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Baby it’s cold outside: minestrone soup

It’s cold in Florence, today we have a bright sky and the light flooded my kitchen… but it’s still cold, I’m working at the desk, wearing more clothes of what I usually do. In days like these, it not easy to remind the importance of eating healthy and light, we needs rich and comforting dishes
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Curry lentil soup

London, 3 years ago, my first week-end without kids, 3 days walking for hours and hours, without a schedule, without “things to do”, just my favourite city, the white sky, the freezing winter air.  I ate this soup in a Pret a Manger shop, near Covent Garden. It was the soup of the day, spicy,
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Quick and easy pasta recipe: lemon tagliolini

Easy to make and so quick, believe me, this recipe is perfect for a midweek dinner.  If you have more time and a pasta machine, try to make the fresh tagliolini by yourself and this simple and poor dish will be a perfect solution for a family Sunday lunch. Ingredients:320 gr. (11.2 oz) tagliolini or
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An Italian Christmas, my homemade tortellini

It’s not a secret that I love Christmas and I love to host in my home the family’s Christmas lunch.Each year when the calendar turns to the first december’s days I start decoranting my house, baking cookies for friends and thinking to the Christmas menù.In my childhood memories on Christmas lunch there was always pasta.Pasta
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5 way to use breadcrumbs

Don’t waste your stale bread, grate it and toast it! You will discover like a poor ingredient can give a twist to your ordinary dish! You can prepare the white breadcrumb, grating just the white crumb, or the golden one, grating the bread crust. To dress your favourite pasta – In Sicily, the breadcrumb was considered the
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