So many interesting alternative flours have become more generally available -—particularly here in New York, where upstate growers are offering their own milled grains — that it’s been time to experiment with using them in bread. 997 more words
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Autumn means chestnuts, and in Italy there is a very particular and interesting traditional cake made with chestnut flour: the Castagnaccio.
More precisely is a cake typical of the regions Tuscany, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont and Lazio, but it’s also made on Corsica island. 719 more words
My adorable husband has quickly adapted to my new situation as a dependent woman. Making the bed, doing the house cleaning, buckling me up in the car, picking up heavy stuff, being the Strong Guy who can unscrew stubborn jar lids for me, no problem, he can handle all this … But playing taxi driver in order to go push a cart through the aisles of a food store, even organic, forget it! 376 more words
Gardening has taken me away from almost everything these last two weeks. No blogging, no piano, practically no reading, and cooking kept to the bare minimum… All this sacrificing just so I could spend my days outside, on my knees, in the flower beds, inspired by two great bloggers and gardeners, … 663 more words