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This is a dedicated post, as these crostini.
First, to
Babs (have I ever told you she’s great? have you seen her web site? not yet? com’on! what are you waiting for?) who made me discover a real love for greek yoghurt, Fage to be pricise. Since I’ve met her, I use Greek yoghurt in muffins, in sweet and savory cakes, I’ve made delicious but light desserts with fresh fruits and greek yoghurt, I have eaten it for breakfast with just a dollop of honey…

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Grandma Menna’s Kitchen: Fricassee Boiled Beef

Grandma Menna’s Kitchen: fricassee boiled beef

Granny was born and grown up in the countryside, in the same hamlet where my father was born and grown up and where I still live now, in the house that used to be a stable many years ago.

In my grandmother’s house used to live three generations together: there was her grandfather Tommaso – such a modern and up-to-date man, the first one to built an inner bathroom in the house in the whole hamlet -, then Pietro, Tommaso’s son and granny’s father, then granny Marcella, the only child, and a girl, indeed!
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Green Velvet

Green velvet

I’m always in search of something light and velvety, something that makes me feel good and free as a butterfly, something enjoying to cook and to eat, something fun, but that can also clean my coscience.
Yesterday I was lost in this quest, when Aunt Teresa suggested me this soup, made with leftover vegetables in your fridge. A touch of India, and here you have a velvety soup that keeps all the promises!

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