Pizza … I can’t resist!!
Pizza is my favourite food and apparently is also the world’s number one food. Since I moved near Edinburgh few years ago I tried various pizza places. Here are some examples! Matto is definitely one of my favourite, great pizza and creative toppings! Razzo is […]
Raspberry crumble slice
I visited Austria many times with my parents as I grew up very close to the Austrian border. This recipe it’s my version of a Linzer torte, from the Austrian city of Linz, a delicious jam tart with a soft and fragrant pastry. It brings […]
Pizza al taglio
So few days ago my kids wanted pizza, as the best pizzeria in town is closed due to Covid-19, I decided to make it. This is my favourite one as it’s good even if you bake it in a domestic oven. Usually the pizza al […]
Tea loaf or Bara Brith
Since I moved in this country I learn the reassuring power of a cup of tea and a slice of this tea loaf is the perfect accompaniment. This recipe create a moist fruit loaf with plump dried fruit as they are soaked in tea overnight. […]
Comfort food for the winter months … Gnudi
It’s been too long since my last post and I know I keep you posted on Instagram but it’s nice to post here on my blog where I can also add recipes. This recipe is for Gnudi a traditional Tuscan recipe that literally means naked. […]
Celebrating 15 years!
Fifteen years ago we booked five no return tickets to Scotland, and for my family and me, this was the best decision ever. When I moved in this country the first thing that struck me was the wind, a constant companion that keeps the air […]
Focaccia di Recco
A few days ago I received a text from my local deli shop, Provender Brown, announcing that my special order has been delivered … the crescenza. This fresh and creamy cheese is known in Italy as crescenza or stracchino and has a flavour and consistency […]
Delicious meatballs and the power of the language.
A few days ago I was delivering a lesson in collaboration with a Modern Language teacher and her pupils whom are learning Spanish. The class was making different kind of Spanish food amongst which also some meatballs and I started thinking that my meatballs are […]
La Sagra Italiana in Glasgow
Yesterday I spent my afternoon at the Sagra Italian in George Square in Glasgow. A Sagra is a festival that often happens during the summer in every Italian village to showcase their culture, tradition and culinary specialities. And La Sagra Italiana 2019 is a perfect […]
Italy on a plate
In the last few days, I started to declutter and spring cleaning the house and amongst magazines and recipe books, I found an award I wan in 2009 at a cookery exibition and competition in Glasgow. I don’t take enough credit for all my accomplishments […]