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Garlic Tapenade for Tapas

Yield: Approximately 1-1/2 cups of tapenade


  • 1/2 head of elephant garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped (approximately 1/2 cup of chopped garlic)
  • 1 whole dried Sicilian red pepper, torn into flake-sized pieces…
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Spinach and mushroom quesadillas

It’s June and the hot weather has definitely arrived! Time for some light lunches, like this quesadilla. It’s quick, easy and satisfying. I enjoyed this on my roof terrace under a HUGE parasol because otherwise I would have melted! 225 more words


A soup coming from the past...

The talented cook that my grandmother was, had two very significant, what we would call today, signature dishes; a “beans and pasta soup” and “risotto con le cicche”. 524 more words


Pasta Fagioli con le Cozze

This is very new to us Poles. Pasta with beans and mussels in the tomato and pepper sauce. For me personally it couldn’t get any stranger, but the taste is awesome. 424 more words



This is one more example in the series of “Italian eating news” to me. In Poland we eat Tortellini (which of course is an Italian delicacy) as one of the ingredients of a salad. 213 more words


Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Do you think that Spaghetti alla Carbonara should be prepared with cream? Do you even prepare it this way at home? Is it a thing that is obvious for you like 2+2=4? 405 more words


Spiralized Pumpkin Spaghetti with Sausages and Kale

  • 300g of spiralized pumpkin spaghetti
  • 4 sausages
  • 3/4¬†kale leaves
  • oil
  • a pinch of salt
  • fry slightly the kale laves in a frying pan with some oil…
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