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IT'S THE SEASON

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READY FOR FLORENCE’S INFERNO?

Cook, eat, and toast to Florence’s sinners:

HOW TO SPEND A WINTER SUNDAY AT HOME LIKE AN ITALIAN

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from the blog: Winter in an Italian kitchen

authentic Italian sausage sauce recipe

Italian sausage pasta recipe with pork sausages, spices and a dash of wine.

Italian Chiacchiere recipe for Carnevale

Chiacchiere are Italian fried dough strips dusted with powdered sugar. Here’s the authentic recipe to make these crunchy Carnival sweets!

28 + 1 unbeatable winter salad recipes

28 + 1 Unbeatable Winter Salad Recipes from Hypertalented Bloggers

overnight oatmeal recipe with persimmon

Overnight oatmeal recipes: persimmon pulp healthy breakfast overnight oats.

chickpea tuna salad with chard, oregano, and olive oil

chard, chickpeas and tuna filets with looots of fresh oregano

puntarelle alla romana

Puntarelle Alla Romana is the Winter salad of Rome! Here’s the authentic, traditional recipe with the anchovy dressing.

kale bruschetta from Tuscany

Sautéed black kale bruschetta with olive oil and red chili. Make the bruschetta with kale when you have a delicious loaf of crusty Italian bread.

Sicilian fennel and orange salad recipe

Sicilian orange salad with olives, shallot and fennel

how to make polenta from cornmeal + gricia polenta

Soft polenta, made from scratch, with crunchy guanciale and grated pecorino.

savory oatmeal recipes: Italian oatmeal soup with pear crisps & prosciutto flakes

A flaming oatmeal soup with sweet pear crisps and savory prosciutto flakes.

kale Buddha bowl

a raw kale Buddha bowl with lentils, barley, cashews and pomegranate vinaigrette

kale pesto recipe

Kale pesto with crunchy almonds, sweet raisins and fancy dried tomatoes.

Italian mushroom soup with parmesan broth

A decadent mushroom soup cooked in aromatic parmesan broth.

Tuscan white bean and kale soup recipe

bread tuscan soup: kale, potatoes and white beans to restore you from a cold, windy, winter day

zabaglione with gingerbread cookies

creamy zabaione & spicy gingerbread cookies: they’re in love!

Italian sausage stuffing recipe (with pandoro!)

In this post, I’m sharing with you an Italian sausage stuffing. It is made with apples, Pandoro, walnuts, and olive oil.

pumpkin ravioli with sage butter (and a pinch of spices)

Italian pumpkin ravioli made with an American twist: pumpkin spice.

ITALIAN PUMPKIN SOUP RECIPE FROM SCRATCH

Curry pumpkin soup with crunchy cinnamon hazelnuts

Crema di zucca al curry con croccanti nocciole alla cannella.

artichokes recipe from Rome

Roman styles artichokes made with mint, breadcrumbs and a hint of liquor

hot chocolate with nutmeg

Italian hot chocolate with nutmeg and honey for Valentine’s Day

COMFORTING ITALIAN VIN BRULÉ – THE RECIPE WITH ORANGE ZEST

an easy recipe for your holiday gifts: homemade mulled wine mix, the best foodie Christmas present

gingerbread hot chocolate mix recipe

drink it or give it, but make it ginger

pandoro french toast recipe & pandoro wishes

Pandoro french toast with Italian pandoro, olive oil, and brown sugar.

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