A love letter. Hazelnut and white chocolate biscotti

Date febbraio 14, 2014

Today I am going to use my blog for strictly personal intents, to write a love letter. It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m feeling romantic. When this morning I left home, it was hard to say goodbye, I could not tear myself away, I wanted to stay five minutes longer, for one last kiss, one last […]

Happiness is (sharing) a slice of chocolate cake

Date gennaio 22, 2014

A few days ago, while I was working here in my kitchen on the second or third day of a new diet – read diet as a slightly controlled food habit to get rid of the Christmas feast – I had a sudden urge, a strong desire, a physical need to stick my fork into […]

Calzoncelli, chocolate and almond Christmas cookies. My edible gift for the Italian Table Talk

Date dicembre 9, 2013

Grandma would visit my granddad relatives in Melfi, a mid mountain town in Basilicata, in the South of Italy, about twice a year, in summer and shortly before Christmas. In summer I usually joined her and granddad, but I couldn’t skip school in December, so I would wait for her at home, dreaming about the […]