For the pizza dough 500g stone milled flour, 250-300 gr tepid water, dried yeast,salt, a pinch of sugar, 2 C. extra virgin olive oil. For the filling 1,5 kg curly escarole,1 garlic clove, 4 handfuls of chervil, 10 anchovy fillets in oil, 100 gr black…

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Easter Down South in Campania

Easter Down South in Campania

At Christmas or Easter time we drove ‘down south’ to see our grandparents. Though the long drive was often boring we were rewarded with the happiness of being cuddled and kissed by our relatives and spoilt with some “zeppole” fried sweet fritters – we…

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Easter cakes

Easter cakes

I just found a picture of myself when I was a kid and I was dressed up as a Spanish flamenco dancer for the Carnival festival, looking at it filled me with such a longing!!! The Carnival reminds me of the aroma of the “Cenci” a typical Tuscan dessert…

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